The creators of the series New Amsterdam decided that the 5th season will also be the last. Despite the still fantastic viewership results, they want to end the story at the peak of popularity. So he’s not going the popular way surgeonswith no end in sight for almost two decades.
New Amsterdam – cast changes
Freema Agyeman she does not appear in season 5 in the role of Dr. Helen Sharpe, which she has played from the beginning. According to TVLine, the actress herself made the decision to leave the series. Most likely, it has to do with the desire to work on other projects. At the time of the announcement of the decision, she was filming the series in the UK, a New Amsterdam was filmed in the USA.
To fill this gap, Sandra Mae Frank, who plays Dr. Elizabeth Wilder, has been promoted to a season regular. This means that she will appear in virtually all episodes, so her role has been increased.
She also joined the cast Kathryn Prescott, known from the TV series Finding Carter. She got a recurring role, which means she will appear in most of the episodes. She will play Vanessa Bloom, the sister of Dr. Lauren Bloom. They have a very complicated relationship. Vanessa is described as a childish girl who refuses to grow up, get a job, stay sober and live by the rules.
New Amsterdam Hospital – the premiere of the 5th season in Poland on November 16 at 10:00 pm on FOX.