USA Network is adding to the cast of Suits.
Christina Cole has landed a recurring role as a potential love interest for Harvey Specter (Gabriel Macht) on the fifth season of the network’s legal dramedy, which hails from Aaron Korsh and USA’s sister studio Universal Cable Productions.
The fifth season of Suits opens Pearson Specter Litt has scored a hard-fought victory, but the fight has left the firm shaken. Although she avoided jail time, Donna (Sarah Rafferty) has left Harvey (Gabriel Macht), after more than a decade of working together. She is now working for his long-time rival Louis (Rick Hoffman).
Cole will play Dr. Paula Agard, a Harvard-educated psychiatrist specializing in high-end corporate consulting. The character. who will first appear in the fifth season premiere, is described as being a “perfect match for Harvey” and the two of them will play a game of cat and mouse throughout the season
The actress, repped by Conway Van Gelder Grant and ICM Partners, is best known for her series regular role as Adele Ferrer on CBS’ shortlived CIA drama CHAOS. More recently she played Louisa Tilton in ABC’s eight episode limited series The Assets, which recounted the true story of the agency’s hunt for Soviet mole Aldrich Ames.