Glee star to join Vik­ing minis­eries

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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.

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