Arrow, 216 - Michael Jai White, Sean Maher, Cynthia Addai-Robinson, Michael Rowe, Audrey Marie Anderson and David Ramsey
Arrow, 216 "Suicide Squad" - Michael Jai White as Ben Turner ("Bronze Tiger"), Sean Maher as Mark Scheffer ("Shrapnel"), Cynthia Addai-Robinson as Amanda Waller, Michael Rowe as Floyd Lawton ("Deadshot"), Audrey Marie Anderson as Lyla Michaels, and David Ramsey as John Diggle © 2014 The CW Network, photo by Cate Cameron

Arrow’s Suicide Squad assembles on Arrow 216 later this month. Ahead of the debut the CW network have released pictures of the team with the main image gallery for the episode expected later.

Arrow, 216 - Suicide Squad leader Cynthia Addai-Robinson
Arrow, 216 “Suicide Squad” – Cynthia Addai-Robinson as Amanda Waller © 2014 The CW Network, photo by Cate Cameron

The government-formed group will consist of Ben Turner/Bronze Tiger (Michael Jai White), Mark Scheffer/Shrapnel (Sean Maher), Floyd Lawton/Deadshot (Michael Rowe), Lyla Michaels (Audrey Marie Anderson), Arrow regular Diggle (David Ramsey) and Amanda Waller (Cynthia Addai-Robinson).

The character of Amanda Waller, played by Cynthia Addai-Robinson of Spartacus War of the Damned fame, appeared as Director of A.R.G.U.S. earlier this season in episode 206 “Keep Your Enemies Closer”. Bronze Tiger (Michael Jai White) was recruited in January’s episode 212 “Tremors”.

The Suicide Squad name owes its inspiration to writer John Ostrander in 1987’s Comic Legends #3.

The Arrow episode 216 “Suicide Squad” is due to air at on March 19 on The CW. In the episode Diggle (David Ramsey) is recruited by Amanda Waller (Cynthia Addai-Robinson) and A.R.G.U.S. to stop a warlord (guest star Lee Majdoub) he knew from his time in Afghanistan. Full details in our episode lowdown.

Arrow’s Suicide Squad – Image Gallery

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