Kirk Acevedo Joins “Arrow” As A Villain

“Kingdom,” “Fringe” and “12 Monkeys” alum Kirk Acevedo has scored the role of Ricardo Diaz, aka Richard Dragon, in the upcoming sixth season of The CW’s “Arrow”.

The DC Comics series will reportedly boast several recurring baddies, of which Richard Dragon is one. Michael Emerson is also playing one of them, but his role is secret for now.

The character is a hardened ex-con recently released from prison for crimes he didn’t commit and is bent on taking over Star City’s criminal underworld, he also has nearly unmatched martial arts skill.

“Arrow” moves to Thursday nights at 9pm US-ET which it premieres on October 12th.

Source: Deadline