Grace Gummer has landed a recurring role on HBO's The Newsroom, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Gummer, the 26-year-old daughter of Meryl Streep, will play Hallie Shea, a reporter who is embedded with the Mitt Romney campaign. She joins Rosemarie DeWitt and Patton Oswalt, who have previously been cast for the show's second season
Imagine professing your love to someone only to learn that they don't feel the same — and you still have to see them on a daily basis!
That's exactly how Emily Owens, M.D.'s titular character will feel now after telling Will (Justin Hartley) that she has feelings for him and being shot down. So how will Emily (Mamie Gummer) act around him now? Check out this very awkward exclusive video below to find out:
How many times have you heard that while watching a medical show? Now meet The CW's Emily Owens, M.D. (9/8c), who's such a magically giddy sprite of a surgical intern she can actually "Clear!" a room, just by showing up. My living room, anyway. Or any room in which she might suddenly appear, babbling in gratingly incessant voice-overs that make Meredith Grey seem a model of restraint. A more toxically cutesy, aggravatingly precious, aren't-I-adorable waste of talent would be hard to imagine.
From the moment Emily Owens, M.D. begins, one thought will surely cross your mind: This feels very familiar.
That's because The CW's new medical dramedy is pretty similar to ABC's stalwart Grey's Anatomy — from the titular protagonists' names to the voiceovers and even the characters, the tone of Shonda Rhimes' medical drama is present.
Emily Owens stars Mamie Gummer (The Good Wife, Off the Map) as a first-year intern who, while working alongside her best friend/crush (Justin Hartley) and her childhood nemesis (Aja Naomi King), must learn the hard way that hospitals are a lot like high school.
VIDEO: Watch the premiere of The CW's Emily Owens, M.D. online now!
"I think that every medical show now is going to be compared to Grey's," Gummer tells TVGuide.com. "I did...
St. Elsewhere, E.R., Grey's Anatomy. TV has been home to some great medical dramas and now The CW is hoping to add to that legacy with the freshman dramedy Emily Owens, M.D.
Starring Mamie Gummer (The Good Wife, Off the Map), Emily Owens, M.D. follows a first-year intern who...