Matt Nable (Riddick) has been cast in the role of DC villain, Ra’s al Ghul, in The CW’s Arrow! The show’s star, Stephen Amell tweeted the casting news earlier today:
Nable’s character is the leader of the League of Assassins in the show, and father of Nyssa al Ghul (played by Katrina Law).He is described as proud and unforgiving, a ruthless strategist, a master of martial arts, and a shaper of history. He carries the wisdom of the ages, and protects some of its greatest secrets. Nable will make his debut in Arrow season 3, episode 4, titled The Magician.
Arrow Season 3 premieres Wednesday, Oct. 8 at 8/7c.