'Star Trek' captain Kate Mulgrew feels 'Mercy'
The former "Star Trek: Voyager" captain has joined the cast of the fall nursing drama "Mercy," according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Mulgrew will play Jeannie Flanagan, the mother of lead nurse Veronica ( Taylor Schilling).
Mulgrew is best known for playing Captain Kathryn Janeway on "Star Trek: Voyager," which ran for seven seasons.
Other casting news:
- Mido Hamada has landed the recurring role on "24" as Mehran, a leader of a group of operatives in an Islamic country working against their president
- Matthew Levy will play the oldest of three brothers who hires a hustler (Tyler Labine) as their fake father while their real one is in prison on "Sons of Tucson."
- Joshua Leonard will play Ricky, the "boho-trustifarian" in a recurring role for Showtime's "United States of Tara" second season.
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