Bones Casts Brooke Langton as Brennan's Dearly Departed Mom -- But This Is No Flashback!

Brooke LangtonBones‘ Brennan is about to come face-to-face with her long-dead mom.

Brooke Langton (Melrose Place) will play Christine Brennan, Max’s murdered wife, who appears after Brennan has a near-death experience, TVGuide.com reports.

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Langton replaces Larisa Miller, who portrayed Brennan’s mom in flashbacks in Season 2.

Fans of the original Melrose Place will remember Langton as Jane’s roommie who married — and eventually divorced — Billy. Langton’s other TV credits include LifeFriday Night Lights and Weeds.