June 29, 2022

Kevin Zegers to Play Technique Actor-Turned FBI Agent in ABC Spinoff

Kevin Zegers has been forged in a really meta position in The Rookie: Feds on ABC. Zegers will play Brendon Acres, an actor-turned-FBI agent.

Brendon is recent out of Quantico with quite a bit to show in his first placement, per Deadline. Due to his main position within the long-running TV sequence Vampire Cop, few folks take him significantly as an agent. However he’s extra certified for the job than folks might imagine, due to method-acting coaching that gave him martial arts and gun expertise, plus a grasp’s in pc science.

Zegers (Soiled John, Gracepoint, Infamous) joins as a sequence common with Niecy Nash-Betts, Frankie Faison, Felix Solis, and Britt Robertson in The Rookie: Feds, debuting September 27. Nash-Betts’ Simone Clark is the FBI academy’s oldest rookie and former steering counselor. Solis performs Particular Agent Matthew Garza and Faison performs Christopher “Cutty” Clark. The characters had been launched in a two-part arc in The Rookie Season 4 with Nathan Fillion.

Robertson will play Laura Stensen, the “black sheep” in her household of sensible teachers. She’s received a formidable resume because the youngest particular person ever introduced onto the FBI’s behavioral evaluation unit, however she’s thrown for a loop when she discovers her boyfriend was having an affair along with her finest pal. Described as socially awkward, a workaholic, and book-smart self, Laura is keen to get her mojo again by specializing in her work.

Zegers was most lately seen as Dr. Nathaniel Flynn in ABC’s Insurgent. He guest-starred in Energy in 2019 and Concern the Strolling Useless in 2018. Earlier than that, he starred in Infamous and had a recurring position as Damian Daalgard within the unique Gossip Lady. On the movie facet, he starred in 2005’s Transamerica.

The Rookie: Feds is created by Alexi Hawley and Terence Paul Winter, who government produce together with Mark Gordon, Nash-Betts, Fillion, Michelle Chapman, Invoice Norcross, and Corey Miller. Leisure One develops and distributes the sequence, a co-production with ABC Signature.

The Rookie: Feds, Sequence Premiere, Tuesday, September 27, 10/9c, ABC