Variety reports Andre Royo has been cast as Sammy Davis Jr., in the fourth season of the Masters of Sex TV show, premiering on Showtime, Sunday, September 11, 2016 at 10:00pm. As previously reported, also joining Masters of Sex in season four are Alysia Reiner, Jeremy Strong, and Ashley Zukerman, as well as Niecy Nash and Betty Gilpin.
According to the report, Royo’s Davis meets Dr. William Masters (Michael Sheen) and Virginia Johnson (Lizzy Caplan), when he performs on “Playboy After Dark.” Royo played Thirsty Rawlings in the second season of Empire on FOX. He previously played Reginald ‘Bubbles’ Cousins on HBO‘s The Wire, from 2002 to 2008.
What do you think? Will Royo make a good Sammy Davis Jr.? Do you plan to watch the fourth season of the Masters of Sex TV series on Showtime?