TV Line reports the actress has been cast in the pivotal role of baddie Amanda Waller a character which fans of the DC Comic will be more than familiar with. The actress will make her debut in the sixth episode of Arrow’s second season.
Cynthia Addai-Robinson was most recently seen in fellow CW drama series The Vampire Diaries in which she played witch Aja in two episodes of the fourth season. The actress is best known though for taking over the role of freed slave Naevia (from original actress Lesley-Ann Brandt) in Starz’s historical drama Spartacus.
Arrow launches it second season on Wednesday 9th October.