Since Jean Smart's Gov. Pat Jameson was gunned down after being exposed as a traitor in bed with Wo-Fat in Hawaii Five-0's stunning game-changing season finale, there's been an opening to fill in the Honolulu governor's mansion. Not anymore. Stepping in to the office will be Jameson's as-yet-unseen Lt. Governor, to be played by actor Richard T.Jones.
The recurring character (still awaiting a name) will join previously announced additions Terry O'Quinn, who will play a recurring role, and Tom Sizemore, who's signed on for an exciting story arc to kick off Season Two.
Richard has several series-regular roles under his belt. Most recently he played Ellison on Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles. Prior to that, he appeared on Girlfriends and Judging Amy. According to a show insider, this new governor will be more conservative than Jameson and keep a tighter leash on McGarrett and his team. He'll be "cleaning up a lot of the mess left by the previous administration."