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‘Lost’ Alum Zuleikha Robinson Joins ‘The Following’ as Series Regular

The actress will be a new romantic pairing for Kevin Bacon’s Ryan Hardy on the Fox drama

True love is coming Ryan Hardy’s (Kevin Bacon) way when Fox’s “The Following” returns for Season 3.

Zuleikha Robinson boards the bloody drama as Ryan’s new girlfriend and a series regular, a show representative told TheWrap.

The cast and producers discussed Robinson’s role at San Diego Comic-Con.

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“He will truly be in a better place in his life,” Bacon said. “He’s open to real and lasting relationships. We jump ahead again and we see a man who’s a little more at peace.”

Robinson plays Ryan’s new love Gwen, an ER doctor with a seven-year-old daughter.

“Ryan is trying some domesticity,” Bacon added.

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Their relationship will be tested as an attack on New York City will cause everyone to live in fear. Can Ryan’s relationship withstand his obsession to find who’s behind the attacks on the city?

Robinson may be best known for playing Ilana Verdansky, a survivor with ulterior motives, on ABC’s “Lost.” She has also played recurring roles on “Once Upon a Time in Wonderland,” USA Network’s “Covert Affairs” and Showtime’s “Homeland,” among others.

She is represented by Gersh, Industry and attorney Howard Fishman.

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“The Following” returns for Season 3 in the midseason on Fox.