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'Arrow' Casting for Nightwing? DC TV & Movie Universes NOT Connected?

You have to hand it to Batman: he's making headlines without having to get out of bed these days. As the rumor mill surrounding his next big screen appearance in Batman vs. Superman runs at full capacity, the most recent gossip has hinted that Dick Grayson, Batman's former sidekick Robin, would appear in the film in his Nightwing persona - and that Warner Bros. is already casting.

It seems that during all that excitement, TV fans might have overlooked the hints that Nightwing would first be making his debut in The CW's Arrow. The Vampire Diaries' Steven R. McQueen has been implying that's the role he's after, and the network may have already agreed. But would this casting mean that the Green Arrow series isn't in the Justice League universe after all?

Although official word Warner Bros. hasn't been released on either casting process (or even confirmation), McQueen took to his Twitter account to playfully tease a Grayson-connection during one of his workout sessions:

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'Arrow' Casting for Nightwing? DC TV & Movie Universes NOT Connected?