Aliens star Lance Henriksen has signed on for the second season of DC’s Legends of Tomorrow as ‘Obsidian’ (above left).
The news was confirmed during this weeks Television Critics Association’s summer press tour.
Obsidian was introduced in 1983’s “All-Star Squadron” #25, and joined a modern incarnation of the Justice Society in 2007. He can merge with his own shadow, allowing him to fly and pass through solid objects, and possess the shadows of others.
Henriksen is a firm favourite among genre fans having starred in the aforementioned Aliens as well as The Terminator, Near Dark and Millennium.
Legends of Tomorrow returns for its 13-episode second season on October 13 on The CW.