Grace Gummer Joins The Newsroom

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Grace Gummer has landed a recurring role on HBO's The Newsroom, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Gummer, the 26-year-old daughter of Meryl Streep, will play Hallie Shea, a reporter who is embedded with the Mitt Romney campaign. She joins Rosemarie DeWitt and Patton Oswalt, who have previously been cast for the show's second season

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Gummer starred on the Nickelodeon series Gigantic and guest-starred on NBC's Smash last season. Her sister, Mamie Gummer, stars on The CW's Emily Owens, M.D.

Watch our interview with Grace Gummer, who talks about growing up the daughter of an Oscar-winning actress:

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