John Barrowman, a fan favorite from Torchwood and Doctor Who, will join the cast of CW’s Arrow in a recurring role. Entertainment Weekly first reported the news.

Scottish actor John Barrowman

Scottish actor John Barrowman poses on April 5, 2011 in Cannes, southern France, during the MIPTV, one of the world’s largest broadcasting and audio-visual trade show to be held until April 7, 2011. This year’s MIPTV will see key decision-makers and innovators from the digital, mobile telephone and entertainment industries brainstorm in hopes of finding great new experiences for consumers.(Photo credit should read SEBASTIEN NOGIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Little has been revealed about the actual character Barrowman will be playing, the producers hinted that he’s “well-dressed” and “as mysterious as he is wealthy.” By most of Barrowman’s bio pictures, the man always looks classy in style. Thankfully there is a bit more information to go on: “He is an acquaintance of the Queen family and a prominent figure in Starling City.”

So cryptic. Put your sleuthing hats on, lovely readers! Is Barrowman possibly playing a character from the Green Arrow comics? Torchwood fans will probably want to tune in now, so catch the premiere of  Arrow on October 10!

Becca Ritchie

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