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Natalie Abrams
July 15, 2015 AT 06:34 PM EDT

Castle is adding another new face for season 8.

The Walking Dead alum Sunkrish Bala has landed a recurring role on the upcoming season, EW has learned. Bala, whose credits also include Shameless, Awkward and Modern Family, will play Vikram Singh, a high-strung tech analyst with a complicated past.

Bala’s casting comes on the heels of Neighbors star Toks Olagundoye joining the ABC drama as a new series regular.

Castle returns Monday, Sept. 21 at 10 p.m. ET on ABC.

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