In the newly supersized Season 5’s eighth episode (airing Aug. 15), Flynn and Tao investigate the mysterious overdose of Chris Walker, a young actor who had been starring as the hero “Gold Storm” on a TV series. TVLine has learned exclusively that Fenn, whose more recent TV credits include Shameless and Ray Donovan, will play the deceased’s fiercely controlling,
cherry stem-knotting and recently fired “momager.”
In the same episode, Missi Pyle (The Soul Man, Gone Girl) will guest-star as Chris’ older, hard-partying widow, while Stephanie Courtney (Mad Men, Progressive’s “Flo”) plays a physician whose practice seems to entirely consist of doling out addictive prescriptions to celebs.
That’s three easy suspects right there!
Major Crimes Season 5 is currently airing Mondays at 10/9c.