In fact, he had already sought permission from the producers of the hit CW show Arrow to take a leave of absence should the call finally come in.
Speaking to The Sun’s TV Biz, Barrowman who has been the most vocal and unguarded of all the potential returnees, confirmed that his current role as Malcolm Merlyn aka The Well-Dressed Man aka (and a potential spoiler alert) the Green Arrows arch nemesis The Dark Archer, wouldn’t prevent him from donning the military jacket of Captain Jack once again:
Barrowman also went on to say that he’d be ‘disappointed’ if he wasn’t asked to take part.
Would you too be disappointed if John Barrowman wasn’t invited to the party?
http://www.kasterborous.com/2012/10/john-barrowman-on-doctor-whos-50th-anniversary/ (rumour quashing quote)