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Exclusive: Leverage Locks In Matthew Lillard

Leverage has nabbed Matthew Lillard for a Season 5 guest spot.

TVLine has learned exclusively that the actor — who co-starred in last year’s Oscar-winning Descendants but remains best known for his polar opposite roles in Scream and Scooby-Doo — will drop by the TNT caper drama as Gabe Erickson, a corrupt businessman who has successfully evaded jail — that is, until Nate and Co. have their way with him.

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Leverage‘s fifth season launches Sunday, July 15; an air date for Lillard’s ep is TBD.

Lillard’s most recent TV credits include House and a memorable turn opposite Carol Burnett on Law & Order: SVU.