Supernatural Season 8 casts Battlestar Galactica’s Ty Olsson

BSG and Flash Gordon star Ty Olsson cast as a vampire in Supernatural Season 8 – beware of Season 7 spoilers.


Supernatural Season 8 is expected to air in October.

Battlestar Galactica and Flash Gordon‘s Ty Olsson has signed up to play a recurring character in Supernatural Season 8.

Set to appear in episode one of the new season, Benny is a particularly dangerous and unpredictable vampire who SEASON 7 SPOILER! helps Dean Winchester (Jensen Ackles) escape from purgatory SEASON 7 SPOILER ENDS!

“He’s not a good guy,” Jensen Ackles told TVLine. “He stands to pose a bit of an issue for Dean because maybe there are things that Dean has hidden that he doesn’t want to tell Sam that happened in purgatory.”

Supernatural Season 8 is expected to air 3 October 2012 on The CW.