'The Americans' Season 2 promotes Annet Mahendru and Alison Wright: Nina and Martha will be regulars

Get ready to see a lot more of Russian double agents and love-starved secretaries in "The Americans" Season 2. Annet Mahendru and Alison Wright have both been promoted to series regulars on FX's Cold War-espionage drama.Mahendru plays Nina, the "legal" KGB spy turned by Stan Beeman (Noah Emmerich) at the beginning of Season 1. By the end of the season, however, the beautiful Nina had turned the tables again, confessing her sins to the KGB rezident and becoming a double agent. Her spying -- and her personal relationship with the married Stan -- are likely to be a major feature of "The Americans" in Season 2.Wright plays Martha, the FBI secretary seduced and then married by "Clark" -- the identity assumed by KGB agent Philip Jennings (Matthew Rhys) in order to get intelligence out of her. Oblivious to Clark's manipulation and tragically happy in her new relationship, Martha will go into Season 2 as a...



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