Matt Barr, Sakina Jaffrey to Recur on Sleepy Hollow Season 2

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Matt Barr is on his way to Sleepy Hollow.

The actor (Hellcats, Friday Night Lights, The Big Bang Theory) has been cast in a recurring role on the breakout Fox hit.

According to TV Line, Barr will portray Nick Hawley, a bounty hunter who will help Ichabod and Abbie on various supernatural cases this fall.

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Hawley is described as humorous and full of swagger, as well as a loner whose education is “masked by a rough-and-tumble demeanor.”

He will appear on multiple episodes.

Neil Jackson (The Headless Horseman) will also recur on Sleepy Hollow Season 2, which will be comprised of 18 episodes and kick off in September.

UPDATE: E! News now confirms that Sakina Jaffrey will also play a key role on Season 2.

The actress (House of Cards) She’ll portray Leena Reyes, the town’s intelligent and forceful, new sheriff. She’s a Sleepy Hollow native who formerly worked for the U.S. Border Patrol in Texas.

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Major score for Matt Barr (much deserved) and for Sleepy Hollow. Huh. I guess we don't need to wonder whether Abbie gets out of Purgatory or Ichy is released from his coffin. Who would have guessed?! LMAO!!

Sleepy Hollow Quotes

Abbie: So Solomon Kent is responsible for the Salem witch trials.
Katrina: A period of mass paranoia and persecution.
Abbie: It still haunts us. Every kid in America reads the crucible, a play about Salem.

Abbie: Who is he? When's the last time you saw him?
Ichabod: When I cut off his head.