‘Superman Returns’ actor Brandon Routh joins Arrow

Superman Returns actor Brandon Routh will be reuniting with the DC Comics franchise once again. Though, the actor will not don the Man of Steel mantle , he will appear in the third season of Arrow.

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Various announcements have been made on additional cast members for the third season of the hit series. Two major additions are Devon Aoki, as Katana and Peter Stormare, will play the new Count Vertigo. With Routh being added as a reoccurring role, he will play Ray Palmer aka The Atom. We will have to see how the series progresses to see if Routh will don the Atom costume.

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TV Line, who made the announcement earlier today gave a description of the role:

An unparalleled scientist and inventor, Ray will play an unexpected role in the lives of Oliver and (rumored love interest) Felicity as the new owner of Queen Consolidated. Palmer’s plans for Queen Consolidated’s Applied Sciences Division will be shrouded in mystery.

 

Are you excited to see Brandon Routh back as a superhero again? Do these announcements make you excited for the new season of Arrow? Let us know what you think in comment section.

 

Source: TV Line