Paul Giamatti is joining the cast of “Downton Abbey” for season 4, “Masterpiece” said Monday.
Giamatti will play Cora’s (Elizabeth McGovern) brother, who’s something of a rogue. Producers describe his character as “rather free-spirited” and “sure to upset the Grantham’s apple cart.”
Giamatti has previously appeared on television in HBO’s “John Adams,” for which he won an Emmy.
The fourth season of “Downton Abbey” is set to premiere in the U.S. on January 5, 2014.
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