An Oscar-winning actor will be joining Showtime’s "Weeds" in the upcoming season, reports Deadline.com.
The new cast member is Richard Dreyfuss, who won an Oscar for "The Goodbye Girl" and is best known for box office successes such as "Jaws," "Close Encounters of the Third Kind" and "American Graffiti." Dreyfuss will appear in four episodes as a mysterious person from Nancy Botwin’s past.
In addition to Dreyfuss, "Weeds" has also signed up Linda Hamilton, Peter Stormare, and Mark-Paul Gosselaar as guests this season. Season six premieres Monday, Aug.16.