Linda Hamilton for Chuck cast

Terminator's Linda Hamilton is joining Chuck, to play his long-missing mother of Chuck in a recurring guest role.

Terminator‘s Linda Hamilton is joining Chuck, to play Mary Bartowski, the long-missing mother of Chuck (Zachary Levi) and Ellie (Sarah Lancaster) in a recurring guest role.

Executive producer Josh Schwartz at a Comic-Con panel said the casting was inspired by fan suggestions online.

“She’s been such an icon as an action-female badass mom,” Schwartz says. “The fans put it out there, and she heard about it, and was like, ‘I heard I’m Chuck’s mom.’

“It’s going to be a huge part of the (4th) season, the search for mom, it’s going to drive so much of season four,” Schwartz said. “Chuck and Morgan are going to be a pretty bad but good spy team.”

Hamilton will be briefly introduced in the next season opener. And Isaiah Mustafa (aka “The Old Spice Guy”) will also guest star.

The third season begins on FOX8 this Thursday at 7:30pm.

Source: Hollywood Reporter

5 Responses

  1. Who cares.. I’m too cheap for pay tv and nine has stuck this on at about 2 am on a thursday morning. I did like the show though. But i guess more people want to watch bachelor etc

  2. But we know who she will play.

    I loved being surprised the first time I saw Scott Bakula as his father.

    Either way I think it’s a great choice.

    FYI I just found out some casting news for Parenthood S2.

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