Bokeem Woodbine (Photo by: Frank Okenfels)
Bokeem Woodbine (Photo by: Frank Okenfels)

Bokeem Woodbine (“Fargo”) has joined the cast of WGN America’s “Underground” series in a recurring role, playing Daniel, a skilled stonemason who has decided to take freedom into his own hands.

Woodbine joins other new cast additions Aisha Hinds in the pioneering role of Harriet Tubman and John Legend as renowned abolitionist Frederick Douglass.

Other season 2 guest stars include Jasika Nicole, DeWanda Wise, Michael Trotter, Jesse Luken and Sadie Stratton.

The highly anticipated second season of the critically acclaimed Underground Railroad thriller premieres Wednesday, March 8 at 10 pm ET/PT, with the return of most of its celebrated season 1 cast including: Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Aldis Hodge, Jessica de Gouw, Alano Miller, Christopher Meloni, Amirah Vann and Marc Blucas.

From Sony Pictures Television, “Underground” is created and written by Misha Green and Joe Pokaski, who serve as Executive Producers alongside director Anthony Hemingway; Akiva Goldsman of Weed Road Pictures; Tory Tunnell and Joby Harold of Safehouse Pictures; John Legend, Mike Jackson and Ty Stiklorius of Get Lifted Film Co; and Mark Taylor.

Watch a previously-released trailer for the upcoming new season below: