The Newsroom Recruits Constance Zimmer - But What Does Mitt Romney Have to Do With It?

ConstanceConstance Zimmer is going from slash-and-burn doctor to spin doctor.

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.

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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 PainsBoston LegalThe New Normal and Netflix’s House of Cards.

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