‘Parenthood’ Alum Peter Krause Set to Star in Shonda Rhimes’ ‘The Catch’

Peter Krause The Catch
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After recasting two major roles in “The Catch,” Shondaland has found its next leading man in Peter KrauseVariety has learned.

The “Parenthood” alum fills the role of Kieran Booth, taking the place of Damon Dayoub, who was the original male lead in the pilot.

Krause will co-star opposite Mireille Enos, playing Kieran, a successful, longtime conman who lives the good life with other people’s money. He’s the best at what he does, but may have met his match in successful fraud investigator, Alice Vaughan (Enos). The thriller revolves around Enos’ character, who’s about to be the victim of fraud herself by her fiancé. Between her cases, she is determined to find him before it ruins her career.

The role of Zoe, played by “One Tree Hill” alum Bethany Joy Lenz in the pilot, is also being recast and has yet to be filled by another actress.

The series, set for midseason on ABC, was written by Jennifer Schuur and hails from Shonda Rhimes and Betsy Beers. All three serve as exec producers with Julie Anne Robinson. “The Catch” is produced by ABC Studios.

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  1. glenda says:

    I LOVE this show, I love Krause and Enos together. They did a great job on recasting for Kieren and the Zoe part. When I saw this was Shonda’s show I knew it had to be good. I hope it stays on a long time. Enos is such a good actress, she is so pretty and I love her voice.

  2. Lana Lou says:

    I totally agree with Jessalyn & Betsy!! This guy Krause is a big DUD and totally unbelievable as a suave con man. I love Mireille since The Killing. She will be wasted in this sure flop.

  3. they replaced damon dayoub with him?

  4. Betsy Darwin says:

    Worst recasting EVER. I was interested. Not anymore. You really needed to go the standard White Guy 10 Years Older route? Gross. He’s not even attractive.

  5. ex360 says:

    Oh, Nate. You’re so much better than that.
    Shona’s soapiness is beneath you.

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