In a world where computers, high technology and the internet are the norm, it is not surprising that the television world has become interested in telling the story of computer geniuses, and those who think out of the box and change the world as we know it today. The new CBS drama, “Scorpion,” follows this trend as it deals with high technology security. According to TV Line, the new drama has just added a new cast member to its roster. Read on to learn more about this story.
The new CBS drama, “Scorpion,” has just added actor, singer and songwriter Brendan Hines to its roster. Hines’ television credits include “Lie to Me” (2009 t0 2011), “Scandal” (2012), “Betrayal” (2013) and “Suits” (2014).
In “Scorpion,” Hines will be portraying the recurring character of Drew Winters, who is the father of Paige Dineen’s (Katherine McPhee) genius son, Ralph. Deadline has reported that Paige Dineen, is a working single mom who works at a diner and understands “genius” as her son is one himself. She is set to be the romantic interest of Walter O’ Brien, who will be portrayed by Elyes Gabel.
When the father of her son shows up after six years, it turns Paige’s life upside down, and the Scorpion team has its own opinions regarding the matter. Hines’ Drew Winters will be gracing television screens come November of this year.
“Scorpion” is a procedural based on Walter O’ Brien, a real-life genius, who has an IQ of 197. O’ Brien created a company with an international team in order to defend the world today against high technology threats.
The new show will star Elyes Gabel as Walter O’ Brien, Katherine McPhee as the diner waitress and single mom Paige Dineen, Ari Stidham as Sylvester Dodd, Eddie Kaye Thomas as Toby Curtis, and Jadyn Wong as Happy Quinn.
The show will be executive produced by Nick Santora, the real-life Walter O’ Brien, Nicholas Wootton, Roberto Orci and Justin Lin.
And that’s the latest update on the new cast member of “Scorpion.” For more news and updates, including spoilers and recaps, on “Scorpion” and other television shows, keep following Movie News Guide (MNG). n
Catch the premiere of “Scorpion” on Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, at 8:00 p.m. on CBS.
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