Daniele Watts added to ‘Weeds,’ Cedric Stewart joins ‘Banshee’
Daniele Watts (Cold Case, Criminal Minds) has landed a role on Showtime’s Weeds for the final season. Watts plays the quirky, alluring and mischievous Angela Mullen, the first recurring love interest for Shane Botwin (Alexander Gould). Shane meets Angela, a fellow police recruit, at the academy. Watt’s first episode aired July 8 with seven more to come. The actress recenty completed work on Quentin Tarantino‘s Django Unchained.
Cedric Stewart (Tyler Perry’s For Better Or Worse) has joined the cast of Alan Ball’s new drama Banshee. The plot revolves around Lucas Hood (Anthony Starr) a criminal who steps into the identity of the sheriff of Banshee, Penn., where he’s hunted by gangsters he crossed in the past. Stewart plays Damien Sanchez, a pro MMA fighter who comes to town for his big fight. The show is scheduled to premiere in January 2013.