Former Parks and Rec star takes his talents to Angels Memorial.
It was announced on Tuesday from TVLine, that Rob Lowe will be joining the CBS retooling of Code Black as the medical drama's new co-lead.
Lowe, who's been fresh off his one and done run on Fox's The Grinder, will be playing Colonel Ethan Willis, a doctor in the U.S. Military's prestigious Combat Casualty Care research program who has been pulled out of a combat hospital in Afghanistan and embedded at Angles Memorial to teach what the military has learned about combat medicine.
His aggressive, role-breaking style is greeted enthusiastically by Dr. Leanne Rorish (Played by Marcia Gay Harden), but not by all the other doctors and nurses.
This isn't Lowe's first medical drama as he made his MD round on CBS back in 2004 as the star of a short lived series Dr. Vegas.
Lowe's casting is part of a big Season 2 overhaul on Code Black. Already the series as added Heroes alum Noah-Gray-Cabey, Flesh and Bone star Emily Tyra and One Life to Live alum Nafessa Williams in recurring roles. Lowe and others are intended to help fill the void that was left by the departing of series regulars Bonnie Somerville (Christa) and Raza Jaffrey (NEal).
You can look forward to seeing Lowe's Dr. Willis to make his Angels debut in season 2 of Code Place when it peremieres on Wednesday, Sept. 28th at 10/9c on CBS.