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[07/24/10 - 10:21 AM]
Chuck Producers Deliver Bombshell Casting Announcement at Comic-Con 2010 Panel: Linda Hamilton to Play Chuck's Mom in Recurring Guest Star Role
Hamilton will "appear throughout the season, leading Chuck to discover that her life was shrouded in secrets."

[via press release from Warner Bros. Television]

"CHUCK" PRODUCERS DELIVER BOMBSHELL CASTING ANNOUNCEMENT AT COMIC-CON 2010 PANEL: LINDA HAMILTON TO PLAY CHUCK'S MOM IN RECURRING GUEST STAR ROLE

BURBANK, Calif. (July 24, 2010) - "Chuck" creators/executive producers Josh Schwartz and Chris Fedak thrilled fans at Comic Con: International: San Diego 2010 today with the announcement that sci-fi icon Linda Hamilton (the "Terminator" films) will join the series as a recurring guest star in season four, playing the role of Mary Bartowski, the long-missing mother of Chuck (series star Zachary Levi) and Ellie (series star Sarah Lancaster).

* "Chuck" fans have long wondered about the circumstances surrounding Chuck and Ellie's mysterious mother, Mary Bartowski, who disappeared from her children's lives when they were still young.

* Hamilton will appear throughout the season, leading Chuck to discover that her life was shrouded in secrets. She was a spy, a CIA agent ... and that's just the beginning. Who is she today? One thing is certain: She's not the soccer mom who left her children so many years ago.

* Season four of "Chuck" premieres Monday, September 20, at 8 p.m. ET/PT on NBC. In advance of the season premiere, Warner Home Video will release Chuck: The Complete Third Season on Blu-ray´┐Ż and DVD on September 7.

Hamilton is perhaps best known - especially to Comic-Con fans - for her award-winning role as Sarah Connor in "Terminator" and "Terminator 2: Judgment Day." She also received Emmy(R) and Golden Globe Award nominations for her work in the series "Beauty and the Beast," and her work in the telefilm "A Mother's Prayer" won her an additional Golden Globe nomination and a CableACE Award. In addition to her recurring role on "Chuck," Hamilton will guest star in the upcoming season of "Weeds."

For additional information about Warner Bros. Television activities at Comic-Con, follow us on Twitter @TheWBdotcom and use hashtag #WBSDCC, log on to www.thewb.com/comiccon, and read news at www.thewb.com/blog.

SOCIAL MEDIA LINKS

For more information, connect with "Chuck" at the following outlets.

OFFICIAL SITES

www.thewb.com/chuck http://www.nbc.com/chuck/

http://www.chuckmeout.com/ http://www.facebook.com/chuck

TWITTER

"Chuck" @nbcchuck www.twitter.com/nbcchuck

Josh Schwartz @JoshSchwartz76 www.twitter.com/JoshSchwartz76

Zachary Levi @ZacharyLevi www.twitter.com/ZacharyLevi

Yvonne Strahovski @Y_Strahovski www.twitter.com/Y_Strahovski

Adam Baldwin @adamsbaldwin www.twitter.com/adamsbaldwin

Mark Christopher Lawrence @MarkChrLawrence www.twitter.com/MarkChrLawrence

Scott Krinsky @Scott_Krinsky www.twitter.com/Scott_Krinsky

ABOUT "CHUCK"

This high-concept action comedy follows Chuck Bartowski, a Buy More electronics store computer geek turned secret agent. When Chuck unwittingly downloads the Intersect into his head, a database filled with highly classified government information, he becomes the government's most vital secret. Assigned to protect him are the stoic John Casey, of the NSA, and Sarah Walker, the CIA's top agent - and Chuck's dream girl. Chuck must now confront terrifying assassins and international terrorists, leaving the fate of mankind in his unlikely hands. With his new Intersect abilities: resulting from a data upgrade and some actual spy training - Chuck is now fully equipped with deadly fighting skills and ready to face the Ring. Chuck and Sarah are finally together, a fantasy Chuck has had since he first laid eyes on her - but can the two sustain a romantic relationship while saving the world? Can Chuck truly become the spy he longs to be, or will his emotions continue to get in the way? With an amazing ensemble cast that continues to thrill fans worldwide, "Chuck" proves there's No More Mr. Nice Spy.

"Chuck" stars Zachary Levi ("Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel"), Yvonne Strahovski (upcoming "The Killer Elite"), Joshua Gomez ("Without a Trace"), Ryan McPartlin, Mark Christopher Lawrence ("The Pursuit of Happyness"), Vik Sahay ("Good Will Hunting"), Scott Krinsky ("The O.C.") with Sarah Lancaster (upcoming "The Good Doctor") and Adam Baldwin ("Serenity"). From Fake Empire, Wonderland Sound and Vision in association with Warner Bros. Television, "Chuck" was created by executive producers Josh Schwartz ("Gossip Girl," "The O.C.") and Chris Fedak. McG ("Terminator Salvation") also serves as executive producer.





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