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Expect a lot of Manu Bennett on television in the coming months. The "Spartacus" franchise star (he plays former gladiator-turned-rebel Crixus Friday night's on Starz) is sticking around on "Arrow."

"Oh yeah, Manu's in every episode, I think, throughout the rest of the season," "Arrow" Executive Producer Andrew Kreisberg told AccessHollywood.com.

Manu was recently introduced on the Wednesday night CW drama as Slade Wilson, an Australian Intelligence agent sent on a mission to Lian Yu. After the mission went wrong, and his partner defected to Edward Fyers' organization, Slade crossed paths with a shipwrecked playboy, Stephen Amell's Oliver ...

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