Arrow executive producer Marc Guggenheim revealed during SDCC that the show’s third season would feature the arrival of Ted Grant, alias Wildcat, a Justice Society of America member and a trainer for heroes in the DC comics–and with next season’s October premiere date rapidly approaching, we now know who will play the man behind the myths.
Entertainment Weekly is reporting former 24 and Power actor J.R. Ramirez will fill the role of Ted Grant, a “former boxer who now runs a gym for underprivileged youth.” It’s rumored that Wildcat will be hugely influential on Laurel Lance’s arc (much like in the comics and Justice League cartoon for Black Canary) in the upcoming season (hopefully as more than just an inevitable love interest), so I expect we can look forward to some training montages and impressive action sequences. Are any of you folks familiar with Ramirez’s previous roles? Are you excited to see Grant whip Laurel into superhero shape?
(via Comic Book Resources)
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