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Suits Alum Jacinda Barrett Joins Kyle Chandler's Netflix Drama

Jacinda Barrett

Jacinda Barrett has joined the cast of the upcoming Netflix drama starring Friday Night Lights Kyle Chandler, Deadline.com reports.

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Sissy Spacek Joins Netflix Drama as Kyle Chandler's Mom

Sissy Spacek

Sissy Spacek has joined the untitled Netflix drama starring Kyle Chandler and Linda Cardellini, TVLine reports.

The Oscar-winning actress will play Chandler and Cardellini's mother in the thriller from Damages creators Todd A. KesslerDaniel Zelman and Glenn Kessler.

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Freaks and Geeks' Linda Cardellini Joins Netflix Drama

Linda Cardellini

Freaks and Geeks alum Linda Cardellini has joined the cast of the upcoming Netflix drama starring Friday Night Lights Kyle Chandler, TVGuide.com has learned.

The 13-episode untitled thriller comes from Damages creators Todd A. KesslerDaniel Zelman and Glenn Kessler and tells the story of a family of adult siblings whose secrets resurface when the black sheep oldest brother returns home.

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Kyle Chandler to Star in Netflix Thriller

Kyle Chandler

Friday Night Lights alum Kyle Chandler has signed on to star in a Netflix series, Deadline reports.

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Netflix Orders New Series from Creators of Damages

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Netflix has ordered a new psychological thriller series from the creators of Damages, the streaming service announced Monday.

The 13-episode series, produced by Todd A. KesslerDaniel Zelman and Glenn Kessler, is about a group of adult siblings whose secrets come to light when their black sheep brother returns home. 

"The series is a tightly wound thriller that explores the complex bonds between parents and children, brothers and sisters, and the rivalries, jealousies, and betrayals at the core of every family," the production team said in a statement.

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Damages Premiere: Did That Really Just Happen?

Rose Byrne

[WARNING: The following story contains spoilers from the Season 5 premiere of Damages. Read at your own risk.]

Damages has never been afraid of kicking off its seasons with provocative images, but the flash-forward featured in the legal drama's fifth and final season premiere might just take the cake.

Damages final season: It's Patty vs. Ellen — who will win?

The premiere saw Ellen (Rose Byrne) agree to represent Internet mogul Channing McClaren (Ryan Phillippe), whose Wikileaks-like website came under fire when the identity of Naomi Walling (Jenna Elfman), one of the site's whistle-blowing sources, became public... read more

Damages' Final Season: It's Patty vs. Ellen — Who Will Win?

Glenn Close

Damages is back for one final showdown between Patty Hewes and Ellen Parsons.

Season 4 ended with Patty (Glenn Close) stealing the High Star case from Ellen (Rose Byrne) and taking all the credit for bringing down Howard Erickson (guest star John Goodman). But Ellen had the last laugh: She was named as the sole character witness to testify against Patty in her custody battle with her son for her granddaughter.

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But don't count Patty out. In Wednesday's premiere (9/8c, DirecTV's Audience Channel), Patty... read more

Damages Exclusive: Meet Patty Hewes' Father!

M. Emmet Walsh

How did Glenn Close's ruthless Damages lawyer get so damaged? We'll find out when the DirecTV drama returns for its fifth and final season. read more

On the Set: Damages Lives to Fight Another Case

Damages

After the first three mind-blowing seasons of Damages, nothing should come as a surprise. But all the backstabbing and mayhem we've seen still doesn't quite prepare us for the scene being shot today at the show's Brooklyn soundstages:  Glenn Close's Patty Hewes gazing tenderly into a child's eyes. OK, now we're shocked!

Turns out Patty is the guardian of her granddaughter. The hard-charging lawyer gained custody after ensuring the child's mother was jailed for statutory rape and her father, Patty's son, Michael (Zachary Booth), seemingly tried to run his mom down and went on... read more

Patty Goes to Therapy? Things Get Flip-Turned Upside Down on Season 4 of Damages

Rose Byrne and Glenn Close

When Damages returns Wednesday (at 10 on DirecTV) for its fourth season, Patty Hewes will be alone and seeing a shrink, while Ellen Parsons takes aim at her first big case against a powerful private military contractor.

Wait, what?

Turns out three long years have passed and much has changed since that day on the dock in the third season finale when Ellen asked Patty: "Was it all worth it?" Series executive producers Glenn and Todd A. Kessler and Daniel Zelman say it's a question that will continue to be answered by both women throughout the season. They talk to TVGuide.com about the changes in Patty, why Ellen keeps coming back for more, the show's move from FX to DirecTV and their early plans for Season 5.

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