Campbell Scott and Martin Short Join Damages


FX’s legal thriller “Damages” is adding four actors to its cast with Campbell Scott and Martin Short signing on as series regulars, and Lily Tomlin and Keith Carradine joining as special guest stars for the upcoming season premiering in January. Production of the show’s 13-episode third season begins tomorrow in New York.

For the second consecutive year, “Damages” received seven Emmy Award nominations and Glenn Close won the Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series.

Scott, Short, Tomlin and Carradine join returning stars Close, Rose Byrne and Tate Donovan.

Other actors who will appear in the upcoming season of “Damages” include Ebon Moss-Bachrach (“John Adams”), Michael Gaston (“Fringe”) and Darren Goldstein who appeared in the show’s inaugural season as Chris Sharp.

“Damages” is produced by Sony Pictures Television and FX Productions. “Damages” is executive produced by Todd A. Kessler, Glenn Kessler and Daniel Zelman, co-executive produced by Aaron Zelman, and produced by Mark A. Baker.