“CSI: NY” star Hill Harper is heading to “Covert Affairs.”
The crime-procedural actor has been cast in the drama series as a series regular, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Harper will play an “ambitious, intelligent and slightly cocky,” CIA station chief in Latin America, who will be looking to make the transition from the CIA’s Latin America station back to Washington.
Harper’s character will try to enlist the help of Annie and Auggie to help him accomplish that goal.
According to TVLine, Harper will not continue with “CSI: NY” if the series get renewed for a Season 10.
“Covert Affairs” returns this summer.
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Patton Oswalt is stopping by “Parks And Recreation” as Garth Blundin, a “strict constructionist.” [EW]
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“Entourage” alum Constance Zimmer will play Taylor, “a press spokesperson for the Mitt Romney campaign” in “The Newsroom’s” second season. [Deadline]