Ron Perlman is set to star in FX's upcoming series Sons of Anarchy.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Kurt Sutter's series from FX Prods. and Fox 21, revolves around a notorious outlaw motorcycle club's efforts to protect their town of Charming, Calif., from drug dealers and local corporate developers.

Perlman will play the club's president and stepfather of the central character, Jax Teller (Charlie Hunnam). The role, played by Scott Glenn in the pilot, has been recast after the character was re-imagined as part of the project's shift in a more darkly comedic direction.