In a story from The Hollywood Reporter Patton Oswalt will be joining Syfy's new drama series Caprica in a recurring role.

This show is a prequel to Battlestar Galactica.

Oswalt will play the part of Baxter Sarno. He is a well known "Caprican comedian talk show host on whose show Daniel Graystone (Eric Stoltz) and Amanda Graystone (Paula Malcomson)," eventually show up.

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Caprica is currently shooting in Vancouver.

Evan Jacobs