First “Arrow” Season 5 Photo Released

The first official still has arrived from the fifth season of “Arrow” on The CW and it looks like Stephen Amell’s Oliver Queen has joined an underground Russian fight club. The photo is likely from a flashback as Queen promised to head to Russia and free a dying Taiana’s village from oppressive rule.

The fifth season flashbacks will show how be came entrenched with the Bratva and will be the last season of flashbacks as, by the end, they’ll have caught up to the pilot. The fifth season kicks off in early October.