Halt and Catch Fire has added Veep star Anna Chlumsky to the AMC series’ final season
AMC announced today that Anna Chlumsky, Emmy nominated for her role on Veep, willÂ be appearing on Halt and Catch Fire’s fourth and final season this summer. Chlumsky will play Dr. Katie Herman, Chief Ontologist, said to be a crucial role in this season’s Search business venture.
Halt and Catch FireÂ chronicles the tech industry and the birth of the Internet in the 1980s and early 1990s. Anna Chlumsky joins an ensemble cast that includes Lee Pace as Joe MacMillan, Mackenzie Davis as Cameron Howe, Scoot McNairy as Gordon Clark, Kerry BishÃ© as Donna Clark and Toby Huss as John Bosworth.
“From day one on set, Anna has brought a wonderful new energy to the show that both complements and somehow even further elevates the work of our core ensemble,” saysÂ Christopher C. Rogers, the series’ creator and showrunner. “Anna brings a remarkable depth of personal experience and intention to this role, and we feel incredibly lucky to add an actress of her caliber to our palette even as we bring the series-long story of â€˜Halt and Catch Fireâ€™ to a close.”
“We are huge fans of Anna and are honored that sheâ€™s become part of the ‘Halt’ family as it enters its final chapter,” adds Christopher Cantwell, also a creator and showrunner. “Sheâ€™s transformed the character of Katie into something truly special, and itâ€™s quite a privilege to have such incredible talent bring this integral role to life. We canâ€™t wait to share her work this season with our viewers.”
The final season of the series will see theÂ Halt and Catch FireÂ characters navigating the early days of the Internet as they search for answers, both personally and professionally, while the competitive nature of the tech world continues to grow and affect their relationships.
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