New villain of season 5 have ties to one of the crew.
Joanna Vanderham (Warrior, Man in an Orange Shirt) has been cast for season 5 of CW’s time-travel series, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow. Joanna will be portraying “a ruthless killing machine with daggers made of bones. Wherever she goes, death follows.
That Vanderham’s character has history that ties her to the past of Charlie (Maisie Richardson-Sellers), the British shapeshifter who joined the Waverider crew in Season 4 to avoid banishment in hell.
Character hasn’t been given a name yet, but the producers of the series say:
“When [Vanderham’s character] arrives on the Waverider, Charlie — and the Legends — will never be the same.”
Her performances, among others, includes notable TV and film works such as Stephen Poliakoff’s Dancing on the Edge (2013), The Paradise (2012), Banished (2015), Retribution (2016), What Maisie Knew (2012) and Warrior (2019).
DC’s Legends of Tomorrow is led by Caity Lotz as Sara Lance/White Canary, Brandon Routh as Ray Palmer/The Atom, Dominic Purcell as Mick Rory/HeatWave, Nick Zano as Dr. Nate Heywood/Steel, Jes Macallan as Ava Sharpe, Courtney Ford as Nora Darhk, Matt Ryan as John Constantine, Ramona Young as Mona Yu, Tala Ashe as Zari Tomaz, and Olivia Swann as Astra Logue.
DC’s Legends Of Tomorrow’s fifth season begins on January 21.