Arrow -- "Divided" -- Image Number: AR610a_0302.jpg -- Pictured (L-R): David Nykl as Anatoly Knyazev and Michael Emerson as Cayden James -- Photo: Daniel Power/The CW -- © 2018 The CW Network, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

The Villains are United and Team Arrow is Divided in New Photos

The CW has released the first batch of photos from the upcoming midseason premiere of Arrow, as the villains are united and Team Arrow finds themselves at odds. Check them out in the gallery below!

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Appropriately titled “Divided,” the episode is set to premiere Thursday, January 18 on The CW and is officially described as follows:

“Despite losing half his team, Oliver (Stephen Amell) remains confident that he, Felicity (Emily Bett Rickards) and Diggle (David Ramsey) can stop Cayden James (guest star Michael Emerson) and Black Siren (Katie Cassidy). However, when he discovers one of Cayden’s secrets, he decides to team up with an unlikely ally. Meanwhile, Dinah (Juliana Harkavy) spends time with Vince (guest star Johann Urb).”

James Bamford directed the episode, which was written by Ben Sokolowski & Emilio Ortega Aldrich.

Arrow stars Stephen Amell as Oliver Queen, David Ramsey as John Diggle, Willa Holland as Thea Queen, Emily Bett Rickards as Felicity Smoak, John Barrowman as Malcom Merlyn, with Paul Blackthorne as Detective Lance. Manu Bennett is back as Slade Wilson, aka Deathstroke, and his son, Joe Wilson, will be played by Liam Hall. Juliana Harkavy is playing Dinah Drake, David Nykl portrays Anatoly Knyazev, Michael Emerson is playing a mystery character, and Kirk Acevedo stars as Ricardo Diaz, aka Richard Dragon.

Based on the DC characters, the series is executive produced by Greg Berlanti, Marc Guggenheim, Andrew Kreisberg, Wendy Mericle and Sarah Schechter. Arrow is produced by Bonanza Productions Inc. in association with Berlanti Productions and Warner Bros. Television.