via press release:
EMMY AWARD AND TONY AWARD WINNER NATHAN LANE
TO STAR ON “THE” IN RECURRING ROLE
NEW YORK, June 27, 2012 – THEhas cast Emmy Award and Tony Award-winning actor Nathan Lane (“The Producers”) in a recurring role in season four, and will make his debut in September’s season premiere.
Lane will portray a bottom line-obsessed manager imposed on Lockhart & Gardner by the bank to cut costs and getback to fiscal health. He finds himself at odds with Will, Diane and everyone else at .
Lane is the latest in a stellar list of recurring guests for THE’s new season. Previously announced casting includes Maura Tierney, Marc Warren and Kristin Chenoweth.
THE, which stars Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award winner Julianna Margulies, is one of television’s most critically acclaimed dramas. In addition to receiving nine 2011 Primetime Emmy nominations, the most for a broadcast network series, the drama has won or been nominated for multiple awards, including the Peabody Awards, the Golden Globe Awards, the Screen Actors Guild Awards and the People’s Choice Awards. THE airs Sundays (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.