suits season 4 melanie papalia cast gi 'Suits' Season 4: 'The Newsroom's' Melanie Papalia will be Mike's new Donna

There will be many changes in “Suits” Season 4, and one of them is the casting of Melanie Papalia (“The Newsroom”) as a recurring guest star.

Papalia will play Mike’s executive secretary at his new job as an investment banker for Jonathan Sidwell. Described as bright and quick-witted, the secretary develops a quick rapport with Mike and helps him with both personal and professional problems.

Essentially, Papalia will be “his equivalent of Donna, whatever that means,” as series executive producer Aaron Korsh puts it in an interview with

In addition to guest-starring as Aubrey Lyons on “The Newsroom,” Papalia has appeared on “Painkiller Jane,” “Aliens in America,” “The Assistants” and “Endgame.” She joins DB Woodside, Michael Gross and Brendan Hines as a recurring guest star in “Suits” Season 4.

New episodes of the show are expected to premiere in the summer of 2014.

Posted by:Laurel Brown