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Arrow - Season 5 - Lexa Doig Cast as Talia al Ghul



Arrow is finally introducing Talia al Ghul.

One of DC Comics' most formidable characters, the oldest daughter of Ra's al Ghul (Matt Nable) has only been seen so far in the Arrow-verse in the past as a young girl on Legends of Tomorrow, but The Hollywood Reporter has learned that she will finally appear as an adult on Arrow later this season.

Lexa Doig (Continuum, Stargate SG-1) has been cast in the major recurring role of the half-sister of Nyssa (Katrina Law). Described as "worldly and cultured, an elite warrior who doesn't pick sides but rather creates her own," Talia is an expert hand-to-hand fighter, extremely well-trained in most weapons and highly intelligent. She will first appear in episode 10 and will recur in multiple episodes this season.

"At the end of the day, it'd be so awesome to have Batman on the show. That'd be really cool," executive producer Marc Guggenheim previously told THR. "I don't think that will be happening anytime soon, but you never know… one day. One thing we're always saying… we ended up with a lot more DC Comics characters becoming part of the show than we had ever planned. It wasn't initially part of the pitch or the conception of the show. ... I've learned not to expect anything or make any predictions because the reality has far exceeded any of our initial predictions or initial conceptions."

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