Designated Survivor has some new company. Deadline reports Ben Lawson has joined season two of the ABC TV show.
The political thriller follows Tom Kirkman (Kiefer Sutherland), a low-level Cabinet member who becomes President of the United States after an attack on the Capitol. The cast also includes Natascha McElhone, Adan Canto, Italia Ricci, LaMonica Garrett, Tanner Buchanan, Kal Penn, and Maggie Q.
On Designated Survivor, Lawson will play “Damian Rennett, an MI-6 operative who meets Hannah (Maggie Q) while posing as a Dutchman in Amsterdam.” He joins fellow new cast member Paulo Costanzo.
Season two of Designated Survivor debuts this fall on ABC.
What do you think? Have you seen season one of Designated Survivor? Will you watch season two?