Modine Lying in the 'Weeds'
Globe-winning drama will premiere on Aug. 13
Most recently seen on The WB's short-lived "Bedford Diaries," Modine will play Sullivan Goff, a mysterious land developer for Majestic, a new Christian, mega-church development being built right near Agrestic. The character has both business and personal dealings (if you know what we mean) with Mary-Louise Parker's Nancy and Elizabeth Perkins' Celia.
Modine, whose feature credits include "Short Cuts," "Full Metal Jacket" and "Gross Anatomy," will appear in at least 10 episodes in the Showtime comedy's 15-episode season.
Showtime made a variety of other guest-starring announcements for "Weeds." As one might expect given the events of last season's finale, Zooey Deschanel will return in the premiere as Andy's (Justin Kirk) vaguely deranged ex-girlfriend cat. Two weeks later, Carrie Fisher will drop by as Arlene, Celia's divorce attorney.
"Weeds" was nominated for four Golden Globe awards earlier this year include best television comedy. In 2006, Parker won the Globe for best actress in a comedy series.