The 'Arrow' cast says goodbye to Tommy Merlyn: Emily Bett Rickards, Colton Haynes, and more weigh in on Colin Donnell

Saying goodbye to a favorite character when he or she is killed off of a TV show is always tough for the audience -- but behind the scenes, it can be rough on the team behind the show, too. When Colin Donnell found out that his character, Tommy, would die in the "Arrow" Season 1 finale, he was understandably surprised... as was series lead Stephen Amell.When they learned about Tommy's fate, Donnell and Amell met for coffee to commiserate. "It was -- words that you can't say on TV," Amell says. "Credit to [Colin], not that he wasn't professional before, because he was, and he was a wonderful actor before, but you can do what he did which is step it up and kill it, no pun intended, for the rest of the season. He really stepped up his game."It's clear that Donnell was far from expendable to the rest of the "Arrow" cast. "I'm...


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