The Orville may be on hiatus for some time before it makes the jump from FOX to Hulu, but it is rounding out its cast in preparation.
Deadline is reporting that Anne Winters will join the cast of the third season as Charly Burke. As is the norm with this series, no other details have been revealed.
The move to Hulu was announced back in July by Seth MacFarlane, who explained that the show would not be back on the air until the end of 2020.
Explaining the move, MacFarlane said, “The Orville has been a labor of love for me, and there are two companies which have supported that vision in a big way: 20th Century Fox Television… and Fox [network], which has been my broadcast home for over 20 years."
"My friends at the network understood what I was trying to do with this series, and they’ve done a spectacular job of marketing, launching and programming it for these past two seasons."
He continued, "But as the show has evolved and become more ambitious production-wise, I determined that I would not be able to deliver episodes until 2020, which would be challenging for the network."
"So we began to discuss how best to support the third season in a way that worked for the show. It’s exactly this kind of willingness to accommodate a show’s creative needs that’s made me want to stick around for so long.”
Winters most recently appeared on ABC's ill-fated Grant Hotel as Ingrid. She also had a highly praised role on Netflix's 13 Reasons Why as Chloe Rice.
The actress has also appeared on Wicked City, The Fosters, and Tyrant. She can currently be seen in the Elizabeth Lail-led horror movie Countdown, which is in theaters now.
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