Thursday, October 29, 2015

Casting News - 'Penny Dreadful' Casts Brian Cox as Ethan's Father; Wil Wheaton Joins 'Powers' in Recurring Role

Casting News - October 29, 2015

PlayStation Network's Powers and Showtime's Penny Dreadful.

  • Brian Cox (Manhunter) will appear in at least two episodes of the drama's upcoming third season. He will play Jared Talbot, Ethan's (Josh Hartnett) father, a powerful rancher who has long been on the hunt for his son and will stop at nothing to bring Ethan back west to settle the score.
  • Wil Wheaton (Star Trek: The Next Generation) will join the drama's upcoming second season in a recurring role. No details were immediately released about the character he will be playing - except being described as "exciting, mysterious and powerful."