Janet McTeer has joined the cast of CBS upcoming 13 episode drama series Battle Creek, TVWise has learned.
McTeer, whose long list of TV credits includes The White Queen, Parade’s End and Damages, has been cast as Commander Guziewicz, the head of the Battle Creek Police Department. She is set to co-star alongside House alum Kal Penn, who is playing the part of Detective Ross.
Battle Creek tells the story of two very different cops, a detective and an FBI agent, who are teamed up to clean up the mean streets of Battle Creek, Michigan. The Sony Pictures Television and CBS Television Studios produced drama is written by Breaking Bad creator Vince Gilligan, who also serves as an executive producer on the series. House creator David Shore also EPs and will serve as showrunner.