Acclaimed actor Matthew Modine
will join the cast of Showtime's top-rated comedy series Weeds
for its third season, which premieres Monday, August 13th at 10pm ET/PT, it was announced today.
Modine will be featured in at least 10 of the season's 15 episodes and will portray Sullivan Groff, the mysterious land developer for Majestic, a new Christian, mega-church development being built right near Agrestic.
Groff and Nancy Botwin (Mary-Louise Parker
) will strike up a mutually beneficial business arrangement, but under the watchful, busybody eye of Celia (Elizabeth Perkins
Also guest starring this season on Weeds
in single-episode cameos are Zooey Deschanel
, reprising her role as Andy's quirky ex-girlfriend Kat (airing August 13) and Carrie Fisher
(airing August 27) as Arlene, Celia's divorce attorney.