tisdag 1 oktober 2013
Edi Gathegi Joins FX’s ‘Justified’
Deadline EXCLUSIVE: Alicia Witt and Edi Gathegi (Twilight Saga, X-Men: First Class) have been cast in major recurring roles on the upcoming fifth season of FX/Sony TV’s drama series Justified.
Witt will play Wendy Crowe, crime lord Dale Crowe’s (Michael Rapaport) smart, sexy sister, a paralegal and the public face of the Crowe crime family. She dickers with Raylan (Timothy Olyphant) to cut a nice deal for Dale, in exchange for essentially nothing tangible, and enjoys out-maneuvering the lawman from Kentucky. Gathegi will play Jean Baptiste, a Haitian criminal in the employ of the Crowe family.
The villain in charge of the Crowe family gator farm, he’s a former member of the Haitian secret police, and has a coldly merciless attitude when it comes to disposing of both gators and humans.
Witt, repped by Paradigm and Brillstein Entertainment, also is recurring on the new ABC drama Betrayal and stars in the upcoming Hallmark’s movie Merry Mix-Up and feature Tyler Perry’s A Medea Christmas. Gathegi, repped by Framework and ICM Partners, is shooting a cameo in Cameron Crowe’s Untitled Hawaii Project.