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Grimm Exclusive: Former Wire Politico Cast in Mysterious Season-Ending Arc

Grimm Season 2 Cast Reg. E. CatheyReg E. Cathey, who played The Wire‘s journalist-turned-political-aide Norman Wilson, is headed to Grimm, TVLine has learned exclusively.

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Exactly how Cathey’s character fits into NBC’s Portland-based fairytale is unclear; we do know his Baron Samedi is a “curious stranger” who’ll be around for the final two episodes of Season 2.

Cathey’s TV credits include Oz, Law & Order: SVU and the Netflix original series House of Cards.

Might Baron Samedi be an actual baron… as in royalty? As in the Royals? As in… Capt. Renard better get his stuff together, and fast? UPDATE: Thanks to a voodoo-versed commenter, we now know that Baron Samedi is a legend of Loa lore. Regardless, hit the comments with your thoughts!