The Mentalist: Casting for Two New Characters

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As previously reported, The Mentalist has cast Terry Kinney as new CBI agent, Sam Bosco.

The character is an ex-lover of Lisbon, will prove to be thorn in the side for Patrick Jane and, based on a new reports, appears to have an entourage.

According to recent casting notices, producers are currently casting the following two roles. They are:

  • Melanie: Sam's female assistant. In her late 20s. Five-episode arc. Debuts in episode two.
  • Agent Hicks:  A white male in his late 20s to mid 40s. Works under Sam at the CBI Serial Crimes Unit. Five-episode arc. Also debuts in episode two.
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