Dan Levy Joins the Cast of ‘Sex Education’ Season 4 (and Shares a Scholarly-Looking Photo from the Set on IG)

It looks like Dan Levy is trading in his custom couture from Schitt's Creek for some schoolyard-ready sweaters as he joins the cast of the hit Netflix show Sex Education for season 4.

The Hollywood Reporter revealed early this morning that Levy will join the popular teen dramedy as a recurring character, alongside several other new faces, including Thaddea Graham, Marie Reuther, Felix Mufti, Anthony Lexa, Alexandra James and Imani Yahshua.

In his role, Levy will portray Thomas, the U.S. tutor for Maeve (Emma Mackey) as she begins her studies at an Ivy League college.

Levy shared the exciting news to his Instagram account this afternoon, where he posted a photo from the set and said, “Sex Ed. Season 4. VERY serious news.”

In the still, Levy sits at a desk and wears a tan, ribbed cardigan over a brown button-up, along with cuffed jeans and clear-framed glasses (a fitting Ivy League ensemble if we've ever seen one). Standing beside him is Mackey, who smizes for the camera with her arms crossed.

Fellow celebs showed their elation for Levy's casting, like West Side Story star Ariana DeBose, who commented, “YESSSSSSSSS.” Fashion designer Harris Reed added, “Congratulations.” Meanwhile, the official Out magazine account wrote, “VERY serious indeed!!”

The update was shared to the official Sex Education Instagram account too, where they posted a video from behind-the-scenes of the show and made a cheeky Schitt's Creek reference in their caption, writing, “We’ve reached 4th base. Welcoming @instadanjlevy as Mr. Molloy. Someone tell Patrick.”

According to Netflix, season 4 of Sex Education will feature totally new settings for our favorite characters. “Following the closure of Moordale Secondary, Otis and Eric now face a new frontier — their first day at Cavendish Sixth Form College,” the streaming site reveals. “Otis is nervous about setting up his new clinic, while Eric is praying they won’t be losers again. But Cavendish is a culture shock for all the Moordale students — they thought they were progressive but this new college is another level.”

Meanwhile, for Maeve, Netflix says, “Over in the U.S., Maeve is living her dream at prestigious Wallace University, being taught by cult author Thomas Molloy. Otis is pining after her, while adjusting to not being an only child at home, or the only therapist on campus.”

No release date has been announced for season 4 yet, but we couldn't be more excited.

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