According to The Hollywood Reporter, Knepper has been cast as the new main villain in the upcoming fourth season of "Heroes," barely skipping a beat after FOX's cancellation of "Prison Break."
Knepper will appear in at least six episodes playing Samuel, a character the trade paper describes as "a Jim Jones type -- charismatic but evil, with a twisted sense of humor."
"Heroes" will take over the 8 p.m. slot on Mondays starting in the fall.
Knepper is best known to viewers as the reptilian (no, not literally) Theodore "T-Bag" Bagwell on "Prison Break," a role that also opened the door for appearances on the big screen in last year's "Transporter 3" and "The Day the Earth Stood Still."
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