‘Revenge’ Casts Jennifer Jason Leigh as Emily’s Mother and More Casting News

Jennifer Jason Leigh has landed the role of Emily’s not-so dead mother.

Related: ‘Revenge’: Emily Throne Gets a Blast From the Past

The actress currently recurring on ‘Weeds’ will recur on the ABC’s hit series. Leigh’s character has some deep psychological issues and damage. Emily’s mother is also dangerous.

Revenge returns Sundays 9/8c on ABC.

More casting news…

Comic actor Patton Oswalt to guest star in Episodes 14 and 15 of “White Collar” as a notorious and quirky smuggler who comes at a price. While Sonja Sohn (Body of Proof) will recur as a high-level CIA director, starting with episode 13. [EW]

Grace Phipps (Nine Lives of Chloe King) has landed a recurring role in CW’s Vampire series. The actress will play April, a 16-year old, who has a history with Jeremy and Elena. Phipps will make her first appearance in the second episode of the forthcoming season, EW.com reports.

Another doctor is joining Seattle Grace. “True Blood”‘s recurring actor Camilla Luddington will play a doctor in a recurring role on “Grey’s Anatomy.” The role has an option of becoming a series regular, Deadline reports.

TVLine reports Megalyn Echikunwoke will play Riley, the daughter of and ambassador in CBS’ freshman series, “Made in Jersey.”

U.S. senators John McCain, (Arizona) Barbara Boxer, (California) and Olympia Snowe (Maine) will appear for a cameo in an episode of the upcoming season of “Parks and Recreation,” which premieres Thurs., Sept. 20 on NBC.

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