Defiance Books Linda Hamilton for Season 2

Linda Hamilton DefianceA mysterious new resident has big plans to shake up Defiance in Season 2 — and she’s a real Beauty.

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TV vet Linda Hamilton will guest-star in the second season of the Syfy drama as Pilar McCawley, the estranged wife of Graham Greene’s Rafe, Entertainment Weekly reports.

Executive producer Kevin Murphy promises Hamilton’s character will “simultaneously make you cry and scare the crap out of you.”

Hamilton’s recent TV credits include roles in Lost GirlChuck and Weeds. She also played Catherine Chandler in the original Beauty and the Beast series.

As TVLine previously reported, William Atherton (Die Hard) will also guest-star in Season 2 as E-Rep official Viceroy Mercado, while Anna Hopkins (Nikita) will play a soldier named Jessica “Berlin” Rai.

Defiance‘s second season premieres June 19 at 8/7c on Syfy.