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Sherwood

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The CW is Doing a Female-Centric Retelling of Robin Hood. Huzzah!

I don’t know if you know this, but archers are, in the words of Mugatu from Zoolander, so hot right now. And who’s a more iconic archer than Robin Hood? So it’s really no surprise that the CW is doing a new show, Sherwood, based on the story of Robin Hood.

But the part that’s really interesting?

The protagonist of this Robin Hood retelling is a woman.

(I mean, I guess that’s not really surprising either given it’s the CW, but just go with us here, it’s still cool.)

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