USA Drama ‘Colony’ Casts Thora Birch

Thora Birch (American Beauty) is set for a major recurring role in USA Network’s upcoming drama series Colony, set to premiere on January 14.

From Lost executive producer Carlton Cuse and Ryan Condal, Colony is set in near-future Los Angeles, which exists in a state of occupation by a force of outside intruders. Some people choose to collaborate with the authorities and benefit from the new order, while others rebel and suffer the consequences.

Birch, repped by Berwick & Kovacik, will play Morgan, a laid-back software engineer with a conscience. She is best known for her roles in Ghost World and Best Picture Oscar winner American Beauty.

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