Spartacus Star To Play Amanda Waller

“Spartacus” actress Cynthia Addai-Robinson has been tapped to play DC Comics villain Amanda Waller in the upcoming second season of The CW’s “Arrow”.

In this version of the character, Waller works for the clandestine agency A.R.G.U.S. which a mysterious agenda and possesses key information about the Arrow.

In the comics, Waller runs the Suicide Squad – an element that will also be introduced in the show’s second season. Waller will first appear in the sixth episode.

Pam Grier, Angela Bassett and CCH Pounder have previously played the character in other film and TV incarnations.

Source: TV Guide