Brooklyn Nine Nine Casts Figgis, the Mob Boss

Fans of Brooklyn Nine Nine should be excited about the upcoming season as the previous one ended kind of on a cliff hanger – as much as a comedy show can have. Jake (Andy Samberg) and Captain Holt (Andre Braugher) had to go into the Witness Protection Program.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine has cast The man that made it happen, mob boss Jimmy “The Butcher” Figgis was cast by Brooklyn Nine Nine’s production team for Season 4. Eric Roberts (Less Than Perfect and Heroes) will star as Figgis according to the reports by Entertainment Weekly. Roberts will be appearing in the third episode of the season.

Fan facts about  Roberts here: he is Julia Roberts’ brother and Emma Roberts’ (Scream Queens) father. He was nominated once for an Academy Award for his role in Runaway Train (1985) and acted in important productions such as Doctor Who, The L Word and Crash.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine will return to Fox on September 20, Tuesday.