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Gina Torres Joins ‘9-1-1: Lone Star’ as Paramedic Who Comes Out of Retirement Due to Covid-19

Gina Torres Joins ‘9-1-1: Lone Star’ as Paramedic Who Comes Out of Retirement Due to Covid-19

“Suits” and “Pearson” alum Gina Torres has joined Fox’s “9-1-1: Lone Star” as a series regular for its upcoming second season, the broadcast network announced Thursday.

Her addition to the Rob Lowe-led “9-1-1” spinoff series marks a reunion with Tim Minear — the showrunner of both of “9-1-1” and “Lone Star” — who was a writer and executive producer on Joss Whedon’s short-lived “Firefly,” which Torres starred on alongside Nathan Fillion.

Per Fox, Torres will play paramedic captain Tommy Vega on “9-1-1: Lone Star” Season 2. Vega “was at the top of her game when she hung up her uniform to raise her twin daughters. For eight years life was great, until Covid-19 changed her life. With her husband’s restaurant going under, Tommy has no choice but to re-enter the workforce to support her family. Though it breaks her heart to be apart from her little girls, Tommy will

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