'The Philanthropist' Snags Neve Campbell
'Party of Five' star close to joining NBC show
The "Scream" actress is "close" to joining the show as the wife of Jesse L. Martin's character, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The show would be Campbell's first regular role on a series since "Party of Five" left the FOX airwaves in 2000.
"The Philanthropist" stars James Purefoy ("Rome") as Teddy Rist, a billionaire who uses his money and influence to help people in need. "Law & Order" veteran Martin is set to play Phillip, his long-time friend and business partner.
Cambpell's character is married to Phillip and runs the charitable foundation set up by the two men. She also has "strong chemistry" with Teddy, per the HR.
The actress' recent credits include a guest stint on "Medium," "The Company" and Showtime's "Reefer Madness."