•• If you’ve not yet managed to catch Shonda Rhimes’ latest creation “How To Get Away With Murder“, you’re missing out big time. Rhimes, who also created big US TV hits in Scandal and Greys Anatomy has done it once again, with Viola Davis as the lead character. The series has done seriously well in terms of ratings for such a new show debuting to 14 million viewers live, providing that right level of potential character progression and edge of your seat drama.
Ahead of upcoming episodes of the ABC show, it has been confirmed that Elizabeth Perkins will appear in the series as a client of Annalise’s, with the show often following a ‘case of the week’ style format.
Elizabewth Perkins is set to play a character named Marren Trudeau, who is reportedly very high profiled, so the pressure will on for Annalise and her team to get her client off scott free. Also to appear alongside Elizabeth Perkins will be Sara Paxton as a woman who works for Marren, while Niko Pepaj from Awkward will play Marren’s assistant.
•• Elizabeth Perkins has landed a guest-starring role on “How to Get Away with Murder”. Elizabeth Perkins will play Marren Trudeau, a high-profiled client whom Annalise (Viola Davis) will represent during an upcoming case-of-the-week. Additionally, Sara Paxton (The Beautiful Life) will guest-star as a woman who works for Marren, while Niko Pepaj (Bunheads, Awkward) will play Marren’s assistant.
Elizabeth Perkins’ casting brings her back to ABC after starring on the network’s short-lived comedy “How to Live with Your Parents (For the Rest of Your Life)”. The trio will appear in an episode slated for October 16th. The show airs Thursdays at 10 p.m. ET on ABC.
•• The original miniseries follows the story of Mei, a young woman born in China and raised by British parents who is called back to Guangzhou by her desperate birth mother after Mei’s brother is wrongly accused of murder. One Child stars Katie Leung as the woman who struggles in the face of crisis to determine her family loyalties, true identity and the meaning of family. Elizabeth Perkins, Donald Sumpter play her UK parents. SundanceTV will air the four-hour mini, which it acquired in the spring, on November 28 & 29. One Child is a BBC Drama production for BBC Two, co-produced with SundanceTV and distributed by BBC Worldwide North America. Hilary Salmon is the executive producer.
•• Actress Elizabeth Perkins, known for her roles in the movie “Big” and the TV show “Weeds,” discovered she had Type 1 diabetes after a fasting blood test. Learn how to recognize the symptoms. Learn about the Diabetes Co-stars documentary that actress Elizabeth Perkins is working on with her husband and how changed her diet to help manage her diabetes.