TVLine Items: Arrow Adds Real Vixen, Banshee Premiere Delayed and More

Megalyn Echikunwoke Arrow

Arrow is bringing one of DC Comics’ most animated characters to life.

Megalyn Echikunwoke will appear on the CW drama as the live-action version of Mari McCabe, the protagonist of CW Seed’s cartoon web series Vixen that she also voices.

According to TVInsider, Mari — who has the power to mimic any animal — will make her Arrow debut in Episode 15, tentatively scheduled for Feb. 24.

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

* Originally scheduled for Jan. 29, Banshee‘s fourth and final season premiere will now air April 1, writer Jonathan Tropper announced on Twitter Friday.

* From now until Monday, Jan. 25, the first three episodes of ABC Family’s upcoming drama Recovery Road will be available on Hulu, Video on Demand and the Watch ABC Family app. (The series premiere is also free on iTunes, Amazon Video and Google Play.) Based on Blake Nelson’s young adult novel, Recovery Road (premiering Jan. 25) stars Jessica Sula (Skins) as Maddie, a party girl who must choose between going to rehab and getting expelled from school.

* In related news, Shadowhunters fans outside of the U.S. will be able to watch the upcoming Mortal Instruments adaptation via Netflix the day after each episode’s ABC Family/Freeform debut.

* Hell’s Kitchen will return for Season 15 on Friday, Jan. 15, at 9/8c on Fox.

* Season 2 of Disney XD’s The 7D premieres Saturday, Jan. 23, at 9:30 am ET.