"We were big fans of Colton from TEEN WOLF and we are thrilled he's joining ARROW," executive producer Greg Berlanti tells TV Guide Magazine. of the actor, who is set to begin appearing on the show in 2013.
The recurring role will provide a love interest for Willa Holland's Thea. According to the network's breakdown on the character, in addition to falling for Ollie's little sister after crossing paths "in an unexpected way," Roy is "destined to become a significant part of her life and an important player in the larger world of ARROW."
In addition to TEEN WOLF, Haynes starred as Brett Crezski, the town's football star and - resident werewolf - on ABC’s 2010 series THE GATES. He appeared as one of the stars of Showtime’s controversial miniseries LOOK in addition to guest starring roles on PRIVILEGED, PUSHING DAISIES and MELROSE PLACE.
The casting comes just two months after Haynes shocked TEEN WOLF fans by tweeting out his decision to leave MTV's hit drama.