•• Annalise’s latest client is trying to get away with insider trading. Weeds alum Elizabeth Perkins guest-stars on Thursday’s episode of How to Get Away with Murder (10/9c, ABC) as Marren Trudeau, the big-time founder and CEO of a brokerage firm who’s accused of the charge. In the exclusive sneak peek below, Annalise (Viola Davis) and her students arrive at the firm only to see the FBI already there — and Marren burning the warrant.
“Your client purchased stocks in Edson Pharmaceuticals in advance of a favorable FDA ruling arising from insider knowledge,” the FBI agent tells Annalise. “I still see no proof of my client’s connection to Edson Pharmaceuticals,” she replies. Spoke too soon. Check out the first look below to see the incriminating evidence the FBI has against Marren.
“How to Get Away with Murder” airs Thursdays at 10/9c on ABC.
•• On the next episode of ABC’s HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER titled “Let’s Get to Scooping” – Annalise and her students uncover a shocking truth while investigating the case of Marren Trudeau (Elizabeth Perkins), founder and CEO of a major brokerage firm, who has recently been arrested for insider trading. Meanwhile, Wes discovers a cell phone hidden by Rebecca whose contents reveal an unsettling clue in the Lila Stangard murder case.
The episode airs THURSDAY OCTOBER 16 (10:00-11:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. Get a sneak peek below and click here to read BWW’s exclusive recap of last night’s episode!
“How to Get Away with Murder” stars Academy-Award Nominee Viola Davis as Professor Annalise Keating, Billy Brown as Detective Nate Lahey, Alfred Enoch as Wes Gibbins, Jack Falahee as Connor Walsh, Katie Findlay as Rebecca Sutter, Aja Naomi King as Michaela Pratt, Matt McGorry as Asher Millstone, Karla Souza as Laurel Castillo, Charlie Weber as Frank Delfino and Liza Weil as Bonnie Winterbottom.
Guest starring Elizabeth Perkins as Marren Trudeau, Sara Paxton as Talia Lewis, Alysia Reiner as D.A. Wendy Parks, Niko Pepaj as Pax Curtis, Tom Verica as Sam Keating, Conrad Ricamora as Oliver and Arjun Supta as Kan.
“Let’s Get to Scooping” was written by Erika Green Swafford and directed by Laura Innes.
“How to Get Away with Murder” is created and executive-produced by Pete Nowalk (“Scandal,” “Grey’s Anatomy”). Shonda Rhimes (“Scandal,” “Grey’s Anatomy”), Betsy Beers (“Scandal,” “Grey’s Anatomy”) and Bill D’Elia (“The Crazy Ones,” “Boston Legal”) also serve as executive producers. “How to Get Away with Murder” is produced by ABC Studios.
•• 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.