Coming off playing the female lead on the ABC drama Forever, Alana De La Garza has been tapped for a recurring role on the second season of CBS’ Scorpion. On the action drama, she’ll play the smart, tough and driven new Head of Homeland Security who needs the Scorpion team to be successful, but is it because it’s best for the team or because it’s best for her? De La Garza’s character will succeed Homeland Security Director Merrick (David Fabrizio) who in the Season 1 finale relegated Cabe (Robert Patrick) to a desk job at the Pomona airport, prompting Cabe to quit. The Season 2 opener, slated for September 21, will find Cabe taking a job as a Hollywood tech advisor until he is summoned back by the new head of Homeland Security to reassume his old position as a liaison for the Scorpion team.
Scorpion is executive produced by Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci, Nick Santora, Nicholas Wootton, Justin Lin, Heather Kadin, Scooter Braun and Walter O’Brien for CBS Television Studios.
Law & Order alumna De La Garza is repped by Ro Diamond and Steven Jang at SDB Partners.