Justin Hartley, who has made a big impression on fans with his portrayal of Oliver Queen/the Green Arrow on Smallville, has recently signed a holding deal with the CW network, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Hartley's association with the network goes beyond Smallville, having also played the role of Arthur Curry/Aquaman in the network's pilot for Mercy Reef.

Hartley has also recently appeared in another pilot for the CW in a new series titled Spellbound. It has also long been rumored that the network may create a spin-off from Smallville, possibly starring Hartley's Green Arrow.

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Hartley can also be seen in the upcoming Warner Bros. film Spring Breakdown opposite Amy Poehler, Will Arnett, Parker Posey and Rachel Dratch.