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The actress was originally cast in a recurring role for the second season of Aaron Sorkin’s drama, playing Rebecca Halliday, a litigator who defends the fictional Atlantis Cable News channel when it becomes embroiled in a wrongful termination lawsuit.
“As the production schedule for season two of The Newsroom has shifted, Rosemarie DeWitt has encountered scheduling conflicts and will no longer be able to continue in her role,” HBO said in a statement.
DeWitt’s role will now be recast, with her character’s scenes set to be reshot.
The actress’ TV credits also include AMC’s Mad Men and Showtime’s United States of Tara. On the film side, her recent credits include Promised Land, which is in theaters, and Touchy Feely, which reunited her with her Your Sister’s Sister director Lynn Shelton and has its premiere at Sundance this month.
The second season of The Newsroom is set to premiere in June.
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