Arrow Season 8’s renewal quest will be carried out under a new showrunner, in the form of Beth Schwartz, per EW:
EW has learned that longtime Arrow staffer Beth Schwartz has been promoted to executive producer and showrunner for season 7. Marc Guggenheim, who previously served as co-showrunner alongside Wendy Mericle in season 6, will now be moving into an executive consultant role for season 7, while Mericle will be exiting the series. [..]
“We are all so incredibly thrilled to announce Beth Schwartz as the new showrunner of Arrow,” Berlanti says. “She has been a source of some of the show’s most exciting and memorable moments from the beginning. Beth is a true leader and a captivating storyteller, and we all can’t wait for the audience to see what she and her team dream up as they take Arrow into its next big chapter.”
Arrow Season 7 premieres fall 2018 on The CW, with a precise release date coming soon.
With no fixed end date set, Arrow remains in contention for Season 8. Stay tuned…