1 Updates
Scandal Scoop: Which Gladiator Will Lisa Kudrow 'Mentor'? How Will Paul Adelstein Surprise You?
Photo Credit: TV Line

Scandal Scoop: Which Gladiator Will Lisa Kudrow 'Mentor'? How Will Paul Adelstein Surprise You?

Oct 9 2013, 1:26pm CDT | by TV Line

Lisa Kudrow will make Friends with one of Olivia Pope’s Gladiators when she kicks off her Scandal run on Oct. 24. Shondaland vet Paul Adelstein, meanwhile, is sure to surprise those who think of him...

Filed under: news

Full Story below YouTube Videos

 
 

 

27 weeks ago

Scandal Scoop: Which Gladiator Will Lisa Kudrow 'Mentor'? How Will Paul Adelstein Surprise You?

Oct 9 2013, 1:26pm CDT | by TV Line

Lisa Kudrow will make Friends with one of Olivia Pope’s Gladiators when she kicks off her Scandal run on Oct. 24. Shondaland vet Paul Adelstein, meanwhile, is sure to surprise those who think of him as Private Practice‘s Dr. Cooper Freedman.

RELATED | Scandal Returns to All-Time High Ratings

Speaking with TVLine at the ABC drama’s Saks event last week in New York City, Darby Stanchfield, who plays Abby, revealed that she is among those getting to work with Kudrow, saying, “Lisa has a really nice role” as a powerful and smart politician.

“Our characters get along,” she added. In fact, “She’s almost like a mentor. Not quite like Olivia, but Abby admires the heck out of her, so it was fun to play.”

Stanchfield also attested that Scandal viewers will not be seeing any version of Kudrow’s flighty Friend. “You’re not getting Phoebe. It’s kind of amazing what you are going to get. You’re getting the spicy version in that variety pack.”

RELATED | Scandal Team Previews Season 3′s ‘Dark As You Can Imagine’ New Twist and More

We then suggested to Stanchfield that another of this fall’s guest stars, Army Wives redhead Sally Pressman, could play Abby’s sister or such, when she begins her own multi-episode arc in November. Stanchfield deferred the question to show boss Shonda Rhimes, who at the very minimum confirmed that Pressman and Stanchfield are not TV kin.

RELATED | Scandal Season 3 Spoilers — The State of David’s Relationship With Olivia

TVLine then presented Rhimes with the full list of Season 3 guest stars/recurring players — including Kudrow, Adelstein (who also debuts in late October), Pressman and Heroes‘ Jack Coleman — and invited her to dish on any one of the castings. Her pick: “Paul Adelstein is incredibly, crazy surprising in his role on Scandal,” she effused. “Like, you will not even recognize him.”

Want more scoop on Scandal, or for any other show? Email insideline@tvline.com and your question may be answered via Matt’s Inside Line.


Source: TV Line


 

Don't miss ...

 

blog comments powered by Disqus

Latest stories

The Balancing Act® Airing on Lifetime® Talks Taking the Stress Out of Giving Pets Meds, Tree of Life for Stronger Immune System
GooFurr, featuring dog Sadie who survived gunshot wounds, and My Olive Tree featuring Dead Sea Moringa Take Center Stage on April 25th show.
 
 
Los Angeles Show Creator Susan Beck Pitching "The Big Apple" Honing in for the Kill with a Fabulous Reality TV Dance Series Ballet "Get"
A first project out for reality show creator/producer Susan Beck. It's been a long road of development but all roads led to a perfect endless story setup for a reality tv docu series drama focused on Artistic Director Francois Perron and his renown Manhattan pre pro ballet school French Academie Of Ballet.
 
 
Enterprises TV to Air Segment on Reducing Business Travel Costs
As airfare and gas prices continue to rise, businesses are finding more cost-efficient ways to meet and get the job done.
 
 
Pep Talk from Olympian in Episode 9 "Mission Milestone" on Mission Makeover on Lifetime®
The ladies hit the ground running to prep and compete in a 5K Run together; Dotsie Baush, 2012 Olympic Silver Medalist on hand to offer inspiration.
 
 
 

Latest from the Network

American Gymnast Opens New Location
Chesapeake, VA, April 23, 2014 --(PR.com)-- American Gymnast has announced the opening of a brand new location based in Chesapeake, VA. The new office will operate as American Gymnast North, managed by Rick Walker....
Read more on Sport Balla
 
Lily Yip Table Tennis Center Rejoins “We Are Butterfly” Club Program
Wilson, NC, April 23, 2014 --(PR.com)-- The Lily Yip Table Tennis Center (LYTTC) in Dunellen, New Jersey, has rejoined the “We are Butterfly” Club Program. As part of the program, Butterfly table tennis...
Read more on Sport Balla
 
DDA Seeks Businesses and Tenants for "Suite Spot @ Sugar Hill"
Sugar Hill, GA, April 23, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Is your local home-based business looking for a new home? If so, your small business is invited to come grow with the City of Sugar Hill at the “Suite Spot.”...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Obama Has Legal Duty to Provide Clemency for Drug Offenders Says Federal Clemency Advocacy Center
Washington, DC, April 23, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Obama Administration Has Legal - Moral Duty to Provide Clemency Relief for Mandatory Minimums. Criminal justice reform advocates today announced support for the Obama...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Mark C. Britton Recognized by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication
Durham, NC, April 23, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Mark C. Britton of Durham, North Carolina has been included in the Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide Edition for his outstanding contributions and achievements in the...
Read more on Business Balla
 
Osagie Imasogie Recognized by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication
Philadelphia, PA, April 23, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Osagie Imasogie of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania has been included in the Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide Edition for his outstanding contributions and...
Read more on Business Balla
 
Dr. Stephen Katsinas Has Recently Been Recognized by America’s Registry of Outstanding Professionals
Farmingdale, NY, April 23, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Dr. Stephen Katsinas is currently the Director of Education Policy and Professor of Higher Education Administration at the University of Alabama (education.ua.edu). He...
Read more on Business Balla
 
Online Wreaths Releases the Most Comprehensive Wreath Buyer's Guide
Newland, NC, April 23, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Choosing a wreath can be a daunting task for many potential buyers, this guide is designed to take some of the confusion out of buying a wreath. Many of the common questions...
Read more on Business Balla
 
Medical Device Market in China to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecasts
Navi Mumbai, India, April 23, 2014 --(PR.com)-- This industry report offers the most up-to-date market data on the actual market situation, trends and future outlook for medical devices in China. The research includes...
Read more on Business Balla
 
 
Auto Balla Sexy Balla Sport Balla TV Balla Politics Balla Movie Balla Apple Balla Business Balla Ad Balla Celebrity Balla