J.R. Ramirez Cast as Wildcat on Arrow Season 3

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J.R. Ramirez is headed back to The CW.

The former Emily Owens M.D. star has landed a recurring role on Arrow Season 3, multiple sources confirm, with the actor set to come on board as DC Comics character Ted “Wildcat” Grant.

The TV version of this character will be a former boxer who runs a gym for underprivileged youth in Starling City.

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In comic book lore, Wildcat belongs to the Justice Society of America and trains various crime fighters… including Black Canary.

This leads to speculation that he'll help Laurel became the new Canary.

In addition to his stint as Dr. Aquino on the aforementioned CW drama, Ramirez’s TV resume also include Starz’s Power, House of Payne and Hacienda Heights.

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