Prodigal Son is getting back with an Oscar winner in tow.
TVLine has discovered that Catherine Zeta-Jones is joining the Fox show’s impending second season as an on-screen foil for leading man and individual Welsh entertainer Michael Sheen.
The entertainer will show up in the last 50% of the period in the series normal role of Dr. Vivian Capshaw, Claremont Psychiatrics’ occupant MD. In Season 2, Sheen’s Dr, Martin Whitly is doled out to hospital obligation, and Dr. Capshaw delights in entrusting “The Surgeon” to clean chamber pots and mop the floor. In any case, as Martin demonstrates significant in treating patients, Capshaw starts to rethink him — which is certainly not something worth being thankful for.
“An extraordinary talent, Catherine Zeta-Jones is the perfect foil for the brilliant Michael Sheen,” said Michael Thorn, President, Entertainment, FOX Entertainment, in a statement to TVLine. “I can’t wait to see these two greats go head-to-head in a season that is bound to raise the bar set by an outstanding Season 1.”
This marks one of Zeta-Jones’ most huge TV role to date. The Chicago and Ocean Twelve star’s past little screen credits incorporate playing Olivia de Havilland in FX’s Feud: Bette and Joan and a beauty pageant mentor on Facebook Watch’s Queen America.
Zeta-Jones boards a ensemble that likewise incorporates nominal star Tom Payne, just as Lou Diamond Phillips, Bellamy Young, Aurora Perrineau, Frank Harts, Keiko Agena and Halston Sage. As recently reported, Smash’s Christian Borle and Law and Order: SVU’s Michael Potts are joining the cast in recurring roles.
Prodigal Son returns with Season 2 on its new evening, Tuesday, Jan. 12 at 9/8c.