True Blood’s James Frain to Star in Sleep Hollow

September 26, 2013 by  

James Frain is the ‘Go-To Guy for Playing Off-Putting, Imperious Individuals’:

James Frain as Franklin Mott True BloodFans of HBO’s True Blood all seemed to love the warped relationship between crazy vampire Franklin Mott (James Frain) and Tara Thornton (Rutina Wesley). Many were saddened when he met an early demise, hoping, instead, he would live on like he did in the Southern Vampire Mystery series of books by Charlaine Harris.

Well, James Frain is back – just not on True Blood though! TV Line recently  confirmed that James had signed on to play a recurring role in Fox’s new series, Sleep Hollow. Michael Ausiello had the following to say about Frain’s Sleepy Hollow character, Rutledge:

[he is] a modern-day nobleman who will interrogate Ichabod, who is being passed off as a “visiting Oxford professor,” about his past.

Ausiello also hints at a ‘secret which could affect Icabod’s future’. Hmm, sounds intriguing! Frain always seems to play characters that are odd, off-putting and at a loggerheads with authority, so it will be fantastic to see how the role of Rutledge will evolve in Frain’s capable hands.

It has not been confirmed exactly when James Frain will appear on Sleepy Hollow, but you can tune in on Monday nights at 9/8c to catch this new TV series.

What are your thoughts on James Frain’s newest role. Have you been watching Sleepy Hollow? Or will you tune in just to see James Frain? Let us know in the comments below!

Source: TV Line – Sleepy Hollow Exclusive: True Blood Baddie to Butt Heads With Ichabod

(Photo Credit: HBO Inc.)

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  • Lynda Tatad

    Just watching the 2nd episode of Sleepy Hallow now. Will look forward to seeing James Frain on the show. I love him on Grimm, too!