Ken Leung by Johnny Nunez/WireImage.com
Uncle Junior's poker buddy just hit the jackpot.
- whose memorable turn as Uncle Junior's mentally unstable protégé on
last season turned many a head in Hollywood (mine included) - is joining the cast of
next season, sources confirm to me exclusively.
The rumor is that Leung will be playing the
recurring role of Russell
*, a brilliant mathematician who is capable of great insights and has a tremendous knowledge across various scientific fields. He's expected to first turn up in February's season premiere.
fans may know Leung from his role as Kid Omega in Brett Ratner's franchise killer,
X-Men: The Last Stand
* May not be the character's real name.