Emily Bett Rickards Talks ARROW, Becoming a Series Regular, Creating Her Character’s Backstory, Felicity’s Involvement Going Forward, Fandom and Romance

With just three episodes left until the Season 1 finale of The CW drama series Arrow, things are about to get epic, and there are sure to be twists and turns and shocking reveals, as everything is coming to a head. With life-threatening decisions, extreme danger, sacrifices and huge life questions, not everyone might make it out alive. During this recent exclusive interview with Collider, actress Emily Bett Rickards (who plays IT girl extraordinaire, Felicity Smoak) talked about her journey this season, what it was like to go from being hired to do one episode to getting bumped up to series regular, how she created her character’s backstory, how much more involved Felicity will get before the end of the season, what she’d like to learn about her character in Season 2, that she’d love to get more involved in the action, why she thinks people are rooting for a romantic relationship between Felicity and Oliver Queen (Stephen Amell), aka Arrow, and which villain she’d love to see Felicity come face-to-face with. Check out what she had to say after the jump, and be aware that there are some spoilers. READ MORE...

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