Edward James Olmos: Cast on Dexter!

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In frakkin spectacular casting news, Edward James Olmos has landed a role on season six of Dexter.

The former Battlestar Galactica lead joins Colin Hanks and Mos Def as a recurring player on the Showtime hit. According to the network, he will portray a “brilliant, charismatic professor of religious studies.”

No word yet on the premiere date for Dexter, but expect new episodes to return in September.

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