'Hawaii Five-0' Enlists 'Happy Town's' Lauren German

Good and bad news for Alex O'Laughlin's character on the CBS series.
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Lauren German

The Hawaii Five-0 team has just scored a pretty new member and Alex O’Laughlin’s character, Steve McGarrett, may have a new love interest on his hands.

CBS confirms to The Hollywood Reporter that Lauren German will join the cast in its second season, as first reported by TVLine.

German will play an ex-Homeland Security officer who the new governor drafts to join the Five-0 team and to keep an eye on them for him. There’s also potential for romance between the character and O’Loughlin’s McGarrett – for obvious reasons.

TV viewers will remember German from last year’s short-lived ABC series, Happy Town. She has also starred in a couple big horror films, 2003’s The Texas Chainsaw Massacre and Hostel: Part II.


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