Under the Dome Casts CSI: NY's Eddie Cahill, British Actress in Series Regular Roles

Under the Dome Eddie CahillEddie Cahill is returning to the CBS family, but he’ll have to go Under the Dome to do it.

The former CSI: New York star has been cast in a series regular role as the “reclusive” EMT brother-in-law of Dean Norris’s Big Jim, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Cahill’s character Sam will reportedly form a bond with Rachelle Lefevre’s Julia, and it’s worth noting that a recent installment of Ask Ausiello described him as “the crazy drunk who lives alone in the woods.”

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Meanwhile, British actress Karla Crome (Hit & Miss, Misfits) will join Cahill as a Season 2 regular in the role of Rebecca, “a teacher in her 30s whom Big Jim beseeches to start back up the school, though not with the noblest of agendas.”

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Under the Dome‘s second season will premiere Monday, June 30 at 10/9c, and the opening hour will feature two major deaths.

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18 Comments
  1. Sasha says:

    Am I such a CSI NY nerd that I know Rachelle is a past CSI NY co-star (his date in one ep)?

  2. AGB says:

    I remember him as Tag from Friends. One of the best love interests on that show.

  3. JuliaJ. says:

    I’m so happy I’ll get to see Eddie Cahill on my television again. I liked him on CSI/NY .

  4. kate says:

    I love cahill. too bad under the dome is so awful.

  5. K. says:

    Love see Eddie back on tv but the major deaths coming up in the first episode better not be Barbie!!!

  6. majamababe says:

    Miss CCI:NY. Will love seeing Eddie Cahill back on TV no matter how long he stays.

  7. Michael says:

    Good grief! Where do all these new people come from?!? They’re UNDER A DOME!!!

    • JEst says:

      In this case he has been living alone in the woods, just like the article says.

    • Big Mike says:

      Exactly. It will strain credibility when suddenly there are ‘new’ faces under the dome. Same way Lost tried (and failed) to introduce Nikki and Paulo to the show. Silly.

  8. Alexia says:

    I find it impossible to believe that Karla Crome will be playing a person in their 30s. Maybe 20s but 30s just ages her. Anyway can’t wait for the new season to start up.

  9. bobbie says:

    It’s funny – I forgot all about this show, like a lot of shows with such short seasons. If it gets cancelled – meh, if it gets renewed – meh.
    That’s not the case for top-notch short series like Sherlock or GOT, or Rizzoli and Isles, Perception, True Blood, but most of the others – meh.

  10. Cathy Rhyne says:

    I really liked “under the dome”, but if Barbie gets killed off…I’m not going to watch it anymore…he was the major reason that I watched the show in the first place.

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