CBS' Under the Dome Adds True Blood Alum

aisha hindsFormer True Blood witch doctor Aisha Hinds is joining CBS’ summer series Under the Dome.

Hinds will play Carolyn Hill, a powerful Los Angeles entertainment attorney who’s trapped in the doomed (and domed) town of Chester’s Mill while she and her partner drive their teenage daughter to a camp for troubled youth.

RELATED | Pilot Season 2013: Get the Scoop on This Fall’s (Possible) Newcomers

CBS’ 13-episode drama, based on Stephen King’s 2009 novel, takes place in a New England community that inexplicably finds itself trapped beneath a massive, transparent barrier. The situation soon turns to chaos.

Hinds’ resumé also includes roles on Detroit 1-8-7, HawthoRNe, Invasion and The CW’s forthcoming Cult.

As previously reported, the actress also will guest-star in USA Network’s untitled pilot from Numbers creators Nicolas Falacci and Cheryl Heuton.

Hinds’ confirmed castmates include Life Unexpected‘s Britt Robertson, CSI: NY‘s Natalie MartinezSupernatural‘s Colin Ford, Jolene Purdy (Gigantic) and Nicholas Strong (Nashville).