Michael Michele has been cast to play Senator Elyse Hargrove in the Delirium TV Pilot!
Lauren Oliver announced via her Tumblr blog that the position of Senator Hargrove has been filled by Michael Michele.
Michael Michele is famous for playing Dr. Cleo Finch on the medical drama ER and Det. Rene Sheppard on the police procedural Homicide: Life on the Street.
In the Delirium novels Fred Hargrove’s father is the senator, the TV series have altered this and instead will portray Fred’s mother as the senator.
Deadline described her character as;
“an ambitious widow with three children and Presidential aspirations who has a growing opposition to the political insurrection”
What are your thoughts on this casting and the change of father to mother? Leave your thoughts in the comments!