Manu Bennett Cast As Deathstroke On ARROW
A bit of inspired casting here. Fans familiar with Manu Bennett from Spartacus will be pleased to learn that he has been cast as Deathstroke on the CW's Arrow. Read on for details.
Bennet, mostly known for his role as Crixus from Starz's Spartacus has been cast as Slade Wilson aka Deathstroke on the CW's Arrow. Deathstroke was previously introduced in flashbacks and will again be seen in Episode 9 said Executive Producer Andrew Kreisberg. So far, the masked villain has yet to remove his head-ware but that's all set to change now that Bennet's been awarded the role. It's thought that Slade Wilson, portrayed by Bennet, will return in the back half of Arrow's first season but in present day Starling City. You can expect Bennet to appear in multiple episodes.
Deathstroke was previously played by stuntman Jeffrey C. Robinson.
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Official Series Description For CW's ARROW
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Running Time: 60 min
Release Date: October 10, 2012
MPAA Rating: Tv-14
Starring: Katie Cassidy, Stephen Amell and Willa Holland
Directed by: David Nutter
Written by: Greg Berlanti (story/writer), Marc Guggenheim (story/writer), Andrew Kreisberg (writer), George Papp (character) and Mort Weisinger (character)
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