via press release:
IT’S THE MORNING AFTER FOR CASTLE & BECKETT,
AS SEASON 5 OF “CASTLE” GETS UNDERWAY, SEPTEMBER 24 ON ABC
“After the Storm” – After four seasons of “will they” or “won’t they,” Richard Castle and Kate Beckett finally gave in to their feelings for each other in the much anticipated Season 4 finale. Season 5 picks up on the proverbial morning after, with Castle and Beckett facing new questions — Was this a one-time fling, or are they now a couple? But before they find the answers, they must take on the forces responsible for Beckett’s mother’s murder that now threaten Kate Beckett’s life. The Season 5 premiere of “Castle” airs MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 24 (10:01-11:00 p.m. ET) on the ABC Television Network. Also in the episode, Jack Coleman (“Heroes”) guest stars as a well-liked U.S. Senator who finds himself in conflict with Beckett.
“Castle” stars Nathan Fillion as Richard Castle, Stana Katic as NYPD Detective Kate Beckett, Susan Sullivan as Martha Rodgers, Molly Quinn as Alexis Castle, Penny Johnson Jerald as NYPD Captain Victoria Gates, Tamala Jones as Medical Examiner Lanie Parish, Jon Huertas as NYPD Detective Javier Esposito, and Seamus Dever as NYPD Detective Kevin Ryan.
Guest Cast: Jack Coleman as Senator Bracken, Tahmoh Penikett as Cole Maddox, Maurice Warfield as Vice President Russell, Geoff Pierson as Mr. Smith.
“After the Storm” was written by David Amann and directed by Rob Bowman.
“Castle” is produced by ABC Studios. Andrew Marlowe serves as executive producer/writer, along with executive producers Rob Bowman, David Amann, Laurie Zaks and Armyan Bernstein.