Arrow Casts Kirk Acevedo As “Richard Dragon” Arrow Casts Kirk Acevedo As “Richard Dragon”
Kirk Acevedo has been cast as Ricardo Diaz/"Richard Dragon" in Arrow Season 6. Arrow Casts Kirk Acevedo As “Richard Dragon”

“Richard Dragon” has been found for Arrow Season 6.

The classic DC Comics character will be using the more realistic name “Ricardo Diaz” in the upcoming sixth season of the series which premieres Thursday, October 12 on The CW, and playing him will be actor Kirk Acevedo.

Here’s how the Arrow version of the character is described:

A hardened ex-con recently released from prison for crimes he didn’t commit, Ricardo Diaz (Acevedo) is bent on taking over Star City’s criminal underworld. A master in hand to hand combat, honed by years of life on the street, Diaz has yet to meet a foe he can’t take down.

Acevedo’s other credits include Fringe, 12 Monkeys, Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., and Kingdom.

Craig Byrne

Craig Byrne has been writing about TV on the internet since 1995. He is also the author of several published books, including Smallville: The Visual Guide and the show's Official Companions for Seasons 4-7.