“Scandal” Season 4 is slated to take us back to the latest happenings on the fictional White House in the upcoming 2014 Fall TV Season. Still, we have several months before we could catch up with Olivia Pope, her fab white hat and the entire gang of Gladiators for the fourth season offering of the Shonda Rhimes-lead series on the ABC network. Read on to learn more about the “Scandal” Season 4 spoilers and cast updates.
We also got the latest dibs on the updates on your beloved “Scandal” characters, Shonda Rhimes, and new faces for the upcoming “Scandal” Season 4.
Shondaland Thursday. Deadline reported on the updated schedule of ABC’s 2014-2015 Fall TV season. It was said that the series would return with a new schedule at 9 p.m. rather than the 10 p.m. spot. It is slated to join the Grey’s Anatomy Season 11 and new series “How to Get Away with Murder” (HTAWM).
How to Get Away with Another Series. It was also posted by Deadline that the network has renewed the creator’s contact for more years. Continuing with their successful creative partnership, ABC greenlighted “How to Get Away with Another Series” HTAWM, which will feature critically-acclaimed actress Viola Davis. It also stars Billy Brown, Alfred Enoch, Jack Falahee, Katie Findlay, Aja Naomi King, Matt McGorry, Karla Souza, Charlie Weber and Liza Weil.
Kerry Washington (Olivia Pope). “Scandal” Season 3 was given only 18 episodes rather that the usual 22 to make way for her pregnancy. Well, there’s good news for you. TMZ reported that she and former NFL player Nnamdi Asomugha had welcomed a bouncing baby girl named Isabelle Amarachi last April 21, 2014. It seemed that they are a private couple as the news about her top-secret pregnancy came only a few weeks after it happened.
Tony Goldwyn (President Fitzwilliam Grant III).The fictional POTUS got himself busy to play the part of Andrew Prior in the 2014 film adaptation of Veronica Roth’s Young Adult (YA) novel “Divergent” starring Shailene Woodley and Theo James.
Columbus Short (Harrison Wright). Olivia’s second in command will not return for Season 4 due to the alleged cases filed against him. TV Line previously reported that Short released an official statement about it.
On the other hand, reports that have recently surfaced said that there’s a chance that his character would be written off by Rhimes or be replaced by “World War Z” actor Eric West. Both West and Rhimes debunked the news with series of tweets on their Twitter accounts as reported by US Weekly.
Bellamy Young (U.S. First Lady Mellie Grant). In an appearance at the Live on the KTLA 5 Morning News, a surprised Young celebrated her “Best Supporting Actress in a Drama” nomination for the 4th annual Critics’ Choice Television Awards.
They will be joined by other returning cast members including Darcy Stanchfield (Abby Whelan), Guillermo Diaz (Huck), Jeff Perry (Cyrus Beene), Joshua Malina (David Rosen) and Scott Foley (Jake Ballard).
In other news, TV Line reported on the new faces from several cancelled TV shows who is set to join in the Season 4 of “Scandal.”
Bradley Whitford (“Trophy Wife”) will play the role of Harrison’s new replacement in the Team Gladiator after the departure of Columbus Short from the series. It was said that he was about to interact with Josh Malina’s character, David Rosen.
Meanwhile, Olivia Pope will have a new contender for the throne as DC’s greatest fixer! Marcia Gay Harden, who was also seen in “Trophy Wife,” will temporarily step in Olivia’s place after she decided to board the plane with Jake Ballard in “Scandal” Season 3 Finale.
Moreover, sheknows.com posted on the several probable (and crazy) predictions for Season 4 from the “Scandal” Season 3 Finale Episode 18 “The Price of Free and Fair Elections.”
And that’s it for the latest scoop on “Scandal” Season 4 Spoilers and Cast Updates! Tune in for more entertaining news about “Scandal” including more recaps and spoilers, only here at Movie News Guide (MNG).
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