In the wake of Stephen Amell posting a Twitter pic of himself alongside special guest star Megalyn Echikunwoke (she is now apparently going by the name of Megalyn E.K., which is a bit easier to say), who is bringing her animated character of Vixen to life on an upcoming episode of Arrow, The CW has released our first official look at the character in full costume.
The actress has been voicing the comic-book character on the CW Seed’s animated web series of the same name over the summer, and she will bring Mari McCabe to life in Episode 15 of Season 4, titled “Taken.” An African orphan, Vixen has the ability to mimic any animal on Earth, which is clearly being hinted at in the pic. Check it out:
The Vixen animated series, which just picked up a Season 2 order, by the way, is considered canon within The CW’s Arrowverse, which includes Arrow, The Flash and Legends of Tomorrow.
Since it featured appearances by Oliver Queen (Stephen Amell), Felicity Smoak (Emily Bett Rickards), Cisco Ramon (Carlos Valdes) and Barry Allen (Grant Gustin) — with each actor voicing their animated counterparts -- I'm really intrigued to see how they will bring her into the live-action fold for the episode.
Are you looking forward to Vixen being brought to life on Arrow?
(via Comic Book)