Kristen Connolly (House Of Cards) has landed a series regular role on ABC thriller The Whispers. In a recasting, Connolly will play Lena Lawrence in the series from ABC Studios and Steven Spielberg’s Amblin TV. The Whispers focuses on an an unseen force that is manipulating society’s most innocent – our children – to act in favor of its cause. As the kids unwittingly help this unknown enemy, the clock counts down in a suspenseful race to save humanity. Connolly replaces Brianna Brown, who played the role in the pilot but exited the midseason drama in June. Lily Rabe, Barry Sloane, Milo Ventimiglia, Derek Webster, Kylie Rogers and Kyle Harrison Breitkopf also star. Connolly is repped by Alisa Adler, Erin Castellanos and April LaValley at Paradigm and Michael Lazo at Untitled Entertainment.