Nestor Carbonell and Mike Vogel have joined A&E’s upcoming series “Bates Motel.”
“Lost” alum Carbonell, who played a FBI agent on The CW’s short-lived “Ringer” has joined “Bates Motel” in a recurring role. Carbonell will play Sheriff Royce Romero.
Meanwhile,”Pan Am’s” handsome pilot Vogel will play Deputy Zach Shelby, an intelligent sociopath.
The duo join the growing cast of Vera Farmiga, Freddie Highmore, Max Thieriot, Nicola Peltz and Olivia Cooke.
In other casting news…
Ellen Greene (“Pushing Daisies”) is set to recur as Mrs. Komeda, a novelist and member of Boston’s cultural elite in NBC’s “Hannibal.” [TVLine]
Stephen Collins (“7th Heaven”) has been cast as “Falling Skies” pre-alien president. Collins will play Benjamin Hathaway and will appear in the fourth episode of the upcoming third season. [TV Guide]
Colin O’Donoghue has been bumped up to a series regular on “Once Upon A Time.” O’Donoghue plays Captain Hook on the series. [EW]
Pamela Adlon (“Californicatiom”) has joined “Parenthood” in a two-episode arc. Adlon has been tapped to play Marlana, a rude woman who moves into the building next to the Braverman brothers’ music studio. [TVLine]
Eric Edelstein and Maile Flanagan have been cast on Showtime’s “Shameless.” Edelstein has been tapped to play Bobby Mallison, a seemingly polite manager of a grocery store who makes absurd demands of his female employees. While, Flanagan will play Connie, a Mid-Western co-worker at a company where Fiona works. [Deadline]