August 24, 2012 5:00pm PT by Lesley Goldberg
'The Office' Spinoff Casts 'Breaking Bad' Alum as Dwight's Cousin
Prepare to meet another member of Dwight Schute's family.
Breaking Bad alum Matt Jones has been tapped to play Rain Wilson's mysterious cousin Zeke in the potential spinoff of NBC's The Office, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.
The Farm centers on Dwight (Rainn Wilson) as a beet farmer running a bed and breakfast inn and is being approached as a potential back-door pilot slated to run as an episode of the long-running NBC series in the fall.
Jones will play Zeke, Dwight's cousin and joins the previously cast Thomas Middleditch as Dwight's wacky brother Jeb, Majandra Delfino (Roswell) as Dwight's younger sister, Frannie, and Blake Garrett as his nephew, Cameron.
Should The Farm be ordered to series, he would be a series regular.
Jones has been a recurring player on AMC's Breaking Bad as Badger, Jesse's (Aaron Paul) friend. His credits also include TRON: Uprising and episodes of NCIS. He's repped by Paradigm, Ferrantino Entertainment and Felker Toczek.