The upcoming “Dexter” revival at Showtime has cast Clancy Brown in a leading role, Variety has confirmed.
Brown will star as Kurt Caldwell, the primary villain of the show. Caldwell is described as the unofficial mayor of the small town of Iron Lake. He’s realized the American dream by going from driving big rigs, just like his father did, to now owning several trucks and the local truck stop. Powerful, generous, loved by everyone – he’s a true man of the people. If he’s got your back, consider yourself blessed. But should you cross Kurt, or hurt anyone that he cares for, God help you.
Brown joins previously announced series lead Michael C. Hall, who will return as the titular serial killer. The role also brings Brown back to Showtime, where he previously played the character Waylon “Jock” Jeffcoat on the network’s hit series “Billions.”
Brown is no stranger to playing villains, starring as the monstrous Kurgan in the film “Highlander” as well as the evil Captain Hadley in “The Shawshank Redemption” among many other roles. He is known for his lighter side as well, having voiced the character of Mr. Krabs on “Spongebob Squarepants” for over 20 years.