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Paul Adelstein is stepping in front of the camera on Imposters.
The co-creator behind the Bravo con-artist drama is set to appear in multiple episodes of the forthcoming second season, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.
Adelstein will recur as Shelly Cohen, a mysterious fixer who happens to be the former husband of Lenny Cohen (Uma Thurman).
The first season of the hourlong followed a persona-shifting con artist named Maddie (Inbar Lavi) as her three most recent victims (Rob Heaps, Parker Young and Marianne Rendon) join forces to take her down. The season ended with the trio, known as “the bumblers,” on a bus to San Francisco after helping Maddie narrowly avoid getting busted by the FBI.
Thurman appeared in multiple season one episodes as Lenny, the ultimate fixer working for Maddie’s boss, The Doctor. The actress is set to reprise her role in season two. Former Reign star Rachel Skarsten is also set to recur in season two.
Imposters is the first series from Adelstein, who serves as co-creator and co-showrunner with Adam Brooks. The two executive produce the Universal Cable Productions drama. Adelstein is best known for his roles on Private Practice, Scandal, Prison Break and Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce, which also hails from UCP and airs on Bravo.
Imposters marks the NBCUniversal cabler’s third original scripted series. Season two, which was ordered in April, comes after the recent cancelation of Bravo’s second original series, Odd Mom Out, and the upcoming fifth and final season Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce, its first original series.
Season two of Imposters is expected to premiere sometime in 2018.
Adelstein is repped by Gersh, Gotham Group, Principal Entertainment LA and Gang Tyre.
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