A new trailer has been revealed for Starz’s upcoming pro wrestling drama Heels.
The show, which stars Stephen Amell and Alexander Ludwig, will premiere on August 15 at 9 pm ET across all Starz platforms. The story focuses on a family-owned Georgia wrestling promotion that is run by feuding brothers, played by Amell and Ludwig. In the trailer, they are seen feuding both in the ring as a babyface (Ludwig) and a heel (Amell) as well as outside the ring. The trailer can be seen below:
The series also stars Alison Luff, Mary McCormack, Kelli Berglund, Chris Bauer, Allen Maldanado, and James Harrison. The show is written by Michael Waldron, with Mike O’Malley serving as showrunner.
Amell, most recognized as playing the Green Arrow for eight seasons on the CW show of the same name, has taken part in pro wrestling matches in the past. At SummerSlam 2015, he teamed with Neville (PAC) to defeat Stardust (Cody Rhodes) and Wade Barrett. In Ring of Honor, he teamed with Kenny Omega and The Young Bucks to defeat Frankie Kazarian, Scorpio Sky, and Flip Gordon at Survival of the Fittest 2017. At All In a year later, he lost to Christopher Daniels in a singles match.