The CW has found its Green Arrow, in the form of Stephen Amell.

Amell will star in the network's upcoming pilot Arrow, based on the Green Arrow comic books. The actor's credits include a recurring role as Jason in the HBO gigolo show Hung, and he has also appeared on ABC's Private Practice.

The 30-year-old, Toronto-born actor may be familiar to CW viewers from his guest stints on The Vampire Diaries and 90210 last year.

Written and executive-produced by Greg Berlanti, Marc Guggenheim and Andrew Kreisberg, Arrow will offer a modern retelling of the Green Arrow story. The pilot comes via Berlanti Productions via Warner Bros. Television.