Staff change in The Newsroom

RosemarieDeWittThe Newsroom has found a replacement for actress Rosemarie DeWitt, who was forced to leave the series.

Her role of Rebecca Halliday will now be taken by Law & Order: SVU’s Marcia Gay Harden, after DeWitt was forced to leave due to scheduling conflicts with Mad Men.

Harden will re-shoot the scenes for the upcoming second season in the role of Rebecca, a litigator hired to defend Atlantis Cable News in a wrongful-termination lawsuit.

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