Cynthia Addai-Robinson is Amanda Waller

This just in BH fans season 2 of Arrow will feature black beauty Cynthia Addai-Robinson appearing as the new 52 version of Amanda Waller! Straight from Comic Book Resources:


“Arrow” has found its Amanda Waller. According to TV Guide, “Spartacus” actress Cynthia Addai-Robinson has been cast to play the A.R.G.U.S. agent in charge of the Suicide Squad for the CW drama’s second season. The news follows the release of the synopsis of an upcoming “Arrow” season two episode that references the character. “Keep Your Enemies Closer,” features Waller sending out a team to kidnap Oliver’s friend and right-hand man Diggle. TV Guide confirms the sixth episode of “Arrow’s” second season will be the first appearance of the character.

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This comes hot on the heels of Michael Jai White being announced as playing super assassin Bronze Tiger (read about that here). Season two of arrow begins October 9th on the CW.


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0 thoughts on “Cynthia Addai-Robinson is Amanda Waller

  • September 8, 2013 at 11:48 am

    Not a huge fan of the New 52, especially the “sexy” Amanda Waller who is nowhere near the force of nature that the original was. Add to this the “light” casting and we get more stereotype. Maybe the actress can surpass the pitfalls of the character, but I’m not holding my breath…

  • September 20, 2013 at 9:59 am

    She’s no Pam Grier.

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