'Arrow': 'Dawson's Creek' vet Dylan Neal to play Dr. Anthony Ivo
Dr. Ivo will appear in Oliver Queen's ( Stephen Amell) flashbacks to his time on the Island. According to Screencrush.com, the character is a brutal and ruthless scientist searching desperately for a breakthrough that dates from the end of World War II.
First set to appear in episode 5 of the current season, "League of Assassins," the character of Ivo is currently set for a four-episode arc and may recur in later episodes as well.
Yet another character with origins in the DC Comics universe, that Anthony Ivo is a villain with a distinct horror of death. How much of that will carry over to the TV version remains to be seen.
Dylan Neal is best known for his recurring role of Doug Witter (Pacey's brother) in "Dawson's Creek" and for playing the character of Dylan Shaw in more than 100 episodes of "The Bold and the Beautiful." The actor also appeared in the recent film "Percy Jackson & the Lightning Thief" and has had guest-starring roles in shows including "Bones," "Smallville," "Sabrina the Teenage Witch," "Haven," "90210" and "Rizzoli & Isles."
"Arrow" Season 2 premieres Wednesday, Oct. 9 at 8 p.m. on The CW.