18 November 2012 12:05 AM, PST | ScreenRant.com | See recent Screen Rant news »

Well, this is a twist – The CW has cast former Fringe star Seth Gabel as a dangerous new villain on their ratings dominating thriller Arrow. As previously reported, Gabel’s deadly new role will be based on DC Comics’ nausea inducing supervillain Count Vertigo, but the character’s name and back story will be significantly altered for the show.

Originally, Count Werner Vertigo was the last descendant of a disgraced eastern European royal family who comes to Star City to rob its wealthy inhabitants, but the CW’s more grounded take on the superpowered scoundrel will depict the character as a deadly drug dealer.

Making his entrance in an early 2013 episode titled ‘Vertigo,’ the yet to be named character will hit the streets of Starling City with a dangerous new drug called ...

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