Scott Foley Gets More Scandalous

If you’re a hardcore Gladiator like myself, this bit of news should excite you. is reporting that Scott Foley has been promoted to a series regular for Scandal‘s third season. AMAZING. Guess that means Foley’s other gig, FOX’s The Goodwin Games, is pretty much dead in the water. Call me crazy, but I kinda enjoy it. Foley and Becki Newton (Ugly Betty) on the same show. It doesn’t get much better than that.

With Foley’s promotion, this clearly means he’s not stuck in “the hole” for too long. If you recall, on the season finale he was being punished for saving Olivia Pope’s life (Kerry Washington) and tossed in small dungeon. With his character sticking around, fingers crossed that Olivia and him pursue a relationship. Love them together.

“I’m thrilled to join such a talented, enthusiastic and professional group of people,” Foley said in a statement. “Shonda and company have created a troupe of layered complex characters and to be able to be part of that is both exciting and humbling.”

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  • stranded

    Aww. I saw the first Goodwin Games, I wasn’t impressed by it. I saw this past week’s episode, it was pretty funny. There’s something about the show that’s not meshing very well. The three actors don’t come off as siblings. They’re funny, but there’s no familial chemistry.