Alexi Hawley


"The Rookie" - Royally Great Mekia Cox Cast As Series Regular

“The Rookie” – The Royally Great Mekia Cox Cast As Series Regular

A new training officer is headed to The Rookie! ABC announced Wednesday that Mekia Cox will be joining the cast of The Rookie as a Season 2 series regular. Cox previously appeared as Robin Charles on Chicago Med and as Princess Tiana on Once Upon A Time. She will join The Rookie as Detective Nyla Harper, John Nolan’s (Nathan […]

"The Rookie" Season 2 Tweet - ABC Acts Like They Are New At This

“The Rookie”: eOne Afton Williamson Harassment Investigation Clears Accused [OPINION]

The company that produces ABC‘s The Rookie has released the highly-anticipated results of their investigation into the racial and sexual harassment claims of former star Afton Williamson. On Tuesday, Entertainment One (eOne) released a statement claiming that an “independent investigation” has cleared the individuals accused by Williamson, as well as the Executive Producers, of any wrongdoing. […]

"The Rookie" Season 2 Tweet - ABC Acts Like They Are New At This

“The Rookie” & Afton Williamson: ABC Acts Like They’re New at This [OPINION]

On August 14, the folks at ABC‘s The Rookie posted a new tweet for the first time since star Afton Williamson‘s August 4 allegations of racism, sexual harassment, and sexual assault against the production. The retweet – the first action on the show’s official twitter account in two weeks  is a TV Insider cast interview […]

The Rookie Faces a ‘Standoff’ in Series’ Midseason Return (VIDEO)

ABC‘s new drama series The Rookie stars Nathan Fillion as John Nolan, a 40 year old rookie police officer with the Los Angeles Police Department. Nolan and his fellow rookies Jackson West (Titus Makin Jr.) and Lucy Chen (Melissa O’Neil) have to learn their jobs, try not to piss off their training officers, and get past their […]

ABC’s Rookie Preview Highlights Nathan Fillion’s Nervous “New Blood” Cop

Following up on yesterday’s official announcement that Castle executive producer/co-showrunner Alexi Hawley‘s light crime drama series The Rookie has received a series order, ABC is sharing a teaser look at the upcoming Nathan Fillion (Castle, Firefly) series. Written by Hawley and directed by Liz Friedlander, the project was the subject of a “competitive situation” that resulted in […]

Nathan Fillion’s ‘The Rookie’ Gets Its Series Start at ABC

Castle fans barely had time to mourn the loss of star Nathan Fillion‘s presence from their ABC screens (there was Modern Family, but that wasn’t the same…) before today’s news that the network has given a formal series order to Castle executive producer/co-showrunner Alexi Hawley‘s light crime drama series The Rookie. Written by Hawley and directed […]

The Rookie: Ray Donovan’s Alyssa Diaz Joins ABC Drama Series

The precinct at ABC‘s The Rookie continues to get crowded, with word that Ray Donovan‘s Alyssa Diaz has been charged as a series regular in the light crime drama series. Written by former Castle executive producer/co-showrunner Alexi Hawley and executive produced by series star Nathan Fillion (Castle), the Mark Gordon/Entertainment One and ABC Studios production also […]