Manu Bennett Cast in Significant Arrow Role

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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.

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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.

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