WAREHOUSE 13, the most successful series in the Syfy Channel’s history, has announced that Gina Torres will join Firefly alums Jewel Staite and Sean Maher as guest-stars during the second season, which kicks off in July. The show is currently in production in Toronto.
Philip Winchester (Crusoe, Alice) and Paula Garces (Defying Gravity) will also appear as guest-stars this year. Torres’ and Garces’ roles are both love interests for Pete (Eddie McClintock). Torres, who portrayed Zoe Washburne in Firefly, plays Kate, an agent from Pete’s past. Garces, who played Paula Morales in Defying Gravity and Officer Tina Hanlon in The Shield, assumes the recurring role of Kelly, a sexy, spunky headstrong veterinarian in the Warehouse town of Univille who catches Pete’s eye.
In the episode featuring Philip Winchester (Jack Chase in Alice), Pete and Myka (Joanne Kelly) discover an object in the Warehouse town of Univille is transmitting increasingly dangerous scenes from old Hollywood movies. Winchester plays 1950s matinée idol Raymond St. James, the star of these movies, in roles which include a Cowboy, a Marine, a Gladiator and a Mad Scientist.