July 02, 2012 05:02:28 GMT
The Dr. Juliet Burke of the supernatural drama series will play Rachel Matheson, the mother of the two young leads on the upcoming NBC sci-fi show.
"Revolution" will reunite Elizabeth Mitchell with J.J. Abrams. The actress, who played Dr. Juliet Burke on "Lost" which was co-created by Abrams, has landed a regular role on his upcoming show.
The 34-year-old beauty will portray Rachel Matheson, the mother of Charlie (Tracy Spiridakos) and Danny (Graham Rogers) who embark on a dangerous journey after the world was suddenly thrust back into the dark ages without electricity.
Rachel is described as a beautiful and warm parent who's terrified of the ordeal that her children will face as they navigate the dystopian world. The character will appear in flashbacks and was previously portrayed by Andrea Roth in the pilot.
Prior to Mitchell's casting, the upcoming NBC fall series added Daniella Alonso as a regular cast member. Billy Burke, Anna Lise Phillips, Giancarlo Esposito, J. D. Pardo and Zak Orth are among other actors supporting the sci-fi series, which will premiere Monday, September 17 at 10 P.M. ET.