‘Sleepy Hollow’ Casts Papa Mills

James McDaniel
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Caption:BRIARCLIFF MANOR, NY - SEPTEMBER 29: Actor James McDaniel attends Screen Actors Guild Foundation 2nd Annual New York Golf Classic at Trump National Golf Club Westchester on September 29, 2014 in Briarcliff Manor, New York.

Make room for daddy!

James McDaniel has been cast as Ezra Mills, Abbie and Jenny’s long MIA father and given this creepshow’s take on paternal relationships, it’s sure to be a scream.

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Most recently seen on Limitless, Chicago P.D. and Madame Secretary, McDaniel—who also served 12 years as Lt. Fancy on NYPD Blue— is set to appear in at least one episode of the Fox drama when it returns after winter hiatus in its new Friday time slot.

What do ya think, Sleepyheads? Yay or nay?