Brandon Routh to Guest Star on ‘Arrow’

By Wes Smith

Brandon Routh will suit up for another superhero production as Ray Palmer for the CW hit Arrow.

According to, Routh has signed on to the actioner with a 14-episode recurring role. The character will supposedly acts as a love interest for IT sidekick Felicity Smoak.

This marks the second time Routh has suited for a DC Comics hero after playing Superman in 2006’s Superman Returns. Palmer, alter ego for superhero The Atom, is a scientist and inventor who gains the ability to shrink or grow the size of his body and other objects down to the subatomic level. Whether his powers will play a role in Arrow is unknown.

Routh recently wrapped an arc on TBS’ The Exes. He has also appeared in Chuck and Scott Pilgrim vs. the World.


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