CSI: Vegas is filling the void left by the departures of Jorja Fox and William Petersen with some new faces.
Deadline studies that the CBS crime-solver has forged Led Medlin (Drop Lifeless Diva) and Ariana Guerra (Promised Land) in sequence common roles.
Medlin is on board as Beau, “who spent the final 20 years as certainly one of Dow Chemical’s high analysis scientists,” in keeping with the outlet.
Beau determined it was time to do extra significant work and took a large pay lower by following his coronary heart.
He’s essentially the most overqualified CSI Degree 1 of all time, which ought to make for some enjoyable TV.
In the meantime, Guerra is about to star as Serena, “a hard-boiled, tiny however mighty, tough-skinned cynic. There isn’t any room inside Serena for a filter.”
“A daughter of cops and a sister to medical doctors, Serena just isn’t content material to let science prepared the ground with out some saucy commentary and hard questions,” the character breakdown reads.
Jay Lee, who had a recurring position on CSI: Vegas Season 1 as CSI Chris Park, has been promoted to sequence common.
CSI: Vegas made a low-key return within the conventional scores to CBS within the fall, however the sequence commanded robust scores post-airdate.
It presumably had respectable worldwide gross sales, too. The franchise remains to be huge regardless of being dormant for a number of years.
Petersen and Fox have been huge attracts, however when information emerged that Petersen wouldn’t be again, FOX adopted up the announcement with certainly one of her personal:
She did not need to return to the sequence as a result of she did not need to cut up up Sara and Grissom once more.
The excellent news is that Marg Helgenberger has closed a deal to return as Catherine Willows.
It’s a one-year deal, so it would mark the tip of Catherine’s journey on the present.
The sequence snagged a second-season pickup in December.
“The extremely gifted CSI: Vegas artistic staff and forged did an excellent job this primary season, brilliantly updating and portraying the CSI universe with recent tales and a brand new crime lab, proving that after 20 years, the CSI fan base remains to be hungry for extra and able to embrace a brand new chapter on this illustrious franchise,” stated Amy Reisenbach, government vp present packages at CBS of the pickup.
What are your ideas on the casting information for the second season?
Matt Lauria, Mandeep Dhillon, and Paula Newsome are additionally set to return, reprising their roles from the freshman season.
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New episodes debut within the fall.
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