Shalita Grant who is known for her work on NCIS: New Orleans will have a recurring part on Netflix’s Zombie-filled comedy. Grant will work with Santa Clarita Diet stars Drew Barrymore and Timothy Olyphant in the soon-to-be-released 3rd season of the series.
In her role on Santa Clarita Diet, Grant is Tess Rogers, an agent with the FBI who is looking into the explosion of a fracking site. Little does Rogers know that Abby played by Liv Hewson, the daughter of Sheila and Joel and her neighbor Eric, Skyler Gisondo, set off in protest.
Santa Clarita Diet tells the story of a quite dull, suburban couple of Joel and Sheila and their daughter Abby. Their lives changed after Sheila eats some infected clams and ends up turning into a zombie. This huge shift ends up turning their lives upside down leaving them with more than one dead body to deal with.
The showrunner and executive producer is creator, Victor Fresco. It is produced through Barrymore’s production company, Flower Films. She serves as an EP as well joined by Olyphant, Kaplan, Katsky. Chris Miller and Ember Truesdell of Flower Films are executive producers with Nancy Juvonen as a producer.
Known for her work as ATF agent Sonja Percy on NCIS from season 1 as a season regular for the following three seasons on the CBS drama. Grant is also known for her work on NCIS: Criminal Investigative Service, Bones and Mercy Street. Grant is repped by APA and D2 Management.