Fall TV Preview
Billy Zane Legends of Tomorrow

TVLine Items: Billy Zane Visits Legends, Jason O'Mara to High Castle and More

Legends of Tomorrow is staging a Titanic reunion, tapping Billy Zane to portray politician and showman P.T. Barnum, who founded Barnum & Bailey Circus (aka “The Greatest Show on Earth”).

Per EW.com, Zane will guest-star in a Season 3 episode, during which he will share the screen with Titanic castmate Victor Garber, who plays Dr. Martin Stein/one half of Firestorm on the CW series.

On Legends, Barnum is “the villain of our story,” but he is also “just a guy who wants to put on a good show,” executive producer Phil Klemmer previews.

Zane’s TV credits include Guilt, The Deep End, Samantha Who? and Twin Peaks.

Legends of Tomorrow returns for Season 3 — with a new Muslim hacktivist team member! — this fall, airing Tuesdays at 9/8c after The Flash.

Ready for more of today’s newsy nuggets? Well…

* Jason O’Mara (Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.) has joined the Season 3 cast of Amazon’s The Man in the High Castle as a series regular, our sister site Deadline reports. The actor will play Wyatt Price, an Irish refugee and resident of the Neutral Zone who learned to survive by trading in black-market goods and services.

* Netflix will premiere Mindhunter, a new series from director/EP David Fincher (House of Cards), on Friday, Oct. 13, Collider reports. The 1979-set drama, starring Jonathan Groff (Looking), Anna Torv (Fringe) and Holt McCallany (Lights Out), follows two FBI agents who interview serial killers in an effort to solve current murders.

* HBO released a teaser for Season 2 of the Issa Rae comedy Insecure, returning Sunday, July 23 at 10:30 pm:

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  1. Steven says:

    He was also on Charmed. I also can’t wait for Mindhunter! Jonathan Groff and Anna Torv?!

  2. Wordsmith says:

    Excited to see Jason O’Mara actually playing an Irishman for once. He has played so many American characters at this point.

  3. Scribe says:

    Billy Zane needs to be Lex Luthor!

    • TheDude says:

      Its the CW…that will never happen. They will recycle some other pretty 20 something CW actor and shave his head if they ever do Lex luthor in the CW tv verse

  4. Joey Padron says:

    Good casting news for Legends of Tomorrow, Glad Billy and Victor will work together again. Can’t wait to see him on the show! Happy for Jason being on The Man In High Castle & use his real accent on the show. Gonna miss him on Agents of Shield.