HOMELAND's Navid Negahban Joins The Cast Of ARROW As 'Al-Owal'

HOMELAND's Navid Negahban Joins The Cast Of ARROW As 'Al-Owal'

He played the deadly 'Abu Nazir' in the first two seasons of Showtime's Homeland, and now Navid Negahban has joined the cast of Arrow as a new villain 'Al-Owal'; a character who will make his debut in the episode called "League of Assassins". Read on for details!


E! News has revealed that Navid Negahban - who is perhaps best known for starring in the likes of 24 and Homeland - will play 'Al-Owal' in the fifth episode of season two of Arrow. According to the site, "Awwal isn't just your average foe as he has major ties to a group of baddies DC Comics fans know very well, which also connects him to Malcolm Merlyn...Meticulous, driven, and deadly, Al-Owal, whose name in Arabic means "The First," is after someone very close to Oliver. Oh, and the man knows how to handle a scimitar." That's an intriguing description, and it should be interesting to see how Negahban character will fit into the possible (and rumoured) introduction of Ra's Al Ghul's League of Assassins. What do you guys think of this latest casting addition to the popular CW series? Be sure to sound off with your thoughts below!
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