James Frain to Interrogate Ichabod on Sleepy Hollow

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James Frain is headed to Sleepy Hollow.

The veteran actor - who has appeared as quirky characters on hits such as Grimm, True Blood and The Tudors - has been cast in a recurring role on Fox's freshman drama.

According to TV Line, he'll come on board as Rutledge, described by network insiders as "a modern-day nobleman. Look for the character to interrogate Tom Mison's Ichabod Crane in an attempt to learn about his unusual past.

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Sleepy Hollow got off to a huge start for Fox on Monday, earning the network's highest premiere ratings in seven years.

Here's a look at what fans can expect throughout Season 1:

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I hope this show does well and i hope they use James Frain better than Grimm did!

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Ichabod's dad and brother?