Rockmond Dunbar has landed a multi-episode arc on The Mentalist, Deadline.com reports.
The Prison Break alum, who currently recurs on Sons of Anarchy, will play FBI Agent Dennis Abbott, a no-nonsense cop who isn't impressed by Patrick Jane (Simon Baker).
Are Amanda Righetti and Owain Yeoman leaving The Mentalist?
With the impending exits of Amanda Righetti and Owain Yeoman, Dunbar has the potential to become a series regular.
The Mentalist returns Sunday, Sept. 29 at 10/9c on CBS.
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