TVLine Items: Arrow Targets Spartacus Alumna, Laurence Fishburne Lands HBO Drama and More!

katrinalawA Spartacus star is relocating to Starling City.

Arrow has cast Katrina Law as Ra’s al Ghul’s daughter Nyssa al Ghul, TVGuide.com reports.

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Nyssa is described as a powerful member of the League of Assassins who is seeking out Caity Lotz’s Canary.

Law, whose other TV credits include CSI: Miami and Legend of the Seeker, makes her debut in Season 2’s 13th episode.

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• HBO is developing The Right Mistake, a new drama based on the series of novels by Walter Mosley, Deadline reports. Starring Laurence Fishburne, the project enters on Socrates Fortlow, an ex-convict seeking redemption after serving 27 years in prison. Fishburne first portrayed Socrates fifteen years ago in the HBO film Always Outnumbered.

• Bros rejoice: Entourage creator Doug Ellin announced Wednesday that production on the HBO comedy’s big-screen flick begins Jan. 16. “Getting pumped,” he added via Instagram.

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• Anderson Cooper has renewed his contract with CNN, per The Hollywood Reporter. The deal keeps the journalist with the news network through the 2016 presidential election.

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