A new face is coming to Starling City in Arrow Season 3.
Deadline is reporting that J.R. Ramirez has been cast as Ted “Wildcat” Grant on the upcoming third season of Arrow.
Executive producer Marc Guggenheim announced at Comic-Con that the character would be introduced on the show in Season 3 but did not reveal casting information.
In Arrow, Grant will be a former boxer who now runs a gym for underprivileged youth. A man with a mysterious past, he will play a pivotal role in Laurel Lance’s arc this season.
In the DC Comics, Ted Grant is a member of the Justice Society for America, as well as the mentor and trainer of other masked vigilantes including the Black Canary.
Arrow Season 3 returns on Wednesday, Oct. 8 at 8/7c on The CW.