Jenna Dewan Joins Cast of “The Resident” in Recurring Role [First Look]


Jenna Dewan is checking into the hospital—Chastain Park Memorial Hospital to be exact. The actress and mom of one is taking on a recurring role in Fox’s medical drama “The Resident.”

According to Variety, Jenna will portray Julian Lynn, a medical device rep who can charm and win over everyone she meets. A former dancer, Julian’s life was changed thanks to a medical device and she is wanting to help others do the same.

In the first look clip, Julian (Jenna) meets Devon Pravesh, played by Manish Dayal, and draws him in with her magnetic personality and ability to reveal doctors specialities just by looking at them.

This isn’t Jenna’s first foray into acting, the World of Dance host has starred in several movies as well as televisions series’ including “American Horror Story” and “Supergirl.”

Jenna makes her debut on the “The Resident” during Episode 2, airing Monday night (Oct. 1).

The Resident airs Mondays at 8 p.m. on Fox.