By Natalie Abrams
Updated July 22, 2015 at 07:22 PM EDT
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  • TV Show
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  • The CW
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British actor Jimmy Akingbola has landed a recurring role as a DC Comics villain on The CW’s Arrow, EW has confirmed.

Akingbola (Sons of Liberty) will play Baron Reiter, otherwise known as Baron Blitzkrieg, the leader of the nefarious group Shadowspire in the comics. On the upcoming fourth season, Baron will act as an adversary for Oliver in the flashbacks.

Akingbola joins the previously announced season 4 additions Neal McDonough (as big bad Damien Darhk), Alexander Calvert (as Anarky) and Echo Kellum (as Mr. Terrific).

Arrow returns Wednesday, Oct. 7 at 8 p.m. ET on The CW.

Episode Recaps

Arrow

Billionaire Oliver Queen — under the vigilante persona of Arrow — tries to right the wrongs of his family and fight the ills of society.
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  • TV Show
seasons
  • 8
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  • TV-14
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creator
  • Marc Guggenheim
  • Andrew Kreisberg
  • Greg Berlanti
network
  • The CW
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