ROB MORROW AND KELLI WILLIAMS GUEST STAR
ON THIS SEASON OF ABC FAMILY'S
AWARD-WINNING DRAMA SERIES "THE FOSTERS"
Burbank, CA (September 30, 2015) - ABC Family has cast Kelli Williams ("Detective McLean: Ties That Bind," "Army Wives") and Rob Morrow ("Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll," upcoming "American Crime Story: The People v O.J. Simpson,") in recurring guest-star roles on the hit drama series "The Fosters." Williams will play "Justina," a well-connected foster-care specialist who proposes a significant investment in Callie's "Fost and Found" website. Morrow is cast as "Will," a liberal-minded free-spirit who is introduced to the Adams Foster family through Stef's mom, Sharon, played by Annie Potts ("Any Day Now"). "The Fosters" started production on the second half of the third season today in Los Angeles.
"The Fosters" is a compelling, one-hour drama about a multi-ethnic family mix of foster and biological kids being raised by two moms. Stef Adams Foster, a dedicated police officer, and her wife Lena Adams Foster, a school Vice Principal, have built a close-knit, loving family with Stef's biological son from a previous marriage, Brandon, and their adopted twins, Mariana and Jesus. Recently added to the mix are their newly adopted daughter, Callie, and her brother Jude.
Winner of a Television Academy Honors Award and GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Drama Series, "The Fosters" is executive-produced by Jennifer Lopez, ("American Idol," "What to Expect When You're Expecting," "The Back-Up Plan") and created by Bradley Bredeweg and Peter Paige ("Queer As Folk"), who also serve as executive producers and writers, along with Joanna Johnson ("The Bold and the Beautiful", "Hope & Faith"). "The Fosters" stars Teri Polo ("Meet the Parents") as Stef Adams Foster, Sherri Saum ("In Treatment") as Lena Adams Foster, Hayden Byerly ("Parenthood") as Jude Adams Foster, Noah Centineo ("How to Build a Better Boy") as Jesus Adams Foster, David Lambert ("Aaron Stone") as Brandon Foster, Maia Mitchell ("Teen Beach Movie") as Callie Adams Foster, Danny Nucci ("Titanic") as Mike Foster and Cierra Ramirez ("The Secret Life of the American Teenager") as Mariana Adams Foster. Greg Gugliotta, Elaine Goldsmith Thomas, and Benny Medina also serve as executive producers. The series is produced by Nuyorican Productions, Inc. in association with ABC Family.
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