Remember when Darth Vader told Luke Skywalker that he was his father? Well there’s a new papa in town and he’s destined to have an even more shocking reveal. 

We’ve been waiting to meet Rick Castle’s father since our favorite crime procedural hit the air, and now after five seasons, the time has finally come. And now Castle Sr. has a face, thanks to a new spoiler from TVLine.

Seasoned actor James Brolin will take on the role of Rick’s father during the February sweeps two-part episode. So far, all we know is that Castle’s mother, Martha Rogers, had a one-night stand with the mystery writer’s father and that this MIA pops might be connected to the CIA.

Recently, James Brolin has appeared on The Defenders, Psych, and Law & Order:SVU. What do you think of this pick for Castle’s father? Tell us below!

Source: TVLine