Lisa Edelstein is headed to ABC. Deadline reports the House star has joined season two of The Good Doctor.
The medical drama centers on Dr. Shaun Murphy (Freddie Highmore), a new surgical resident with autism and savant syndrome whose incredible memory and keen ability to perceive spatial relations make him a talented doctor. The cast also includes Antonia Thomas, Nicholas Gonzalez, Chuku Modu, Beau Garrett, Hill Harper, Tamlyn Tomita, and Richard Schiff.
On The Good Doctor, Edelstein will be playing “Dr. Blaize, an expert oncologist who has returned to the hospital after a brief suspension, at the request of Dr. Aaron Glassman (Richard Schiff), to help treat his cancer.”
Season two of The Good Doctor is slated to debut on ABC this fall.
What do you think? Are you a fan of The Good Doctor? Are you excited for the new season?