PETER COYOTE (�ERIN BROCKOVICH�) AND JASON WILES (�THIRD WATCH�) JOIN ABC�S �COMMANDER IN CHIEF� AS RECURRING CAST MEMBERS
Previously Announced Natasha Henstridge Joins in a Recurring Role as Well
Peter Coyote (�Erin Brockovich�) and Jason Wiles (�Third Watch�) have joined the cast of ABC�s �Commander In Chief� in recurring roles, it was announced today at the Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour by series creator and executive producer Rod Lurie.
Coyote will play President Mackenzie Allen�s (Geena Davis) Vice Presidential nominee, Warren Keaton, while Wiles will play Mackenzie�s Deputy Press Secretary, Alex Williams. Recently announced Natasha Henstridge (�The Whole Nine Yards�) will recur on the show as well as Jayne Murray, Nathan Templeton�s (Donald Sutherland) Chief of Staff.
These actors join recurring cast members Anthony Azizi (�Threat Matrix�), who plays the President�s Aide, Vince Taylor; Kristen Shaw (�Line of Fire�), who plays the First Gentleman�s Aide, Norah Woodruff; Leslie Hope (�24�), who plays Attorney General Melanie Blackston; and Julie Ann Emory (�Hitch�), who plays Secret Service Agent Joan Greer.
�Commander In Chief� stars Geena Davis as Mackenzie Allen, Donald Sutherland as Nathan Templeton, Harry Lennix as Jim Gardner, Kyle Secor as Rod Allen, Ever Carradine as Kelly Ludlow, Caitlin Wachs as Rebecca Allen, Matt Lanter as Horace Allen and Jasmine Anthony as Amy Allen.
The series will air on Tuesdays at 9:00 p.m., ET on the ABC Television Network.
�Commander In Chief� was created by Rod Lurie, acclaimed writer/director of the Oscar-nominated film, �The Contender.� Mr. Lurie, Marc Frydman and Dee Johnson serve as executive producers. The series is produced by Touchstone Television in association with Battle Plan Productions.