Emmy winner Kathy Baker (Picket Fences) has signed on for a recurring role on Netflix sibling comedy series The Ranch, starring Ashton Kutcher and Danny Masterson. Written by Don Reo and Jim Patterson, The Ranch is set on a Colorado ranch, with Kutcher’s character returning home after a brief semi-pro football career to run the family business with his brother, played by Masterson. Baker will play a local waitress who befriends Beau (Sam Elliott). Baker also recently recurred on USA series Colony and previously co-starred on Comedy Central’s Big Time In Hollywood, Fl. She’s repped by Paradigm and Berwick & Kovacik.
Christopher Meyer (NCIS: New Orleans) has joined the second season cast of Fox’s psychological thriller Wayward Pines. Season 2 will pick up in the wake of Season 1, when a new arrival in Wayward Pines finds himself in the middle of a serious rebellion, as the residents battle over how to preserve the endangered human race. Meyer will play Mario, described as bulked up and self-important, he is one of Kerry Campbell’s soldiers, wearing a uniform and carrying weapons. Meyer can next be seen in Wolves opposite Carla Gugino and Michael Shannon, and Kicks opposite Mahershala Ali. He also recurs on NCIS: New Orleans. He’s repped by Pantheon, LINK Entertainment, and attorney Chris Abramson.
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