We’ve only gotten bits and pieces of the back-story to the main characters on Fringe so far, but a new casting addition looks to be changing that. We’ll soon by meeting the sister to FBI agent Olivia Dunham (Anna Torv), reports EW.com’s Michael Ausiello, and she’ll be sticking around for awhile.
Ausiello says Ari Graynor will be playing the new character. Graynor is familiar to Sopranos Fans as Meadow’s college roommate Caitlin on and recently received a lot of great reviews for her scene stealing role as the very drunk Caroline in Nick & Norah’s Infinite Playlist.
According to Ausiello, Graynor’s character on Fringe surprises Olivia when she shows up in Boston, and ends up staying with her. Her character will also have a young daughter with her. Graynor will appear in at least three episodes of Fringe, beginning in January.