Denise Richards To Take On ABC Family’s ‘Socio’

Anger Management (FX) Charlie Tries to Prove Therapy is Legit Episode 5

Actress Denise Richards (Two and a Half Men) has been cast in the surprisingly dark ABC Family pilot Socio. The actress is scheduled to play the character Karen Ryder, the mother of an adolescent killer, Danny, who returns home after serving time for the death of his aunt.

Her character is described as the town’s socialite until her son returns home amid gossip, rumors and scared residents. Things only escalate for the family when another student turns up dead, drawing all eyes to Danny, now a suspect. Also cast in the upcoming drama ‘Socio’ is actors Kimberly Quinn (House), Avan Jogia (Victorious), Maddie Hasson (The Finder) and Kylie Bunbury (The Sitter). The new project is currently in the pre-production phase.

Richards boasts both television and film credits that includes ‘Anger Management’, the comedy movie ‘Madea’s Witness Protection, ‘Blue Lagoon: The Awakening’, USA’s ‘Blue Mountain State’, ‘Jolene’, ‘Secrets of a Small Town’ and ‘Sex, Love & Secrets’. She also appeared over the years in ‘Good Advice’, ‘Valentine’, Spin City’, ‘919 Fifth Avenue’, ‘Undercover Brother’ and more.

What do you think ABC Family fans? Are you excited to see Richards returning to television in a regular role? What about ABC Family’s ‘Socio’? Leave us your comments below.