The Following Exclusive: Dexter Baddie Joins Season 2 Cast as Series Regular

The Following Sam Underwood Dexter menace Sam Underwood is staying in the serial killer business, joining Fox’s The Following as a series regular in Season 2, TVLine has learned exclusively.

Underwood, who is currently appearing in Dexter‘s final season as a protégé of Michael C. Hall’s titular vigilante, will play Luke, a very complicated and dangerous young man who may or may not be a follower of the “late” Joe Carroll.

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The actor will next be seen in the upcoming third season of Homeland as a troubled friend of Dana’s.

The Luke character is one of three new roles series creator Kevin Williamson is introducing in Season 2 (premiering in early ’14). For scoop on the other two, press PLAY below.

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  1. Teag says:

    Busy actor. Good for him.

  2. Jared says:

    He’s been great on Dexter so far.

  3. Midori says:

    “The actor will next be seen in the upcoming third season of Homeland as a troubled friend of Dana’s.”


    • Josh says:

      Haha my thoughts exactly….Dana is best when she isn’t whining and being dark(so rarely)…but now she’ll have a troubled friend. Ergh, maybe this is the season Brody becomes a true American hero and runs Dana over with a bus.

  4. Lisbeth Slander says:

    Hopefully this casting news means the rumored Dexter spin-off won’t center on him…

    • brycealexander says:

      Why? People die fast on The Following, even/especially for regulars.

    • Lisbeth Slander says:

      Because a spin off featuring him is a terrible idea, if they spin the show off it needs to be focused on someone currently in the cast, not some bloke they threw in to the final season, especially if it IS to set him up as the star for the spin off. I think it would ruin the legacy of the show…

  5. rempod says:

    Hopefully he will get paid for working with a Bacon, not everyone does.

  6. Steven says:

    I have a major crush on him in Dexter so I’m excited to see him in The Following!

  7. Josh says:

    What was the song Sam was singing on the following with the dead girl