Nolan Funk Joins the Cast of Arrow as Felicity’s Former Boyfriend

The producers of “Arrow” have not made it a secret that the upcoming third season will reveal the “secret origin” of Emily Bett Rickards’ character Felicity Smoak. Previously it was revealed that Charlotte Ross had joined the cast as Smoak’s mother, and now The Hollywood Reporter brings word that “Glee” actor Nolan Funk has joined the cast as Smoak’s hacker boyfriend from her days at MIT.

Funk joins a growing cast of guest stars for the series which also includes Brandon Routh as Ray Palmer aka The Atom, J.R. Ramirez as Ted Grant aka Wildcat, Karl Yune as Maseo, Rila Fukushima as Katana, Peter Stormare as the new Count Vertigo and David Cubitt as Mark Shaw aka Manhunter.

“Arrow” airs Wednesdays at 8 P.M. ET/PT on The CW with the new season set to premiere on October 8.

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