Scoop: Dexter Snags Edward James Olmos

Battlestar Galactica vet Edward James Olmos has booked a major role on the upcoming sixth season of Dexter, a Showtime rep confirms to TVLine.

Olmos will play a brilliant and charismatic professor of religious studies. The actor joins recently announced Season 6 guest stars Colin Hanks and Mos.

The news comes a day before Dexter is set to resume production in Los Angeles.