His sitcom roles have been short-lived, so now South Sider Echo Kellum is taking a stab at superheroism.
The actor has been tapped to play Mr. Terrific on the CW’s hit “Arrow” next season, Variety reports. He’ll be the show’s first openly gay character, a tech savant named Curtis Holt who supervises Felicity Smoak (Emily Bett Rickards) at Palmer Technologies.
“Arrow” begins its fourth season Oct. 7.