Orphan Black Casts Superfan Patrick J. Adams

Orphan Black Patrick J. AdamsBeing a vocal Orphan Black lover is about to pay off for Patrick J. Adams.

The Suits star has nabbed a guest spot on Season 2 of BBC America’s cult thriller, our sister site Deadline reports.

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Adams will play Jesse, a brave but regular guy who lands in a ton of trouble when Tatiana Maslany’s multiple clone characters come into his life.

The actor, who called the casting a dream come true, has made his passion for the sci-fi series abundantly apparent via Twitter, even campaigning for a guest role. This summer, Adams raved about Maslany’s performance and then lamented her lack of an Emmy nomination.

Other Season 2 additions include Michiel Huisman (Nashville), Peter Outerbridge (Nikita) and Ari Millen (Rookie Blue, Nikita).

Orphan Black returns April 19.

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