Could Oliver Queen be the next American Ninja Warrior? Recently, Arrow star Stephen Amell said he wants to compete on the NBC series, TVLine reports.
Hosted by Matt Iseman, the competition show features contestants trying to complete increasingly difficult obstacle courses before tackling the ultimate challenge on the Las Vegas Strip.
On Twitter, Amell reached out to the show, telling them he’d like to compete in 2017:
Hey @ninjawarrior – I would like to compete on your show in 2017.
— Stephen Amell (@StephenAmell) September 3, 2016
Here’s Iseman’s response:
We accept. Can we borrow the Arrow Cave for the City Finals? https://t.co/4xwcO8RJC9
— Matt Iseman (@mattiseman) September 4, 2016
Season five of Arrow premieres on October 5th.
What do you think? Are you a fan of Arrow? Would you watch Amell on American Ninja Warrior? Do you think he could win?
I’m a big fan ANW and a fan of Arrow. Stephen Amell is obviously in decent shape but there are ANW veterans that train year round specifically for the event that still fail to make it past stage 2 or 3 and sometimes even the best of them have failed on stage 1. Plus, this last season had obstacles that I think would give even Batman some difficulty. i don’t think anyone at NBC actually believed anyone would beat the course and get the $1mil prize money. Since it happened every season has seen the difficulty level of the courses… Read more »
Uh – sure Stephen Amell, no problem. Now get in line like all the rest who want to compete do… Wait a minute – what’s that…? Oh yeah – your’re a ‘star’…!! Hey, step right up to the front of the line there buddy…!! Now – to the rest of you serfs, shut up and eat your PB & J’s for the next 2 weeks and we’ll think about maybe letting you in… ‘Good luck’ to Amell in any event, because he’s too big to make it anywhere near the Vegas finals. About 170 lbs. is tops, and even at… Read more »
I said that the other night. “Why doesn’t Amell try this?”… #BeGreat