“Arrow” has recruited Alex Kingston for a mother role.
The “ER” veteran has been cast to guest star in a recurring role on The CW’s freshman drama. Kingston will play Dinah Lance, Laurel’s (Katie Cassidy) mother.
According to EW, Dinah is set to return to Starling City to make amends with the family she abandoned after the death of her other daughter.
More casting news….
“Shameless” actor Steve Howey is heading to “New Girl.” Howey has been cast to guest star as Jax McTavish, an intense professional football player, who is interviewed by Winston. [TVLine]
Hip-hop star 2 Chainz is guest star as himself on “2 Broke Girls.” The girls will meet the rapper while taking a rare flight on a private plane. [EW]
“My Name is Earl” alums stop by “Raising Hope.” Jason Lee, Jaime Pressly, Ethan Suplee, Nadine Velazquez and Abdoulaye N’Gom will appear in the Fox comedy for an upcoming episode. Lee, Pressly and Suplee will reprise their Season 1 roles as aging rocker Smokey Floyd, and Burt and Virginia’s crazy neighbors Donna and Andrew, respectively. [TVLine]