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John Barrowman from 'Torchwood' Joins 'Arrow'

John Barrowman, a fan favorite from Torchwood and Doctor Who, will join the cast of CW's Arrow in a recurring role. Entertainment Weekly first reported the news.

Scottish actor John Barrowman poses on A
Scottish actor John Barrowman poses on April 5, 2011 in Cannes, southern France, during the MIPTV, one of the world's largest broadcasting and audio-visual trade show to be held until April 7, 2011. This year's MIPTV will see key decision-makers and innovators from the digital, mobile telephone and entertainment industries brainstorm in hopes of finding great new experiences for consumers.(Photo credit should read SEBASTIEN NOGIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Little has been revealed about the actual character Barrowman will be playing, the producers hinted that he's "well-dressed" and "as mysterious as he is wealthy." By most of Barrowman's bio pictures, the man always looks classy in style. Thankfully there is a bit more information to go on: "He is an acquaintance of the Queen family and a prominent figure in Starling City."

So cryptic. Put your sleuthing hats on, lovely readers! Is Barrowman possibly playing a character from the Green Arrow comics? Torchwood fans will probably want to tune in now, so catch the premiere of  Arrow on October 10!

- Becca Ritchie

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