Coming this summer is an FX new original legal thriller entitled Damages
. With an initial 13-episode order, the network is scheduled to broadcast the series on Tuesday, July 24 at 10pm.
Set in the high-stakes legal world of New York City, Damages explores power and success through the turbulent lives of a renowned high-stakes litigator and her ambitious young protégé. Engulfed in a class action lawsuit targeting one of the richest CEOs in the country, they become exposed to treacherous and deceitful battle that puts their personal lives at stake.
Read on to find out more about the cast of Damages
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Leading the cast is Glenn Close
as Patty Hewes, the nation's most revered litigator whose true colors remain to be seen. This 60-year old award-winning actress is popularly known for her roles in Fatal Attraction, Dangerous Liaisons
and Sunset Boulevard
Playing Patty Hewes’ bright protégé Ellen Parsons is Rose Byrne
who becomes front witness to the corrupt and shady world of litigation. Byrne is an Australian actress credited for her work in Two Hands, Troy, Marie-Antoinette
, and Sunshine
Joining the cast is Ted Danson
as the allegedly corrupt Arthur Frobisher, one of the country’s richest CEOs. Danson is best known for his long-running comedy series Cheers
, where he played the character Sam Malone. He is also known as John Becker on the sitcom Becker
Serving as Arthur Frobisher’s attorney Ray Fiske is Å½eljko Ivanek
. His television appearances include The West Wing
, The Practice
and Ally McBeal
Other cast members include Tate Donovan
) as senior legal associate Tom Shayes, Noah Bean (Crumbs
) as Ellen’s boyfriend, and Anastasia Griffith (Alfie
) as Ellen’s best friend and David’s sister who works as a chef.
is directed by Allen Coulter and is produced and written by Daniel Zelman, Glenn Kessler, and Todd A. Kessler.
-Kris De Leon, BuddyTV Staff Columnist
Source: The Futon Critic, FX Networks
(Image courtesy of TV Guide)