TV Line broke the news that Connie Nielsen has signed on for a role in the Fox drama, The Following. According to the website, Nielsen will be playing a love interest of Ryan Hardy (played by Kevin Bacon) on the series. Nielsen will reportedly be playing an art dealer who connects with Hardy after he helps her out of a jam.
Also joining the cast for the second season will be Dexter‘s Sam Underwood who “might” be one of Joe Carroll’s followers.
Season two of The Following will air in 2014.
Nielsen’s credits include The Devil’s Advocate, Rushmore, Gladiator, Basic, and The Great Raid.