Question: Any new casting news for Scandal since Harrison left the show? —Jennifer Ausiello: This scoop is rated “T for Tentative,” but I hear the show is looking to add a new recurring character to the mix who is described in the casting notice as an African-American lawyer in his 30s to 50s. There’s no timetable for the newbie’s arrival, and the whole thing could be scrapped if Shonda Rhimes doesn’t find the right actor. (She already made it pretty clear that she’s in no rush to beef up the cast.) Also worth noting: This is not a Harrison recast.
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Delia: Anything you can tell us about how Scandal will handle Columbus Short’s exit? Wear black when you tune in for the premiere because Harrison will be long gone. “I think the key with every character’s exit on all of our shows is the writers try to find the most appropriate and interesting and phenomenal way of exiting the character,” Betsy Beers said. “I think, as a fan, they found an amazing explosive and dramatic way for him to exit.”
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