Patton Oswalt is joining the fourth season of FX’s crime drama “Justified”. Oswalt will reportedly recur as local constable Bob Sweeney, who went to high school with Raylan (Timothy Olyphant) and enjoys relating the same football story over and over again. Oswalt will be mostly watching over the house of Raylan’s father, Arlo, but will also help to bring a bail jumper to justice.
No word on how long Oswalt’s run on “Justified” will be, but as production begins shortly in Santa Monica, CA, (doubt we’re shattering any illusions, but the show is not actually shot in Harlan County, Kentucky) more details may come to light. Expect the fourth season to arrive sometime early next year (It usually premieres in late January).