Jack Coleman

Jack Coleman is joining the cast of Scandal this upcoming season, TVGuide.com has learned.

Coleman, who has played the perennial villain in series like Heroes, Castle and The Vampire Diaries, has been tapped for a recurring role starting in October. However, details on said role are being kept under wraps.

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Most recently appearing on Burn Notice, Coleman joins previously announced recurring actors Lisa Kudrow and Paul Adelstein, whose roles are also being kept under lock and key. Curse you, Shondaland! Kidding. Sort of.

Scandal returns Thursday, Oct. 3 at 10/9c on ABC.

Who do you think Coleman is playing?