Cedric Stewart

*Actor Cedric Stewart, who appeared in Tyler Perry’s play For Better Or Worse, has joined the cast of Alan Ball’s new drama “Banshee,” reports Deadline.com.

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The story follows Lucas Hood (Anthony Starr) a criminal who steps into the identity of the sheriff of Banshee, Penn., where he’s hunted by gangsters he crossed in the past.

Stewart plays Damien Sanchez, a pro MMA fighter who comes to town for his big fight.

The series is scheduled to premiere in January 2013.