Arielle Kebbel is set for a major recurring role opposite Oliver Stark in the Fox drama series 9-1-1.
Kebbel will play Lucy Donato, an LAFD firefighter working at rival Firehouse 147, but joins 118 for a daring rescue. Lucy is super confident, fearless and is as quick to make life or death decisions as she is to speak her mind. In many ways, she’s the daredevil counterpart to Evan ‘Buck’ Buckley (Stark) of the 118.
Kebbel’s character will be introduced at the series’ spring premiere on Monday, March 21 at 8 p.m.
Created by Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk and Tim Minear, 9-1-1 explores the high-pressure experiences of police officers, firefighters, and dispatchers who are thrust into the most chilling, shocking, and heartbreaking situations. These emergency responders must try to find a balance between saving those who are most vulnerable and solving the problems of their own lives.
Angela Bassett, Peter Krause and Jennifer Love Hewitt star. In addition to Stark, Aisha Hinds, Kenneth Choi, Ryan Guzman, Rockmond Dunbar, Massiah, Marcanthonee Jon Reis, and Gavin McHugh are featured in series regular roles.
In the Fall Finals, Eddie (Guzman) was at a crossroads and his future with 118 was unclear. When the series returns this spring, Athena (Bassett), Bobby (Krause) and “speed” 118 come to the rescue to save a family whose pickup truck has been rigged with a pipe bomb that will explode if the vehicle slows down below. 55 miles per hour. Meanwhile, Eddie experiences a difficult transition to his new job, Buck (Stark) makes an impulsive decision about his relationship, and 118 welcomes two new members to the team.
9-1-1 is produced by 20th Television in association with Ryan Murphy Television and Brad Falchuk Teley-Vision. Murphy, Falchuk, and Minear also serve as executive producers and writers for the series. Bradley Buecker serves as executive producer and director of the series. Alexis Martin Woodall, Bassett, Krause, John J. Gray, Kristen Reidel and Juan Carlos Coto also serve as executive producers.
Kebbel can also be seen in the third and fourth chapters of the After series. After We Fell, currently on Netflix, and after never for director Castille London. She recently starred in NBC’s Lincoln Rhyme: The Hunt for the Bone Collector, with Russell Hornsby. She also starred in NBC Midnight, Texas. Kebbel is replaced by Gersh, Untitled Entertainment and Barry Littman at Hansen, Jacobson, Teller, Hoberman, Newman, Warren, Richman, Rush, Kaller & Gellman.