“Tyrant” Alum Cast as Series Regular in Fox Drama “The Resident”


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Former Tyrant star, joins the latest Fox medical drama as a series regular in a recasting.

The show follows a hopeful young doctor who serves under an experienced, brilliant resident who shows the doctor the good and evil in modern day medicine. Atias will play Renata Thorpe, a strong, elegant businesswoman who serves as the hospitals CEO. She will play a reimagined version of Valerie Cruz’s character from the pilot. Joining Atias is Matt Czuchry, Bruce Greenwood, Emily VanCamp, Shaunette Wilson and Manish Dayal.

The series was written by Amy Holden Jones, Hayley Schore, and Roshan Sethi, while Phillip Noyce directed. Noyce, Antoine Fuqua Oly Obst, and David Boorstein executive produce. Schore and Sethi also serve as co-executive producers for 20th Century Fox TV, 3 Arts Entertainment & Fuqua Films.

This will serve as the third consecutive 20th TV series for Atias. She previously played Leila, on the FX drama Tyrant. She was most recently seen in a major role on 20th/Fox’s 24: Legacy.

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