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Patton Oswalt and Rosemarie DeWitt join The Newsroom

Patton Oswalt

Story by Jack Foley

PATTON Oswalt and Rosemarie DeWitt have joined the second season of The Newsroom.

Oswalt will play a character named Jonas Pfeiffer, the new vp human resources at cable network Atlantic Cable News, while DeWitt will portray Rebecca Halliday, a litigator brought in to defend the network in a wrongful-termination lawsuit.

Both will be recurring characters on the Aaron Sorkin show.

The duo have previously worked together on United States of Tara, in which they played a couple.

Oswalt was recently seen on the big screen alongside Charlize Theron in Young Adult. DeWitt’s recent work includes Mad Men and The Odd Life of Timothy Green.

As yet, there is no return date confirmed for The Newsroom, which aired in the UK on Sky Atlantic.

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