Details on those two new U.S. Torchwood characters

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Dec 14, 2012, 4:31 PM EST

We were thrilled to learn last month that there'd be another season of Torchwood, but we wondered ... what would the promised new characters be like? And could we ever love them as much as we loved ... well, those of you who are up to date know who. And we're not going to spoil it for the rest of you!

Now we're finally getting word on what new characters will be introduced to replace those who didn't survive the most recent season.

According to Michael Ausiello over at TV Guide, this is what we have to look forward to when Torchwood returns:

Among the casting intel I've gathered on the new season (airing on my new favorite cable network, Starz), the show is out to cast a new series regular -- Rex Matheson, a wickedly funny (operative word: wicked) CIA agent born to make waves. Almost as key to the new season are recurring characters Esther Katusi, a CIA grunt in her early 20s who learns what she's really made of only when she's forced to, and Oswald Jones, a convicted murderer and pedophile who will be as shocked as anyone to learn how easily infamy and fame can be exchanged for one another.

Sounds interesting, though we're a little unnerved by the whole "convicted murderer and pedophile" thing, and hoping that by the time the new season airs, "wrongly" will end up in front of those four words.

What do you make of these three new Torchwood characters?