UPDATE: A description of Neeson’s character is below.
Add one more prominent name to the list of guest stars on Showtime’s new series “The Big C.”
Liam Neeson (“The A-Team,” “Taken”) will make a guest appearance on the show, the Hartford Courant reports. He’ll be playing a character named “Bee Man,” who Laura Linney‘s (Neeson’s “Kinsey” co-star) consults about possible alternative cancer treatments.
“The Big C” will be Neeson’s first on-camera appearance in an American TV series in better than 20 years (since a 1986 episode of “Miami Vice,” to be exact). He did voice work on “The Simpsons” a few years back.
Linney stars in “The Big C” as a suburbanite whose cancer diagnosis gives her a new outlook on life. Oliver Platt plays her husband, and “Precious” star Gabourey Sidibe has a recurring part.
“The Big C” premieres Aug. 16.
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