(KBCWtv) – From traveling the galaxy as “Seven of Nine” on Star Trek: Voyager to lawyer turned school teacher “Veronica “Ronnie” Cooke” on Boston Public, Jeri Ryan has set her sights on exploring the DC Universe. Ryan has been cast on the 4th season of Arrow as Queen family-friend, Jessica Danforth.

Ryan will first appear on an episode titled “The Candidate” where her character Danforth will “crosshairs” with a “menacing antagonist.” It was recently announced that actor Neal McDonough was confirmed to play Damien Darhk, the next villain to take on a newly named Green Arrow. It’s possible Ryan’s character will take on Darhk on the political stage.


Jeri Ryan joins Stephen Amell as Oliver Queen/Arrow, Katie Cassidy as Dinah “Laurel” Lance, David Ramsey as John Diggle, Willa Holland as Thea Queen, Emily Bett Rickards as Felicity Smoak, John Barrowman as the new Ra’s al Ghoul, Malcom Merlyn and Paul Blackthorne as Detective Lance. ‘Arrow’ is produced by Greg Berlanti, Marc Guggenheim, Andrew Kreisberg and Sarah Schechter.

Don’t miss the fourth season premiere of ‘Arrow’ Wednesday, October 7th at 8:00pm on KBCWtv 44 Cable 12.

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Ron Del Rosario is a digital editor, online writer, web producer and pop culture blogger for KPIX 5/CBS, KBCWtv/The CW & CBS Radio in the San Francisco Bay Area. Find him on Twitter at @rondhype.

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