Fans of the ‘Al Ghul‘ family are going to be excited to learn that ‘Arrow‘ is adding Ras Al Ghul’s daughter, ‘Talia’ this season, and we have all the latest news for you on this today. Actress Lexa Doig will be taking on the role, and word is she will make her first appearance on the 10th episode of this season. Get the full skinny below and let us know if you are excited about this news AFTER THE JUMP. Arrow airs Wednesday evenings at 7pm on the CW.
The better-known daughter of Ra’s al Ghul, Talia al Ghul debuted in “Detective Comics” #411 in 1971. She initially served as a love interest for Batman, with most of her villainous acts coming at the request of her father Ra’s al Ghul. She’s been trained by the League of Assassins and is a deadly hand-to-hand combatant and is also skilled in the use of numerous weapons. She also has a child with Batman in the comics, Damian Wayne, who has taken on the mantle of Robin. More recently, Talia has become an adversary of Batman in her own right. She helped maneuver against Batman in the 2012 feature film “The Dark Knight Rises,” where she was played by Marion Cotillard. Morena Baccarin currently voices Tala al Ghul in DC’s line of animated features, where she was the primary antagonist of “Batman: Bad Blood.”
Lexa Doig joins the cast after a lengthy stint on the television series “Continuum.” She’s also appeared in a DC project before, playing Dr. Christina Lamell in a 2011 episode of “Smallville.” Prior to that she had roles on “Andromeda,” “The 4400” and “Stargate SG-1.”