Exclusive: The Finder Tracks Down Eureka Star

The Finder has located an attorney for 50 Cent.

The Bones spinoff has cast Eureka‘s Salli Richardson-Whitfield as Athena Brooks, the lawyer representing the music mogul played by special guest star 50 Cent.

As TVLine reported on Thursday, the actor-rapper-entrepreneur will appear in a February episode as Big Glade, a successful, intimidating hip-hop bigwig who is desperate to find the lost tracks of a deceased rap artist on his music label.

Whitfield’s character — who shares a past with Michael Clarke Duncan’s Leo — is responsible for hooking Big Glade up with professional finder Walter (Geoff Stults).

Fun Fact No. 1: This isn’t Whitfield’s first brush with the Bones-verse. Back in 2006, she guest-starred on the mothership as Assistant U.S. Attorney Kim Kurland.

Fun Fact No. 2: Kim Kurland is the name of Bones‘ longtime publicist.



Comments (7)

  • *Sigh* I wish there would be more Eureka after next year….

    Comment by Amy – November 11, 2011 12:44 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Me too :(

      Comment by Tara – November 11, 2011 01:47 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Yeah, that story just made me sad all over again about Eureka.

      Comment by Katie – November 12, 2011 04:23 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I remember her from “Family Law” ;)Stephen Nathan
    Feisty woman :)

    Let’s recap:
    David Boreanaz: director extraordinaire
    surprise guest star: bad-ass 50 Cent
    guest stint by feisty Viveca…errr Salli Richardson-Whitfield

    Count me in: I’m watchin’ it! :D

    Comment by you got it – November 11, 2011 12:58 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Amy, I agree. Going to miss Eureka terribly :(

    Comment by Elizabeth – November 11, 2011 06:53 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Wow, that’s a fantastic picture of her.

    Comment by Ace – November 11, 2011 07:22 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Wow, The Finder is trying hard to lure viewers. Not sure it’s going to work. I didn’t like the show or it’s main characters.

    Comment by Lisa – November 15, 2011 09:56 AM PDT  Reply To This Post

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