Sony’s PlayStation Network has announced that Battlestar Galactica star Tricia Helfer with join the cast of Powers for the show’s second season in the key role of special FBI agent Lange.  Lange shares a “past” with Detective Walker (Sharlto Copley), and “walks a fine line between the Powers world and the government.”  Helfer is well known to geek viewers from her star turn as undercover Cylon Number Six in the rebooted Battlestar Galactica TV series..

Powers is based on the comic book series by Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming about a special police unit that has to deal with superpowered individuals.  Helfer joins fellow newcomers Enrico Colantoni (Veronica Mars) and Michael Madsen (Reservoir Dogs) in the second season of the dramatic series that will be made available over the Sony PlayStation network.