The Justified and Raising Hope alum will recur on the upcoming Fox drama from Marvel TV, our sister site Deadline reports.
Dillahunt — whose many TV credits also include The Mindy Project, Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles and Burn Notice — will play the intense and intimidating Dr. Roderick Campbell, a mutant researcher contracted by the Sentinel Services.
The Gifted premieres Monday, Oct. 2 at 9/8c on Fox. (Read our first impression here.)
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* Transparent has tapped Jill Gordon (Heartbeat) to serve as showrunner, starting with Season 5, as creator Jill Soloway — who will continue to write, direct and executive-produce the series — steps down to focus on other projects, Deadline reports.
* Jane Seymour (Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman) has joined the cast of Pop TV’s upcoming aerobics comedy Let’s Get Physical, playing a former Texas beauty pageant winner who is obsessed with maintaining her family’s fitness.
* Disney Channel’s Andi Mack will return for Season 2 on Friday, Oct. 27 at 8 pm.
* Damnation, USA Network’s new drama series about the bloody struggle between big money and the downtrodden in the 1930s American heartland, will premiere Tuesday, Nov. 7 at 10 pm. The show stars Killian Scott (Ripper Street), Logan Marshall-Green (Quarry) and Sarah Jones (The Path).