‘Y&R’ Alum Wilson Bethel Joins ABC’s ‘Blood & Oil’

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After portraying Ryder Callahan for two years on CBS’ “The Young and the Restless,” actor Wilson Bethel has gone on to star in The CW’s now concluded southern drama “Hart of Dixie,” as reformed bad boy Wade Kinsella, and he most recently appeared in ABC’s summer run of “The Astronaut Wives Club.” Now according to Deadline, Bethel is ready to tackle “Blood & Oil” after snagging a recurring role in the upcoming Don Johnson (“Nash Bridges”) and Chace Crawford (“Gossip Girl”) led drama series about a young working-class couple who move to North Dakota following the biggest oil discovery in American history.

Bethel is set to play Finn, “a charismatic but poor businessman, who owns a food truck, and partners up with Kess (Keston John) and Ada’ (Yaani King),” the site says.

“Blood & Oil” premieres Sunday, September 27 at 9/8c on ABC.