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SLEEPY HOLLOW Nabs THE WEST WING Star to Play Benjamin Franklin

May 6, 2014 by  

Now that SLEEPY HOLLOW is back in production, we have our first new casting news of the season: THE WEST WING’s Timothy Busfield will recur as Benjamin Franklin in the show’s upcoming second season, a rep for the show has confirmed.

“Benjamin Franklin is great because we are all familiar with so many of his contributions and now we get to pull back the veil a bit,” SLEEPY HOLLOW showrunner Mark Goffman told (EW was first to report the casting.) “This man founded the printing press and was responsible for so many [innovations] and now we find out he’s involved in this secret war and that Crane had a relationship with him. I’ve read several biographies of Franklin and we’re teeing off on some of his precociousness and eccentricities.”

Are you excited to see Crane and Ben Franklin interact in SLEEPY HOLLOW’s second season?


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One Response to “SLEEPY HOLLOW Nabs THE WEST WING Star to Play Benjamin Franklin”

  1. SueK on May 6th, 2014 4:42 pm

    Dear Sleepy Hollow showrunner,
    Ben Franklin “founded” the printing press? Perhaps you meant invented? No wait, that would be Johannes Gutenberg in the 1400’s.