British actor Jimmy Akingbola has joined the cast of Arrow season 4 in a recurring role as Baron Reiter, aka DC comics villain Baron Blitzkrieg. In the comics, the character is a Nazi super villain and the leader of the Shadowspire crime organization.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Akingbola will be featured in this season’s flashback scenes and will serve as rival to Oliver Queen on Coast City.
Akingbola’s previous credits include Blood Cells, HolbyBlue and Sons of Liberty.
Arrow returns on the CW on October 7.