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TVLine Items: Meet Arrow's New Count, The CW Cancels Famous and More

Arrow Peter Stormare

Arrow is breathing new life into The Count.

The CW series has tapped Prison Break alum Peter Stormare to play Werner Zytle, aka the alias of Count Vertigo in DC Comics’ New 52s, TVGuide.com reports.

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Zytle replaces Seth Gabel’s Count — who was killed by Oliver last season — as the new seller of the drug Vertigo and will be the first villain that Team Arrow takes on in Season 3, premiering Oct. 8 at 8/7c.

Ready for more of today’s newsy nuggets? Well…

* The CW has cancelled the reality series Famous in 12, the Associated Press reports.

* Disney Channel has renewed the comedy series I Didn’t Do It for Season 2.