It's being reported that Superman Returns star Brandon Routh has joined the Season 3 cast of Arrow.
TV Line reports that Brandon Routh will play Ray Palmer, aka the DC Comics superhero the Atom, in a recurring role.
The description for the character is as follows:
An unparalleled scientist and inventor, Ray will play an unexpected role in the lives of Oliver and (rumored love interest) Felicity as the new owner of Queen Consolidated. Palmer’s plans for Queen Consolidated’s Applied Sciences Division will be shrouded in mystery.
Arrow Season 3 debuts October 8th at 8pm ET on the CW.
Update #2: Brandon Routh posts a series of tweets.