SPOILER ALERT: This story contains details from the April 21 episode of Chicago Fire.
There’s a new “paramedic in charge’ at Firehouse 51. Dora Madison (Friday Night Lights, Dexter) has joined the cast of NBC firefighter drama Chicago Fire as paramedic Jessica “Chili” Chilton. Chili is teamed with Sylvie Brett (Kara Killmer) following the departure of Peter Mills (Charlie Barnett) who made the decision to move with his family to North Carolina. Chili has an uphill battle winning over the Firehouse 51 family, who are still mourning Mills’ departure. Madison’s character will be introduced in the episode that airs Tuesday, April 28, in the first installment of the three part Chicago Fire, Chicago PD and Law & Order: SVU crossover that airs April 28-29. She will guest star in the final three episodes of Season 3. Madison is repped by Paradigm and Authentic Talent.
Sopranos‘ alum Vincent Curatola has boarded NBC’s Law & Order: SVU for Season 17. Curatola will play Judge TK, joining fellow Soprano alum Aida Turturro as a rotating member of the L&O Bench. Curatola’s previous credits include The Good Wife, Elementary, and the feature film Nicky Deuce, opposite James Gandolfini. He is repped by Stone Manners Salners and Bob McGowan.
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