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Carrie's got a new boss when Unforgettable returns this month — and he's a badass. At least according to Dallas Roberts.

The Walking Dead and Good Wife star plays Eliot, the head of the Major Cases Section of the NYPD who recruits Carrie (Poppy Montgomery) and Al (Dylan Walsh) for his team.

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"He's a badass, a total badass," Roberts tells TVGuide.com with a laugh. "I think he's a visionary. He's got some political clout in the city and is able to collect the best and the brightest from New York's finest and assemble them onto his Major Crimes force. That's how he comes to meet Carrie and Al. And chaos begins immediately."Roberts is one of a three new faces joining the resurrected series. Tawny Cypress

will play Murray, a former decorated FBI agent, while James Liao will play Jay, a detective who specializes in technical subjects.Get your first look at Roberts' Eliot below.

Season 2 of Unforgettable premieres Sunday, July 28 at 9/8c on CBS.(Full disclosure: TVGuide.com is owned by CBS.)