Arrow Season 4 Adds Jimmy Akingbola As Baron Blitzkrieg

The CW has cast British actor Jimmy Akingbola as the villain Blitzkrieg in season four of Arrow, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Akingbola will appear as Oliver Queen's adversary Baron Reiter in a recurring role, prominently featured in flashbacks. In the DC Comics universe, Blitzkrieg is the leader of the crime organization Shadowspire.

The news follows the casting of Neal McDonough as Damien Darhk, Alexander Calvert as Anarky, and Echo Kellum as Mister Terrific, all appearing Arrow's fourth season.


Arrow Season 4 premieres Oct. 7 on The CW.