Details about Masterson’s character are being kept under wraps, save for the fact that she’s a high-ranking FBI official, EW.com reports.
Masterson — who is known for her work in the films Some Kind of Wonderful and Benny & Joon — recently reprised her NCIS role as Congresswoman Jenna Flemming. Her other TV credits include recurring gigs on Mercy and Law & Order: SVU, as well as guest spots on Blue Bloods and The Good Wife.
Blindspot airs Wednesdays at 8/7c on NBC.
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* Chicago P.D. has booked Twin Peaks vet Dana Ashbrook to play a former drug addict informant who holds the keys to a dark secret from Voight’s past, EW.com reports.
* John Leguizamo (Bloodline) has joined the cast of the six-part event series Waco, premiering on Paramount Network in 2018, our sister site Deadline reports. The actor will play ATF agent Robert Rodriguez in the drama about the 51-day 1993 standoff between the FBI, ATF and David Koresh’s (Friday Night Lights‘ Taylor Kitsch) spiritual sect, The Branch Davidians.
* Mario Lopez will host CBS’ live-action game show Candy Crush, premiering Sunday, July 9 at 9/8c.
* Fox has released a new promo for the return of Brooklyn Nine-Nine on Tuesday, April 11 at 8 pm:
* Fortitude Season 2 will debut exclusively on Amazon Prime Video in the U.S. on Friday, April 14. Joining the show for the 10-episode run are Dennis Quaid, Michelle Fairley (Game of Thrones) and Parminder Nagra (ER).