April 27, 2011 03:11:48 GMT
Forsythe will portray a character named Manny Horvitz, while Cox will probably play an Irish gangster with ties to the IRA.
"Boardwalk Empire" will return for season two with more bad guys. William Forsythe has been tapped to take a recurring role as Manny Horvitz, a gangster, so The Hollywood Reporter says. Additionally, Charlie Cox is reportedly going to join the cast as an Irish gangster with ties to the IRA.
Forsythe is no stranger to crime drama. He once played Al Capone on 1990s' TV series "The Untouchables", based on the film of the same title. He has also appeared on "Dick Tracy" and "Out for Justice". As for Cox, he has landed a role in films such as "Stardust" and "There Be Dragons".
Produced by Martin Scorsese, "Boardwalk Empire" won best drama series and best actor for star Steve Buscemi at the Golden Globes in its first season. The Prohibition-era gangster drama was picked up for a second season after it opened to a combined 7.1 million viewers last fall.