09/04/2013 05:25 pm ET

'Arrow': 'Spartacus' Alum Tapped To Play Amanda Waller

Amanda Waller is coming to "Arrow"!

"Spartacus" alum Cynthia Addai-Robinson has been tapped to play the DC Comics villain, has learned exclusively.

In the "Arrow"-verse, the formidable and enigmatic Amanda Waller works for A.R.G.U.S. — Advanced Research Group United Support — a clandestine agency that has a mysterious agenda and possesses key information about the Arrow. In the comics, Waller runs the Suicide Squad, which will be introduced in Season 2 as Deadshot (Michael Rowe) teams up with Bronze Tiger, who will be played by Michael Jai White.


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