Manu Bennett Cast in Significant Arrow Role

by at . Comments

Arrow has cast yet another major role.

With John Barrowman debuting this past week as Tommy's father and Seth Gabel set to come on board as a villain based on the comic book character Vertigo, Entertainment Weekly now confirms that Manu Bennett has signed on as Slade Wilson.

Manu Bennett Pic

Wilson will portray Deathstroke, who viewers have already seen (masked) on the island of Lian Yu. When will his transform from Wilson into this well-known adversary for Stephen Amell's hooded vigilante?

"You’ll just have to keep watching Arrow," a series insider tells EW.

Okay, fine. Twist our arm.

Bennett is best known for his run on Spartacus. He will appear on multiple Arrow Season 1 episodes.

Matt Richenthal is the Editor in Chief of TV Fanatic. Follow him on Twitter and on Google+.

Tags: ,
Like Us On Facebook

Want more Casting News?

Sign up for our daily newsletter and receive the latest tv news delivered to your inbox for free!

More From TV Fanatic

Shemar-moore-on-yr

Shemar Moore Books Return to The Young and the Restless

Shemar Moore is headed back to The Young and and the Restless. He'll reprise his former role for two episodes.
Finn-wittrock-close-up

Finn Wittrock Joins Cast of American Horror Story: Freak Show

Finn Wittrock has joined the cast of American Horror Story: Freak Show. It premieres in October.
Pablo-schreiber-promo-pic

Pablo Schreiber Confirms Departure from Orange is the New Black

Pablo Schreiber will not appear on Orange is the New Black Season 3. But he doesn't rule out an eventual return to the series.
Biel-pic

Jessica Biel to Guest Star on New Girl Season Premiere

Jessica Biel will guest star on the New Girl Seaosn 3 premiere. Look for her to butt heads with Jess.

Aries93

This should definitely be great to see him and Oliver meet again.