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‘The Girls On The Bus’ Adds CNN’s Abby Phillip As Consultant, Brandon Scott As Series Regular; Griffin Dunne Among 7 Set To Recur

‘The Girls On The Bus’ Adds CNN’s Abby Phillip As Consultant, Brandon Scott As Series Regular; Griffin Dunne Among 7 Set To Recur

Exclusive: The Girls on the Bus, Warner Bros. TV’s upcoming HBO Max series about female political reporters on a presidential campaign trail, has tapped Abby Phillip, senior political correspondent and anchor of Inside Politics Sunday at Wbd corporate sibling CNN, as a consultant.

Additionally, Brandon Scott has been cast as a series regular opposite Melissa Benoist, Natasha Behnam and Christina Elmore. This Is Us alum Griffin Dunne has joined Scott Foley on the list of recurring players for the Berlanti Prods. series alongside Leslie Fray (Reacher), Pj Sosco (Chicago Med) as famed gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson, Becky Ann Baker (Girls), Kyle Vincent Terry (Power Book II: Ghost), Tala Ashe (DC’s Legends of Tomorrow) and Richard Bekins (Armageddon Time).

The Girls on the Bus, from writers Amy Chozick and Julie Plec, is inspired by a chapter in Chozick’s book Chasing Hillary.

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