The Entourage alum, who’s currently trying to save Seattle Grace from financial ruin as Grey’s Anatomy‘s ruthless Dr. Cahill, will recur as a press spokesperson in The Newsroom‘s upcoming second season, our sister site Deadline reports.
Zimmer’s character, named Taylor, is a rep for Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign. (Remember, the HBO drama is set in the recent past, and Season 2 will cover the run-up to the 2012 national election).
The Aaron Sorkin series also recently tapped Marcia Gay Harden to replace guest star Rosemarie DeWitt as a lawyer defending ACN in a wrongful termination suit.
In addition to Entourage and Grey’s, Zimmer’s TV credits include Royal Pains, Boston Legal, The New Normal and Netflix’s House of Cards.