Arrow is adding another familiar genre face to its guest star list.
Alex Kingston has signed on for an upcoming guest role on the hit CW series. According to reports, Kingston will play Dinah Lance, the estranged mother of Laurel and ex-wife of Quentin.
Dinah will return to Starling City to make amends with the family that she abandoned following the death of her daughter Sarah.
Kingston’s first appearance will be later this year and EW reports that she will have a recurring role on the series.
The 49-year-old actress is best known for playing River Song on Doctor Who and for starring on ER between 1997 and 2009. Her recent credits include guest roles on Private Practice, NCIS and Law & Order: SVU.