Henry Rollins cast in FX's 'Sons of Anarchy'
By April MacIntyre Mar 17, 2009, 0:30 GMT
Henry Rollins - photo credit Ben Swennerton
Executive producer Kurt Sutter's critically acclaimed series "Sons of Anarchy" will see Grammy Award-winning musician and actor Henry Rollins guest star in the second season.
"Sons of Anarchy" is scheduled to return to the network in the fall, announced Nick Grad, Executive Vice President of Original Programming, FX Networks. Production of season two starts on April 27 in Los Angeles.
Rollins will play a new antagonist in the show’s fictional town of Charming, California who poses a deadly threat to the Sons of Anarchy Motorcycle Club. He is scheduled to appear in six episodes.
“Henry will bring his intensity and muscularity to this complex part,” said Grad. “We look forward to seeing him inhabit this role.”
Sons of Anarchy stars Charlie Hunnam, Katey Sagal and Ron Perlman.
Henry Rollins was host of the Independent Film Channel’s The Henry Rollins Show and the radio show "Harmony in my Head" on Indie 103 FM in Los Angeles. He currently hosts his own music-mix radio show on KCRW-FM. Rollins’ film appearances include Bad Boys 2 with Will Smith and Martin Lawrence and director David Lynch's Lost Highway.
"Sons of Anarchy" is a drama of family, brothers in colors and small-town allegiances that all hinge on the notorious outlaw motorcycle club, SAMCRO - The Sons of Anarchy Motorcycle Club must confront threats from drug dealers, corporate developers and overzealous law officers. Behind their familial lifestyle and legally thriving automotive shop is a ruthless and illegally thriving arms business.