Lindsey Morgan has found a new home on the range(r).
The 29-year-old half-Mexican American actress has been cast as the female lead opposite Jared Padalecki in the CW’s Walker, a reimagining of CBS’ 1990s action/crime series Walker, Texas Ranger.
Like the original series, created by Albert S. Ruddyand Leslie Greif, the reboot will explore morality, family, and rediscovering our lost common ground.
Written and executive produced by Anna Fricke, it centers on Cordell Walker (Padalecki), a widower and father of two with his own moral code, who returns home to Austin after being undercover for two years, only to discover there’s harder work to be done at home. He’ll attempt to reconnect with his children, navigate clashes with his conservative family, and find unexpected common ground with his new partner Micki (Morgan), one of the first women in Texas Rangers’ history, while growing increasingly suspicious about the circumstances surrounding his wife’s death.
Morgan’s Micki was born and raised in San Antonio. Focused and perceptive, her family has been in Texas since before it was Texas. She’s been in the Army and on the police force and knows first-hand what it’s like to be singled out and discriminated against because of her gender.
Morgan currently portrays Raven Reyes on the CW’s The 100, which is wrapping up its seventh and final season. She’s also starred on General Hospital.