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Arrow adds Jimmy Akingbola as DC Comics villain

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British actor Jimmy Akingbola has landed a recurring role as a DC Comics villain on The CW’s Arrow, EW has confirmed.

Akingbola (Sons of Liberty) will play Baron Reiter, otherwise known as Baron Blitzkrieg, the leader of the nefarious group Shadowspire in the comics. On the upcoming fourth season, Baron will act as an adversary for Oliver in the flashbacks.

Akingbola joins the previously announced season 4 additions Neal McDonough (as big bad Damien Darhk), Alexander Calvert (as Anarky) and Echo Kellum (as Mr. Terrific).

Arrow returns Wednesday, Oct. 7 at 8 p.m. ET on The CW.

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