Norm Lewis, Shonda Rhimes, Audra McDonald, Porgy and Bess, Scandal, ABC
According to the Huffington Post, The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess' Norm Lewis will appear in a recurring role in SCANDAL season two on ABC. Lewis will first appear in the season's third episode.
"…he's coming to do an incredible arc, like Kerry's character's ex-boyfriend kind of thing," "Scandal" series regular BellAmy Young told the Huffington Post. "I can't wait for that."
Read the original report here.
SCANDAL's upcoming season is now in production in Los Angeles. Lewis has ties to the Shonda Rhimes universe through his Porgy and Bess co-star Audra McDonald, who has appeared in her series "Private Practice." The Broadway show is set to close at the Richard Rogers Theatre on September 23.
Lewis' other Broadway credits include Sondheim on Sondheim, The Little Mermaid, Les Misérables, Hair, Chess, Amour, Dreamgirls, The Wild Party, Side Show, Chicago, The Who's Tommy and Miss Saigon. Off-Broadway he has been featured in Two Gentlemen of Verona, Dessa Rose, Children of Eden, Golden Boy, Captains Courageous, A New Brain and more.
SCANDAL stars Kerry Washington ("Ray") as Olivia Pope, Henry Ian Cusick ("Lost") as Stephen Finch, Columbus Short ("Stomp the Yard") as Harrison Wright, Guillermo Diaz ("Half-Baked") as Huck, Darby Stanchfield as Abby Whelan, Katie Lowes as Quinn Perkins, Tony Goldwyn ("Ghost") as President FitzGerald Grant and Jeff Perry ("Grey's Anatomy") as Cyrus Beene.
SCANDAL is written by Shonda Rhimes ("Grey's Anatomy," "Private Practice"). Rhimes and Betsy Beers ("Grey's Anatomy," "Private Practice") are executive producers. Judy Smith is co-executive producer. Paul McGuigan (BBC's "Sherlock") is the director. "Scandal" is produced by ABC Studios.
SCANDAL's second season is set to premiere on September 27 at 10 p.m. ET on ABC.