Firefly Reunion on Castle: Summer Glau Set to Play New Private Eye

Summer Glau on Castle

A Firefly reunion is taking flight on Castle.

Summer Glau has signed on to guest-star opposite her onetime Serenity captain Nathan Fillion in a spring episode of the ABC drama, TVLine has learned exclusively.

Glau will play Kendall Frost, a provocative private detective in Los Angeles who who competes with — you guessed it — Castle to solve a deadly mystery. She will appear in this season’s 14th episode.

Con ManFillion recently reteamed with Glau in an episode of fellow Firefly alum Alan Tudyk’s meta-cheeky web series Con Man (see photo, right).

The actress is hardly the first Firefly vet to visit Fillion’s current stomping ground. Adam Baldwin and Gina Torres have also popped up on the show, with the former appearing for the second time this past fall.

Glau’s TV credits include The Sarah Connor Chronicles, Dollhouse, Alphas and, more recently, Arrow, where she recurred as CEO/assassin Isabel Rochev.

Castle resumes its current eighth season on Monday, Feb. 1.