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Evil - Christine Lahti Joins Robert and Michelle King's CBS Drama in Recasting



Thanks to Darthlocke4 for the heads up.

Christine Lahti (The Blacklist, Hawaii Five-0, The Good Fight) has joined the cast of CBS' Evil per Deadline. Evil was written and created by Robert and Michelle King (The Good Wife, The Good Fight). The Kings announced the recasting during their SDCC panel for the series.

Lahti takes on the role of Sheryl Luria, the mother of Katja Herber's character. Lahti replaces Dierdre O'Connell who portrayed the role in the pilot and had to depart the CBS drama due to scheduling conflicts.

Evil is a psychological mystery that examines the origins of evil along the dividing line between science and religion. The series focuses on a skeptical female psychologist who joins a priest-in-training and a carpenter as they investigate the Church's backlog of unexplained mysteries, including supposed miracles, demonic possessions and hauntings. Their job is to assess if there’s a logical explanation or if something truly supernatural is at work. Michelle King, Robert King, and Liz Glotzer are executive producers for CBS Television Studios. Robert King directed the pilot.

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