Edward James Olmos joins Colin Hanks and Mos (formerly Mos Def) for a major season-long arc on the upcoming sixth season of the Showtime drama “Dexter,” reports TV Line. The “Battlestar Galactica” alum Olmos will play a brilliant, charismatic professor of religious studies. He joins such previous seasonal guests on the show as Jimmy Smits, John Lithgow and Julia Stiles.
Production on “Dexter” begins May 25 for a premiere this fall.
“Dexter Morgan (Michael C. Hall) spent Season Five atoning for the death of his wife, Rita. He committed to being a part of her children’s lives and entered into a deep, passionate relationship with Lumen, unlike anything he’d ever had before. But Dexter’s need to kill overpowers his desire for human connection. And now that one person knows the truth about him, and a few others are close, how much longer will America’s favorite serial killer be able to keep his dark side a secret?”