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Arrow Season 5 Casts Chad L. Coleman as Gangster Tobias Church

Chad L. Coleman will portray Tobias Church on 'Arrow'

Chad L. Coleman has been cast as a villain in a recurring role for Arrow Season 5.

IGN exclusively revealed that the Walking Dead alum will portray Tobias Church — “an imposing gangster looking to unite the various criminal enterprises in Star City under his own singular command.”

Coleman will first appear in the role in the show’s Season 5’s premiere.

It was previously reported that the Arrow production team was searching for someone to play the character Anton Church. Tobias is likely the final name they settled on for the character.

Coleman is best known for playing Tyreese on The Walking Dead and for portraying Dennis “Cutty” Wise on The Wire.

Arrow returns to The CW on Wednesday, October 5th at 8pm EST.SuperFable