KERRY WASHINGTON (�RAY,� �MR. AND MRS. SMITH,� �FANTASTIC FOUR�)
TO GUEST-STAR IN A MULTI-EPISODE ARC OF ABC�S �BOSTON LEGAL�
Kerry Washington (�Ray,� �Mr. and Mrs. Smith,� �Fantastic Four�) will guest-star in a multi-episode arc of �Boston Legal,� it was announced today. Washington will play Chelina Hall, an associate at the law firm of Crane, Poole & Schmidt. The first of her guest-starring episodes, entitled �Tortured Souls,� will air on SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 20 (10:02-11:00 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network.
Alan Shore and Denny Crane, played by Emmy Award winners James Spader and William Shatner, lead a brigade of high-priced civil litigators in an upscale Boston law firm in a series focusing on the professional and personal lives of brilliant but often emotionally challenged attorneys. Joining Shore and Crane is Brad Chase, a consummate guy�s guy, who recently headed up the Washington, DC office and has been recruited to Boston to keep an eye on loose cannon senior partner Denny Crane. He also finds himself in an unending test of wills with fellow attorney Alan Shore. Fast-paced and darkly comedic, the series will confront social and moral issues, and the pursuit of happiness and money, with varying degrees of priority.
�Boston Legal� stars James Spader as Alan Shore, Monica Potter as Lori Colson, Rhona Mitra as Tara Wilson, Mark Valley as Brad Chase, Rene Auberjonois as Paul Lewiston, with Candice Bergen as Shirley Schmidt and William Shatner as Denny Crane.
�Boston Legal� was created by David E. Kelley. Kelley, Bill D'Elia and Scott Kaufer are executive producers. The series is produced by David E. Kelley Productions in association with Twentieth Century Fox Television.