Danny Glover Books Guest Role On NBC’s ‘Ironside’

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Danny Glover is the latest actor to land a guest role on NBC’s upcoming drama series Ironside, TVWise has learned.

Glover has been cast as Frank, Robert Ironside’s father who will appear in a flashback sequence, which reveals some insight into Ironside’s family history in the last days before his father enters prison.

A reboot of the 1960s series of the same name, Ironside follows a tough, sexy and acerbic police detective relegated to a wheelchair after a shooting. He pushes and prods his hand-picked team to solve the most difficult cases in the city. The drama series is produced by Universal Television and stars Blair Underwood, Spencer Grammer, Kenneth Choi, Pablo Schreiber, Brent Sexton and Neal Bledsoe.