Glee star to join Viking miniseries
star Jessalyn Gilsig (pictured) has been cast as the wife of Gabriel Byrne’s character in a muchanticipated US TV drama called Vikings. The actress, who plays teacher Will Schuester’s manipulative ex-wife on American musical drama Glee, has been added to the cast of US cable network The History Channel’s first scripted drama. Stellan Skarsgard’s son, Gustaf, Travis Fimmel and Katheryn Winnick also join Irish actor Byrne in the miniseries, which is penned by Michael Hirst. Byrne plays ruthless Viking tribesman Earl Haraldson.