'Necessary Roughness': Callie Thorne talks Dr. Dani, a possible love triangle and guest stars


Watch out, leading men of USA Network. Callie Thorne is coming through.Thorne stars as psychotherapist Dr. Danielle Santino in USA's new summer series "Necessary Roughness," premiering Wednesday, June 29. Dr. Dani's life unravels after she find her husband cheating and must tackle single parenthood. She takes on the challenge of rehabilitating a football player (played by "True Blood's" Mehcad Brooks) whose misbehavior off the field threatens his career. Soon, she becomes the go-to therapist for other high profile athletes.The show is actually inspired by the real life story of Dr. Donna Dannenfelser, the show's supervising producer."It wasn't so much about research and researching her actual history," Thorne explains. "What was important to me mostly was I just wanted to soak up her spirit because I think that's partly what makes her so extraordinary and her story so extraordinary."Thorne continues, "You know though the show isn't a documentary, it's a show that is inspired by her. It's still very important to me...



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