Matt Damon is heading to “House of Lies.”
The Promise Land actor will play himself in an episode on the Showtime series, Showtime Entertainment president David Nevins announced Saturday at the TCA winter press tour.
Damon will seek the help of Marty (Cheadle) and his team in setting up a charitable organization to compete with George Clooney.
“House of Lies” season 2 premieres Sun. Jan., 13 on Showtime.
More casting news…
“All My Children” vet Jesse McCartney has been tapped to recur in the forthcoming season of “Army Wives.” McCartney has been cast to play Private Tim Truman, enthusiastic young soldier and husband to Elle McLemore’s Holly Truman. [THR]
Mike Tyson will appear in an upcoming episode of “Law & Order: SVU.” Tyson will play Reggie Rhodes, “a murderer on death row who is also the victim of a difficult childhood.” [Deadline]
Emmy Winner Jaime Pressly has been cast to play Angus T Jones’ love interest on “Two and a Half Men.” [Deadline]
Allison Williams, “Girls” actress is stopping by “The Mindy Project.” Williams will play Chris Messina’s love interest Jillian in a multi-episode arc. [ TVLine]