'The Following' Casts 'Common Law' Star for Recurring Role

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Common Law star Warren Kole is joining The Following.

Kole has been cast in a recurring role on Fox's midseason drama as Roderick, one of Joe Carroll's (James Purefoy) loyal minions, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed.

The Following centers on FBI agent Ryan Hardy (Kevin Bacon) who finds himself in the middle of a network of serial killers, led by Joe Carroll. Roderick is seen as an "important" follower of Joe's ways and often carries out his wishes.

TVLine first reported the news.

Kole most recently played Wes Mitchell on Common Law, which aired earlier this year on USA Network. He also had a minor role in The Avengers.

The Following debuts Monday, Jan. 21 on Fox.

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