The iZombie actor has joined the cast of the Hallmark Channel drama ahead of its Season 5 premiere, which is set for Sunday, Aug. 15, Deadline reports.
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In addition, Emmy winner Phoef Sutton (Cheers, Terriers) will take over as showrunner, replacing John Tinker (Judging Amy).
The casting news comes just two weeks after it was reported that original series star Jesse Metcalfe (aka Trace Riley) would depart Chesapeake Shores midway through Season 5. Buckley’s character,