Navid Negahban Cast As Oliver's Newest Foe On 'Arrow'
Reported by Outsiders - 2013.08.22
One of the newest villains to face Arrow in the second season will be Navid Negahban, who is set to guest star as the villainous Al-Owal. Appearing in episode five and described as a formidable foe. Meticulous, driven, and deadly, Al-Owal, whose name in Arabic means "The First," is after someone very close to Oliver and has connections to Malcom Merlyn. Al-Owal also has membership in the shadowy League of Assassins, which is headed up by Ra's Al Ghul, one of Batman's greatest foes and member Malcolm Merlyn.