Julie Benz Joins Cast of Defiance

Julie Benz

Angel/Dexter star Julie Benz is the latest actor to be cast in the upcoming SyFy series Defiance.

Defiance is set in the future, on an Earth where aliens and humans co-exist, and the landscape has changed drastically due to war and terraforming. The series is the latest offering by Farscape creator Rockne S O’Bannon.

Benz will portray Amanda Rosewater, a newly appointed mayor trying to keep the peace. Joining Benz in Defiance is a slew of other genre actors to include Tony Curran, Jaime Murray and Grant Bowler.

Filming for Defiance begins in April.