July 20, 2011 12:38pm PT by Lesley Goldberg
'The Finder' Locates Female Lead
Mercedes Masohn has joined Fox’sThe Finder, booking the female lead opposite Geoff Stults and Michael Clark Duncan.
The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed that the actress, who most recently filmed Alan Ball’s All Signs of Death pilot for HBO, will play Deputy U.S. Marshal Isabel Zambada in the Bones spinoff, as first reported by TV Line.
The Chuck and All My Children actress’ character is described as being a focused, nuclear-powered cop on the rise who is a brilliant politician using a career in law enforcement to climb to the top of the heap in life.
Repped buy Greene & Associated Talent Agency and manager Lena Roklin, Masohn will next appear as the lead in the Screen Gems feature Terminal.
In addition, Maddie Hasson, 16, has joined the freshman series as a regular, playing Willa, a manipulative girl born into a family of crime who assist the guys with their investigation.
The Finder premieres in January and will take over Bones’ time slot when star Emily Deschanel goes on maternity leave.
Jethro Nededog contributed to this report.