The L Word's Mia Kirshner cast in Netflix series from Damages creators


Mia Kirshner has been cast in a recurring role on Netflix's new psychological thriller. The actress - known for playing the self-absorbed Jenny Schecter in The L Word from 2004 to 2009 - becomes the latest star to join the original series from the creators of Damages.
Friday Night Lights star Kyle Chandler, Mad Men actress Linda Cardellini and Oscar winner Sissy Spacek were previously cast.
Meanwhile, Revolution's Waleed Zuaiter has signed up for the role of Major Eckhardt, an authority figure having an affair with Cardellini's character, reports Deadline. The untitled show will focus on a family torn apart by secrets after the black sheep oldest brother returns home.
Kirshner is also known for appearing on 24 as antagonist Mandy and The Vampire Diaries as Elena Gilbert's biological mother Isobel Flemming. Most recently, she has starred in Defiance and Lost Girl.