Janet McTeer Cast in Vince Gilligan, David Shore CBS Drama ‘Battle Creek’

Janet McTeer Cast in Vince Gilligan, David Shore CBS Drama 'Battle Creek'

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McTeer will play a key member of the police department

The population of “Battle Creek” has inceased by one.

The CBS drama, from “Breaking Bad” creator Vince Gilligan and “House, M.D.” boss David Shore, has cast “The White Queen” actress Janet McTeer.

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McTeer will play Commander Guziewicz, the person in charge of the Battle Creek Police Department.

The series, created by Gilligan with Shore as a showrunner, centers on two detectives with very different world views. When they are forced to team up, they must answer the question: is cynicism, guile and deception enough to clean up the semi-mean streets of Battle Creek, Michigan in the face of a complete lack of resources; or is the exact opposite true — it takes naïveté, trust and a boatload of resources?

Also read: ‘Breaking Bad’ Creator Vince Gilligan and David Shore Land ‘Battle Creek’ Drama With CBS

McTeer joins a cast that also includes “House” alum Kal Penn, who's playing a local detective who loves being a Battle Creek cop.

The series comes from Sony Pictures Television and CBS Television Studios.

  • villagethinking

    Well, since our Chief (not Commander-that rank is a couple of steps down the ladder from Chief) retired recently, we need a new leader at the Battle Creek Police Department. This will save our city commission a lot of time and trouble. Thanks CBS for fixing things for us.

  • bC resident

    bout time battle creek hired a female police chief or (commander).