Arrow just added a veteran TV actor to play DC Comics villain The Calculator

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Nov 28, 2015, 6:52 PM EST (Updated)

The CW plans to leave no stone unturned in its quest to build its own little DC universe, and Arrow just added another baddie to the mix — and the man bringing him to life should certainly be familiar.

Producer Greg Berlanti has never been one to shy away from players from old projects, and he’s added Everwood alum Tom Amandes (No Ordinary Family) to the Arrow-verse. Amendes is signed on in a guest-starring role to play the Calculator. As TV Line notes, the character (aka Noah Kuttler) is a criminal mastermind and technical genius who uses his advanced skills in computer science and Internet manipulation to blackmail Roy (Colton Haynes) out of retirement. Not surpisingly, Team Arrow doesn't take too kindly to the intrusion. Now we know what brings Roy back for his eagerly awaited return.

Another awesome, random tidbit: A lifetime or two ago, Amandes played Chris Pratt’s father on Everwood. The Berlanti talent pool is a very, very interesting place to swim. So yeah, the debate is over — we finally know who is really Star-Lord’s father!

What do you think of the addition of the Calculator to the fold? A good fit?

(Via TV Line)