Mia Maestro Joins The Cast of ‘Scandal’


Argentine actress and singer-songwriter Mia Maestro will be heating up the dramatic world of Olivia Pope on Season 5 of Scandal. Maestro joins the cast as a “major reoccurring role,” but creator Shonda Rhimes is keeping mum on exactly what her character will bring to the series.

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The Strain alumna has a knack for making grand appearances on television. Prior to her gig with ABC’s addictive horror drama, she appeared on TV series like Alias, Hannibal and White Collar.

The vivacious, crisis-resolver Kerry Washington returns with her gladiators Sept. 24 at 9/8c.