TVLine Items: The Rookie Spinoff Casting, Tony Awards Date and More

The Rookie Spinoff

The Rookie‘s potential FBI-themed spinoff has enlisted two more agents: Kat Foster (‘Til Death) and Felix Solis (Ozark) will guest-star in the two-episode backdoor pilot, starring Niecy Nash (Claws) as the oldest rookie in the FBI Academy, our sister site Deadline reports.

The Rookie Spinoff Cast

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In the yet-to-be-scheduled installments, Officer Nolan (Nathan Fillion) and the L.A. division of the FBI enlist the help of FBI trainee Simone Clark (Nash) when one of her former students is suspected of terrorism following an explosion at a local power station.

Foster will play Special Agent Casey Fox, who has been on the job for five years, while Solis will portray Special Agent Matthew Garza, a 20-year veteran who’s on the cusp of being promoted to a leadership role.

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* Brandi Carlile, Jason Isbell and Steve Earle will be among the performers at this year’s Americana Honors & Awards broadcast, which will air on The Circle Network on Sunday, March 20, at 8/7c.

* Prime Video has released a teaser for Outer Range, a Western thriller starring Josh Brolin, with two episodes premiering every week starting Friday, April 15:

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