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Arrow adds Walking Dead's Chad L. Coleman as new villain

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Walking Dead star Chad L. Coleman has joined the cast of Arrow for season 5, EW has confirmed.

Coleman, whose credits also include The Wire and The Expanse, will recur as the new villain Tobias Church, who looks to unite various criminal organizations in Star City under his command. (IGN first reported the casting.)

The actor, who will first appear in the season premiere, joins the growing roster of new and returning characters in season 5, including Madison McLaughlin, who will reprise her role as Evelyn Sharp; Rick Gonzales, who will play Wild Dog; and Josh Segarra, who will take up the mantle of the Vigilante.

Arrow will return Wednesday, Oct. 5 at 8 p.m. ET on The CW.