Casting Breakdowns For Arrow Season 3 Reveal New Characters (SPOILERS)
Posted by Joseph Lee on 06.14.2014
Four new characters...
TVLine has revealed four character breakdowns for season three of Arrow, which reveal some interesting new characters for the series. Two of the characters will appear in Oliver's next series of flashbacks. The names could be different when the show airs, as a way of preventing major spoilers. Here are the descriptions:
Daniel: He's described as a major recurring character for season three. He's twenty-something man who is who is "a handsome, enigmatic and highly intelligent entrepreneur" that is developing new state-of-the-art technology. He has a "tragic past" that will eventually lead to him becoming a technology-based superhero. He could also be a love interest for Felicity and a both a personal and professional rival for Oliver.
Seth: "A well-educated criminal" with a lot of ambition and a knowledge of chemistry. He's a possibly recurring character that gets power over his enemies by drugging them with a chemical that takes away their willpower. He's also said to be a physical match for Oliver.
Toshi: He will mostly appear in the Hong Kong flashbacks. He teaches Oliver and eventually becomes his friend. He's trained in weapons, combat and espionage, but is also a "devoted" father and husband.
Akiko: She is Toshi's wife and someone else who looks after Oliver in the Hong Kong flashbacks. She is also skilled in martial arts.