John Barrowman to Recur on Arrow

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As if we weren't already big enough fans of Arrow...

The new CW drama announced today that Torchwood star John Barrowman has signed on to recur as a man of mystery on Season 1.

Producers tell Entertainment Weekly, which first reported the casting scoop, that Barrowman's character will a "well-dressed acquaintance of the Queen family and a prominent figure in Starling City.”

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Arrow features Stephen Amell as Oliver Queen, the offspring of this well-known family who resurfaces after years alone on an island... with vengeance on his mind and weapons in his quiver.

It premieres on October 10.

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