'Rookie Blue's' Missy Peregrym on 'NYC 22': 'Definitely similarities'


"I'm not interested in slamming that show," says ABC "Rookie Blue" regular Missy Peregrym, though she allows CBS' new Sunday police drama "NYC 22" feels familiar. "I wanted to see what it was, and there were definitely similarities," the actress tells Zap2it. "Leelee Sobieski reminded me of Charlotte (Sullivan, alias Gail Peck on 'Rookie Blue'); Sanchez (played by Judy Marte) kind of reminded me of Andy, except she's a bit harder; and then, there's the Ben Bass kind of character." Bass plays Sam Swarek -- "Rookie" love interest of Peregrym's Andy McNally -- on the Canadian-made show set for its Season 3 launch Thursday, May 24, on ABC."At the end of the day, it's really, really difficult to make a brand-new show," reasons Peregrym, "to write a pilot where you have to introduce characters and everyone has to kind of be dynamic and have something different for themselves. That's just the way that you tell...



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