Quartet rounds out 'Mental' cast

Production is under way for the Fox TV Studios drama

Jacqueline McKenzie, Derek Webster, Nicholas Gonzalez and Marisa Ramirez round out the cast of the Fox TV Studios drama "Mental."

Production on the 13-episode series, which stars Chris Vance and Annabella Sciorra, began Monday in Bogota, Colombia.

FtvS is co-financing "Mental" with Fox International Channels, which will broadcast it on its channels throughout Latin America, Europe and Asia. FtvS will shop it to U.S. networks this year.

"Mental," from Deborah Joy LeVine and Dan Levine, centers on Jack (Vance), a rebellious psychiatrist in a Los Angeles mental health hospital.

McKenzie, repped by Paradigm and the Burnstein Co., plays an ambitious psychiatrist at the hospital who was passed over for the position that went to Jack. Webster (Progressive Artists and Main Title) will play a politically motivated doctor with a disdain for Jack. Gonzalez (Pakula/King) will play an arrogant first-year resident. Ramirez (Diverse Talent, Vanguard Management) will play an attractive young doctor with attitude.
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