'Scandal' Season 3 Premiere Date: New Cast Addition Previews Spoilers of a Dangerous Marriage, 'Army Wives' Actress Sally Pressman Joins Series Regular Scott Foley for a November Return?


We are finally days away from the "Scandal" season 3 premiere date. There are still juicy spoilers being revealed, with the latest being an additional cast member with a secret marriage that will draw in all of Washington's attention.

Let's face it, Olivia Pope and President Fitz's affair is now public, so we know this season will be extra scandalous, which is just the way we like our favorite primetime drama.

"Scandal" season 3 promises new characters, new secrets and new scandals that are sure to rock the capital, according to Latinos Post. Cast member Tony Goldwyn even promised a moment that will "break Twitter" in the upcoming season.

When it comes to cast additions, according to TVLine, "Army Wives" actress Sally Pressman will be joining the show for a multi-episode arc and will engage in a secretive and potentially dangerous marriage.

The specific details surrounding her character are uncertain, however, she's expected to make her debut in November.

In addition to Pressman's reoccurring role, Scott Foley, who plays Jake, has been promoted to a series regular.

Foley said, "I'm thrilled to join such a talented, enthusiastic and professional group of people."

He added, "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."

Foley originally joined the show towards the end of season 2 as a recurring character who became a short-lived love interest for Olivia. Their relationship quickly ended when she found out he betrayed her.

Upon his arrival to the series, Foley claimed, "There's a possibility of permanence." The actor hinted that he and the show's creator Shonda Rhimes had discussed the idea of him staying on for Season 3 in a more prominent role.

He explained, "Shonda and I have talked about something longer."

He said, "I love this show, and I'd love to be there as long as they'll have me."

"Scandal" season 3 will return to ABC on Thursday, October 3rd.

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