The Following Exclusive: Dexter's Keith Carradine Joins Season 2 Cast in Recurring Role

the following keith carradineThe worlds of Dexter and The Following have collided yet again.

Keith Carradine, who played G-Man Frank Lundy on Showtime’s killer drama, is joining Fox’s serial thriller in a recurring role, TVLine has learned exclusively.

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He’ll play Barry, a trusted friend of Kevin Bacon’s Ryan Hardy.

Carradine’s hiring comes two weeks after The Following tapped current Dexter co-star Sam Underwood to recur as Luke, a very complicated and dangerous young man who may or may not be a follower of the “late” Joe Carroll.

Other recent castings for The Following, which returns at midseason, include NYPD Blue‘s James McDaniel, Boss‘ Connie Nielsen and 90210‘s Jessica Stroup.

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  1. laura meakin says:

    At least the followings casting dept have a better idea of what they are doing than hawaii 5-0’s he was awesome in dexter.

  2. Jake says:

    So it seems that season 2 is going to be focusing a little more on the personal lives? Any word on how much Natalie Zea is coming back for?

    • Whomp says:

      I’d love to know about Natalie too! Why so much mystery involving her return? She’s certainly back, but in what capacity and for how long?? I don’t get why we seem to get new casting news on the show daily, but no one can tell us the status of least seasons LEADING LADY!!!

    • Maryann says:

      Well, since they are giving Ryan Hardy a new love interest, she can’t be back for long. Which is a shame since she was my favorite character and main reason for watching in Season 1. She and Hardy seemed a bit star crossed, and I just wanted to see them moving toward some sort of happiness.

  3. Teag says:

    Wait, Underwood is recurring season 2? I thought he was a regular. Yeah Lundy!

  4. carollee says:

    Let us not forget what a marvelous “Frank” he played in “Criminal Minds”!!!!!

  5. april-ann says:

    He is still hot.

  6. Lori says:

    He played two Franks, one a serial killer on Criminal Minds and a good cop on Dexter, can’t wait until to see him on this great show!! Is Claire coming back cause I saw her on another show, hope so Ryan and her made a great couple!

  7. Michael says:

    When will there be Season 2????