Sorry, Jesse: Your pal is headed to Dwight's farm.
"Breaking Bad" actor Matt Jones has been cast in "The Office" spinoff,
according to The Hollywood Reporter. Called "The Farm," the spinoff centers on Dwight's (Rainn Wilson) beet farm where he runs a bed and breakfast with the help of his quirky family members.
Jones will play Dwight's cousin Zeke, with details of his character still a mystery. The actor joins Thomas Middleditch, who will portray Dwight's oddball brother Jeb, Majandra Delfino as his younger sister Frannie and Blake Garrett as nephew Cameron.
If "The Farm" is ordered to series, Jones will become a series regular.
In other casting news...
Leslie's getting a new nemesis on "Parks and Recreation." The "Late Night With Conan O'Brien" writer Jon Glaser is set to play a local orthodontist who doesn't find any aspect of Leslie's (Amy Poehler) personality endearing. Drama in Pawnee! [TVLine]
Mircea Monroe is swinging by "Hart Of Dixie" again. After appearing at the end of the CW series' first season to tell her ex-husband (Wilson Bethel) that she was still in love with him, Monroe is set to reprise her role as Tancy for a multi-episode arc in Season 2 of the CW series. [TVLine]
Tom Bower has also been cast in "The Farm." The "Die Hard 2" actor will play Dwight's charming and manipulative great uncle Heinrich Manheim. [Deadline]
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