'Trophy Wife's' Malin Akerman 'was all about boys and parties'

It would be easy for Malin Akerman to play the title role of ABC's "Trophy Wife," premiering Tuesday, Sept. 24, as only a knockout blonde.She happens to be one, evidenced by her rocking a one-shouldered red jumpsuit and nude stilettos. Yet the actress gives a lot of thought to her character in the sitcom and sees Katie as more than what the title implies."She comes from a broken family," Akerman says to Zap2it. "To me, she is missing a father figure. She meets Pete. He's charming, not flaky. He's a gentleman."Bradley Whitford is Pete, a successful attorney with two ex-wives: Diane (Marcia Gay Harden), a humorless doctor and mother of their older children, and Jackie (Michaela Watkins), the New Age mom of their adopted son."I come from a broken family and a blended family, and it's so accepted now," she says. "It's almost a support system."She rattles off a list of siblings, but the familial...



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