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Sarah Shahi to recur on 'Person of Interest'

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Sarah Shahi is going after Finch and Reese!

The former Fairly Legal star has scored a recurring guest star role on CBS’s Person of Interest, EW has learned.

She will play Shaw, a “fearless, sexy operative in a secret paramilitary organization that tracks and eliminates terrorists before they can act,” according to creator/executive producer Jonathan Nolan. “She brings to her work a yen for mayhem and a sharp, dark wit — in whatever language the locals are speaking,” he says of the character. “If James Bond and Sarah Connor had a kid, Shaw would kick its ass.”

Her multi-episode arc begins in the Feb. 21 episode, titled “Relevance,” which will be directed by Nolan.

Shahi currently recurs on Chicago Fire.


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