Kathleen Robertson Checks Into Bates Motel

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Kathleen-Robertson-Bates-MotelThe business of White Pine Bay, Oregon just got a little more intriguing.

Kathleen Robertson (Boss) is joining the Season 2 cast of A&E’s Bates Motel as Jodi, a smart, sexy businesswoman and artist who’s as hard-charging as she is successful.

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While it’s not yet clear how exactly Robertson’s character will play into the world of Norma and Norman Bates, one thing is certain: Jodi’s a natural born leader who gets what she wants — personally and professionally — and she’s not afraid to use her arsenal of brains, charm and creativity to make things happen.

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Alias alum Michael Vartan recently joined the Season 2 cast as a new romantic interest for Norma (played by Emmy nominee Vera Farmiga). Other new characters will include Christine, a local socialite in her late 30s who becomes Norma’s first real friend; and Caleb, Norma’s estranged fortysomething brother who comes to town to coax his little sis into investing in a presumably shady business venture.

Production on Bates‘ 10-episode second season got underway late last month; the show returns in 2014.



Comments (11)

  • Does this, in any way, effect her pilot with Taye Diggs on TNT? Either way, any word on Murder in the First? Great cast.

    Comment by John – August 13, 2013 05:06 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • She was Kitty on Boss.

    Comment by Violet – August 13, 2013 05:08 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Thank you!!! I knew she looked familiar. ♥

      Comment by ZigZagZoey – August 14, 2013 08:14 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Hello, 90210!!

    Comment by Jen – August 13, 2013 05:17 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • She was great on there!

      Comment by Mike – August 14, 2013 07:01 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • She was my favorite character on Boss

    Comment by meatwad – August 13, 2013 05:30 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Claire Arnold is always a up to no good!

    Comment by Dean Arnold – August 13, 2013 05:39 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • She looks a lot like Keegan Connor Tracy, who played the teacher murdered in the finale. I wonder if Robertson will be playing her sister, looking for her murderer…

    Comment by Nicotine – August 14, 2013 06:52 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Intriguing. She was great on Boss. Kitty was by far my favorite character.

    Comment by Britta Unfiltered – August 15, 2013 01:19 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Ick! She always play the bossy whore in every role she plays. She is a 90210 has been. I am so disappointed she will be casted in a show I love/loved! :(

    Comment by Bob – September 5, 2013 05:03 AM PDT  Reply To This Post

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