This Is Us is about to get even bigger
Sam Trammell has joined the cast of NBC’s freshman drama in a recurring role.
Trammell will play Ben, the frontman of a blues-and-jazz band, according to The Hollywood Reporter; his character will debut later this season. No word on whether Ben will appear in the present-day storylines or in the 1980s flashbacks with parents Jack and Rebecca
Sam Trammell is popularly known to us as shape-shifter Sam Merlotte from True Blood, appearing in all seven seasons of HBO’s vampire drama.
This Is Us is off to a great start for NBC and has already been picked up for a full 18-episode season.