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Brandon Routh Joins Arrow in a Super Role

Brandon Routh is going back to his DC roots — this time for The CW'sArrow. Routh will recur next season as Ray Palmer, aka superhero The Atom, TVGuide.com has confirmed. Ray, a scientist and inventor, will take over Queen Consolidated but his plans for the company's Applied Sciences Division will be a mystery, according to TVLine, which first reported the news.Exclusive: Arrow taps Peter Stormare as new Count Vertigo Routh, who played Superman in the 2006 film Superman Returns, joinsDevin Aoki and Peter Stormare in the upcoming third season.

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Brandon Routh is going back to his DC roots — this time for The CW'sArrow.

Routh will recur next season as Ray Palmer, aka superhero The Atom, TVGuide.com has confirmed. Ray, a scientist and inventor, will take over Queen Consolidated but his plans for the company's Applied Sciences Division will be a mystery, according to TVLine, which first reported the news.
Exclusive: Arrow taps Peter Stormare as new Count Vertigo

Routh, who played Superman in the 2006 film Superman Returns, joinsDevin Aoki and Peter Stormare in the upcoming third season.

Arrow returns Wednesday, Oct. 8 at 8/7c.

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