The British actor, who has recently guest-starred on Chuck, Law & Order and Off the Map, will come on board the ABC hit later this season as a love interest for Bree. His character, a valued-driven detective named Aaron, will appear on this season's final four episodes.
Assuming the four leads all sign new deals with ABC, Cake will then be promoted to series regular on season eight. Here are the latest spoilers about his role, courtesy of TV Guide:
- Jonathan Cake plays a cop, but like all cops, he's always investigating something — which is how the pair initially meets. In his digging, he'll be asking himself why Bree, a suburban widow, needs a gun. He'll also wonder how she makes her money, and his chief hypothesis will be enough to make Bree clutch her pearls — and her Smith & Wesson.