TVLine Items: Carla Gugino Joins Fox's Wayward Pines, Chi McBride Heads to Hawaii and More
From The Sixth Sense director M. Night Shyamalan, Fox’s new event series is described as an “intense, mind-bending thriller” that centers on a Secret Service agent named Ethan Burke (played by Matt Dillon) who’s searching for two missing agents in the titular town.
Gugino — whose recent TV credits include New Girl and Political Animals – joins as Kate Hewson, Ethan’s former partner and ex-girlfriend.
Oscar winner Melissa Leo also co-stars.
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• Chi McBride is bringing a classic Hawaii Five-0 character to CBS’ reboot. Per EW.com, the veteran actor is set to play SWAT Captain Lou Grover — who appeared in the series’ original run — in the drama’s Season 4 premiere, bowing Sept. 27. The guest spot is currently a one-off, but the possibility of McBride returning for more is “likely.”
• Jenna Elfman will guest-star in the Aug. 28 installment of Royal Pains, per The Hollywood Reporter, playing a reformed party girl who imparts some wisdom to the Lawson fam.
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