Halt and Catch Fire has some new company. Recently, AMC announced Veep star Anna Chlumsky will join the fourth and final season of the TV series.
The drama follows the inner-workings of a tech company during the personal computer craze of the 1980s and the launch of the World Wide Web in the 1990s. The cast includes Lee Pace, Scoot McNairy, Mackenzie Davis, Kerry Bishé, and Toby Huss.
In season four of Halt and Catch Fire, Chlumsky will play “Dr. Katie Herman, Chief Ontologist–a crucial role in this season’s Search business venture.” AMC has not yet released a premiere date for the fourth and final season of Halt and Catch Fire, but it is expected to debut this summer.
Read more details below:
NEW YORK, NY- June 9, 2017- AMC announced today that Emmy Award nominated actress Anna Chlumsky (“Veep”) will be appearing in “Halt and Catch Fire’s” fourth and final season this summer. Chlumsky will play Dr. Katie Herman, Chief Ontologist–a crucial role in this season’s Search business venture.
“From day one on set Anna has brought a wonderful new energy to the show, that both complements and somehow even further elevates the work of our core ensemble. Anna brings a remarkable depth of personal experience and intention to this role, and we feel incredibly lucky to add an actress of her caliber to our palette even as we bring the series-long story of ‘Halt and Catch Fire’ to a close,” says Christopher C. Rogers creator and showrunner.
“We are huge fans of Anna and are honored that she’s become part of the HALT family as it enters its final chapter,” adds Christopher Cantwell, also a creator and showrunner. “She’s transformed the character of Katie into something truly special, and it’s quite a privilege to have such incredible talent bring this integral role to life. We can’t wait to share her work this season with our viewers.”
“Halt and Catch Fire” which chronicles the tech industry and the birth of the Internet in the 1980s and early 1990s, stars Lee Pace as Joe MacMillan, Mackenzie Davis as Cameron Howe, Scoot McNairy as Gordon Clark, Kerry Bishé as Donna Clark and Toby Huss as John Bosworth.
The final season of the series will see our cast of characters navigating the early days of the Internet as they search for answers, both personally and professionally, while the competitive nature of the tech world continues to grow and affect their relationships.”
What do you think? Do you watch Halt and Catch Fire? Are you looking forward to the final season?