Mary McDonnell Savors her Star Role, but Must Work to Reshape it, in ‘Major Crimes’

The press coverage for season two begins early, with this great article in the New York Daily News:

sharonMillions dream of becoming the star of a major network drama, but for one actress, the dream come true led to some bittersweet moments.

With the first season of “Major Crimes” under her belt, two-time Oscar nominee Mary McDonnell is now the star of one TNT’s most-watched dramas. But she’s working hard behind the scenes to transform her role from being a part-time pain in the neck into full-time fan favorite by next summer.

“There are moments when I’ve gone, ‘What have I gotten myself into?” McDonnell says. “It was a bit frightening at times.”

Read the whole article here.