Her “True Blood” stint may have come to an untimely end, but that’s not stopping Jessica Tuck from staying within the supernatural genre as she’s signed on for a guest starring role in NBC’s “Grimm” as a Hexenbiest.
Per EW, Tuck will play Catherine, the mother of Adalind (Claire Coffee), in an upcoming episode titled “Love Sick,” set to air later this season.
In other casting news for the show, EW also learned that Bree Turner (who’s appeared on Fox’s “Raising Hope” and CBS’ “Rules of Engagement”) is joining the show as a recurring character. She’ll play Rosalee, a former drug addict who has been successful at staying clean. She comes from a long line of “Fuchsbau” (foxlike creatures) apothecaries (sort of like pharmacists), but she left the family business to pursue a career in the real world. She’s brought back to Portland due to some sort of tragedy. Turner will be introduced in an upcoming episode called “Island of Dreams,” whose premiere date has not yet been announced.
Inspired by Grimms’ fairy tales, “Grimm” follows Portland homicide Detective Nick Burkhardt, played by David Giuntoli, as he battles supernatural forces. Bitsie Tulloch portrays his fiancée, Juliette Silverton, with Russell Hornsby as his partner, Hank Griffin, and Silas Weir Mitchell as his confidant, Monroe. Reggie Lee and Sasha Roiz co-star. It is produced by Universal Television with Hazy Mills Prods. and GK Prods. Sean Hayes, Todd Milliner, David Greenwalt, Jim Kouf, Naren Shankar, and Norberto Barba are executive producers.
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