NBC's 'The Player' Lands 'Ted 2' Actor in Recurring Role

The casino drama stars Wesley Snipes and premieres Sept. 24.
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Dustin Ybarra

The Player is adding a new member to the team. 

Ted 2 actor Dustin Ybarra has landed a recurring role on NBC's Las Vegas-set drama, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

Ybarra will portray Donovan, a high-strung tech wizard who is capable of going unnoticed in a crowd. He will assist security expert Alex (Philip Winchester) when he needs someone to go off the grid.

Ybarra has had recurring roles on Battle Creek, The Goldbergs and Californication and appeared in films 21 & Over and We Bought a Zoo. He is repped by CAA and ATA Management.

The Player comes from The Blacklist executive producers John Fox and John Davis. It features Wesley Snipes as a Las Vegas casino pit boss who teams up with Alex to prevent the highest-stakes crimes before they happen.

The series premieres Sept. 24 at 10 p.m. on NBC.

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