Boardwalk Empire Bets on Bobby Cannavale as New Season 3 Regular

Nucky Thompson’s got a new thorn in his side.

Boardwalk Empire has tapped Bobby Cannavale to join the Season 3 cast as a new rival to Steve Buscemi’s crime boss, our sister site Deadline.com reports.

Cannavale, who is coming off a season-long arc on Nurse Jackie, will play Gyp Rosetti, a charming but ruthless gangster who challenges Nucky.