Grace Gummer has joined the cast of CBS' upcoming thriller Extant, TVGuide.com has learned.
The Newsroom actress will play Julie, one of John's (Goran Visnjic) partners in building robot prototypes like Ethan, John and Molly's (Halle Berry) son.
Camryn Manheim has been cast as a series regular in CBS' upcoming Halle Berry-starring dramaseries Extant, CBS announced Thursday.
Person of Interest fans were stunned in November when the CBS drama killed off original cast member Taraji P. Henson's Detective Carter. But no one took it harder than her castmates.
"I really miss working with Taraji," Kevin Chapman, who plays Carter's partner Detective Lionel Fusco, tells TVGuide.com. "She was very gracious, and we just really connected. We had a lot of fun. We'd go to basketball games together and dinners. I really miss having her around."
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Though Chapman misses his former scene partner, he's well aware of how much meaty material Carter's death has given him to play....
Criminal Minds showrunner Erica Messer can sum up Season 9 in one word: backstories.
"That's our focus this year," she tells TVGuide.com. "We're telling backstories and origin stories. We want to give everybody some insight into our heroes because we give insight to the unsubs every week. We're going to hit 200 [episodes] and it feels like, 'Let's tell the audience things they never knew before.'"
That involves an old beau for Garcia (Kristen Vangsness), The Reaper (C. Thomas Howell) and Haley (Meredith Monroe) returning (but not from the dead), and filling in the blanks of JJ's (A.J. Cook) year in the State Department during Season 6 — with some help from new BAU section chief Matt Cruz (Esai Morales), with whom she worked there. What's the deal with those two? How does Garcia's ex come back into the picture? Get the scoop on the season below: