'Scandal' star Tony Goldwyn gets behind the camera to create 'The Divide,' a new drama series

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This image released by WeTV shows director Tony Goldwyn with actress Marin Ireland on the set of "The Divide." The series premieres Wednesday, July 16 at 9 p.m. ET. (AP Photo/WeTV)

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"It left me thinking I should quit acting and come to work with these people full-time — even though I barely knew how to work the fax machine," she says with a laugh.

For now, she's happy to play a passionate lawyer trying to find justice, while Goldwyn, on break from presidential mischief, presides over his saga of doing the right thing.

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