TVLine has learned that Kodjoe is joining Season 2 of the ABC series in the recurring role of a “seasoned firefighter with a mysterious past.” He returns to the Seattle fire department after an extended absence, and brings with him a new approach to the job that doesn’t sit well with the rest of the Station 19 crew.
Among other #TGIT casting news as of late: Grey’s Anatomy has upped Kim Raver (Teddy Altman) to series-regular status ahead of Season 15, while How to Get Away With Murder has handed out similar promotions to both Amirah Vann (Tegan Price) and Rome Flynn (Gabriel Maddox).
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In addition to Code Black, Kodjoe’s previous TV credits include The Last Man on Earth, on which he recurred as the other Phil Miller, as well as NBC’s one-and-done spy dramedy Undercovers and the Showtime drama Soul Food.
Station 19 Season 2 is set to air Thursdays at 9/8c this fall. A premiere date has not yet been announced by ABC.