Jessica McNamee Moves From ‘Sirens’ To ‘CHiPs’ & More

Inspire Entertainment

EXCLUSIVE: Jessica McNamee, a regular on USA Network’s comedy Sirens, has cuffed a role in CHiPs, writer-director Dax Shepard’s adaptation of the old NBC series for Warner Bros. She is set to co-star as Lindsey Taylor, described as a stunning yet tough young California Highway Patrol officer who takes quite a shine to Ponch (Michael Pena) and vice versa. A capable and courageous professional, she joins Ponch and Jon (Shepard) on their death-defying, high-speed pursuits.

McNamee has been busy since Sirens was cancelled in April. She also just wrapped shooting Last Days Of Summer, playing a woman who moves in near Mike (William Fichtner) with her husband, Scott (Michael Rosenbaum). Unaware of Mike’s silent adoration, she enlists him as a confidant, sharing details of her troubled marriage to the abusive drunk. But she goes back to him after learning that she’s pregnant, and Mike’s dangerous obsession comes to a lethal head. Alex Harvey directs from a script he wrote with Richard Byard.

The Aussie actor’s other credits include the Rachel McAdams-Channing Tatum feature The Vow, a guest spot on White Collar, a recurring role on the Australian drama Packed To The Rafters and an arc on the Aussie series The Time Of Our Lives. She is repped by UTA and Inspire Entertainment.

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