Penny Johnson Jerald — best known as President Palmer’s diabolical wife on 24 — is joining the ABC hit as a series regular.
She’ll play Captain Victoria Gates, a by-the-book former Internal Affairs investigator who instantly clashes with Castle. Her nickname is “Iron Gates,” so she’s clearly not someone you want to mess with.
Jerald replaces Ruben Santiago-Hudson, whose Captain Roy Montgomery was killed off in last May’s finale.
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