The Resident Adds Daniella Alonso for Season 2

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Daniella Alonso is headed to Fox's The Resident. 

Per TV Line, the Revolution alum has joined the cast as Zoey Barlow, a fiery "single mother whose two adopted children both have chronic illnesses."

Daniella Alonso Attends Event

Alonso has appeared in a string of hit TV shows during her time in the spotlight, such as Animal Kingdom, The Night Shift, and Criminal Minds

There has been a flurry of casting announcements for this buzzy drama ever since it was renewed for Season 2 earlier this year. 

Related: The Resident Renewed for Season 2!

Moran Atias (PR chief Renata Morali), Merrin Dungey (ex-CEO Claire Thorpe) and Melina Kanakaredes (Lane Hunter) were all confirmed to be leaving. 

That news broke around the time that The Resident Season 1 guest stars, Malcolm-Jamal Warner and Glenn Morshower landed series regular status for the sophomore run. 

Daniella Alonso attends the TNT Animal Kingdom Premiere

Jane Leeves and Jenna Dewan will also form part of the revamped cast. 

The Resident Season 1 was a hit for the network, averaging 4.5 million viewers and a 1.0 rating among adults 18-49 in live + same day figures. 

Related: Fox Fall Schedule: What's on the Move?

It achieved middling reviews when it premiered earlier this year, but it still managed to secure decent ratings. 

It will be paired with 9-1-1 in the fall. The high-octane drama was a success for Fox the moment it debuted. 

Daniella Alonso Attends Premiere

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The Resident Season 2 kicks off September 24. 

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