If you were a fan of the animated DC Comics series Vixen, which is also set in the same universe as Arrow and The Flash, that ran its first 6-episode season on the CW Seed this fall, and have been waiting to see her come to life in live-action; then you are about to get a very early Christmas gift.
TV Insider broke the news today that Megalyn Echikunwoke will be reprising the role of Mari McCabe a.k.a. Vixen in the 15th episode of the second half of season 4 which is currently scheduled to air on February 24. While we don’t have any story details or further information about her role in the episode, Arrow executive producer and show-runner Marc Guggenheim gave the following response to TV Insider:
“We’re not only thrilled to be further expanding our DC television universe by bringing in the live-action incarnation of the CW Seed hit, Vixen, we’re immensely excited that Megalyn will be revisiting her role as Mari McCabe”
You can watch the first season of Vixen right now on the CW Seed; Arrow returns with new episodes on Wednesday, January 20th, 8/7c on The CW.
Source: TV Insider