Those who kept up with the madcap insanity of FOX's 'Sleepy Hollow' through the recent season finale were treated to one wallop of a shocker with 'Fringe' star John Noble's guest character, Henry Parrish, so the latest development should prove far less surprising. Not only will Noble reprise his mysterious role for the second season later on this year, but the former Walter Bishop has been promoted to 'Hollow' regular alongside guest star Lyndie Greenwood!

Be wary of major spoilers from the first season of 'Sleepy Hollow' from here on out ...

The first season finale, "Bad Blood," shockingly revealed that Noble's sporadic appearances as "Sin-Eater" Henry Parrish had in fact been a smokescreen for his true identity as that of Jeremy Crane, the long-lost son of Ichabod (Tom Mison) and Katrina (Katia Winter). More than that, his years spent buried underground fed a vengeance for his parents, which fueled Jeremy's alliance with the villainous Moloch enough to accept the position of War, one of the four horsemen.

Suffice to say, it makes an understandable bit of sense that Noble would stick around for season 2, especially given the truncated 13-episode run FOX decided for the time-traveling supernatural drama. Elsewhere, Deadline reveals that Lyndie Greenwood has also been promoted to series regular, having played Abbie's (Nicole Beharie) once-institutionalized sister Jenny Mills throughout the first season. Jenny's fate had been left somewhat ambiguous by the finale, though we're hardly surprised to see FOX's interest in keeping the character around.

The batsh-t crazy of 'Sleepy Hollow' will continue in its second season later on this year, but in the meantime, what say you? Are you glad to have John Noble back on FOX for the duration, or would you rather he see a future in film? Give us your 'Sleepy Hollow' thoughts in the comments after the recap below!