Krysta Rodriguez has been cast in NBC‘s The Trail TV series pilot, starring John Lithgow. Rodriguez played Ana Vargas on Smash, which was cancelled by NBC after its second season. In 2015, She recurred as Vanessa on ABC Family‘s Chasing Life TV series, also cancelled after season two.
On The Trail, Rodriguez is set as Summer Henderson, described by Variety as “the free-spirited adopted daughter” of John Lithgow’s Larry. Summer supports her father, after he has been accused of murdering his wife. The cast of The Trail also includes: Sherri Shepherd, Nicholas D’Agosto, Jayma Mays, and Steven Boyer.
A single-cam sitcom, The Trail (an anagram for “The Trial”) features a big city lawyer and his quirky defense team. They descend upon a small town, to defend Larry Henderson, during the murder trial.
What do you think? How do you like the sound of The Trail TV show? What do you think of this cast, so far?