Former Halt and Catch Fire star Aleksa Palladino has joined the recurring cast of CBS All Access’ mystery thriller drama series $1, from Anonymous Content and CBS TV Studios. Created by Jason Mosberg, $1 is set in a small Rust Belt town in post-recession America, where a one-dollar bill changing hands connects a group of characters involved in a shocking multiple murder. The path of the dollar bill, and point of view in each episode, paints a picture of a modern American town with deep class and cultural divides that spill out into the open as the town’s secrets get revealed. Palladino will play Chelsea Wyler, daughter to Charles (Jeff Perry), a retired con man. As a child, she would often help sell her father’s latest con but now, a young woman at a cross-roads, she’s trying to forgive him and find her place in the world. Palladino is best known for her previous starring roles in AMC’s Halt and Catch Fire and HBO’s Boardwalk Empire and will next be seen in Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman. She’s repped by Gersh.
Lois Robbins has booked a recurring role on the upcoming fifth season of TV Land’s Younger. The series stars Sutton Foster as a fortysomething woman who pretends to be in her mid-20s in order to get a job in the highly competitive world of publishing – and succeeds. Hilary Duff, Debi Mazar, Miriam Shor, Nico Tortorella, Peter Hermann, Molly Bernard and series newcomer Michael Davis also star. Robbins plays Penelope, an art collector who shows an interest in Maggie’s (Mazar’s) work. Robbins is best known for her roles on daytime television including One Life to Live, Loving, Ryan’s Hope and All My Children. Her additional television credits include guest shots in Sex And The City and Law & Order. On the feature side, she recently shot The Aspern Papers alongside Vanessa Redgrave, Jolie Richardson and Jonathan Rhys Meyers. She also stars in Shepherd, which filmed in Budapest this past summer. Robbins opens the comic play L.O.V.E.R. at the Zephyr Theatre Friday in Los Angeles. She’s repped by BRS/Gage Talent Agency and MTM/Multimedia Talent Management.
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