Tag Archives: 90210

‘90210’ Alumna Joins ‘The Following’ And More Casting News

Jessica-stroup

“90210” actress is joining the cast of “The Following.”

Jessica Stroup has been cast to play Max, the niece of Ryan Hardy (Kevin Bacon), according to Entertainment Weekly. Max is described as an NYPD cop, who reconnects with Ryan and becomes a valuable ally.

Also joining the cast is Tiffany Boone. “Southland” alumna will recur as a young woman who finds herself drawn into Joe Carroll’s cult.

“The Following” returns in 2014.

More casting news…

Tatiana Maslany will guest star on “Parks and Recreation.” The “Orphan Black” actress will play Tom’s (Aziz Ansari) love interest in the forthcoming season’s fifth and sixth episode. [TVLine]

Eliza Coupe will appear on “The Millers.” The “Happy Endings” actress will recur as the ex-wife of Nate (Will Arnett). [EW]

“Suburgatory” books Geoff Pierson. Pierson will portray George’s (Jeremy Sisto) father in the forthcoming season. [TVLine]

“Breaking Bad” vet Jonathan Banks has been cast to play a Criminology college professor on “Community.” [EW]

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‘90210’ Canceled: Series Finale to Air This May

90210 Cancelled Series Finale in May

The CW is leaving “90210.”

TVLine reports, the drama series will end its five-year run this May.

“The CW has had five great seasons with America’s favorite zip code, 90210,” the network’s president Mark Pedowitz said in a statement. “I’d like to thank the talented cast, producers, and crew for all their hard work and dedication to the series. We are very proud of the West Beverly High alumni.”

The series finale is set to air May 13.

Liza Minnelli to Appear on ‘Smash’ And More Casting News

Liza Minnelli has been tapped to guest star on “Smash,” Robert Greenblatt, Chairman, NBC Entertainment, announced Tuesday.

The icon will guest-star as herself  in the upcoming season of “Smash.” Minnelli will an original song with series regular Christian Borle.

“Liza Minnelli is the essence of a multi-talented, singular show business sensation, particularly for her extraordinary contributions to Broadway,” said Greenblatt. “So what could be more fitting than to have her legendary talent on a show that celebrates a world Liza has dazzled for decades? I had the pleasure of working with Liza when we restored her landmark television special ‘Liza With a Z’ at Showtime, and to see her artistry up close and personal is a thing to behold.”

Minnelli will appear in the episode titled “The Surprise Party,” which is slated to air in Spring 2013.

“Smash” season 2 premieres on Tuesday, February 5 at 10/9c on NBC.

In other casting news…

“Fringe’s” Seth Gabel will play a “super-villain modeled after the DC Comics character Vertigo.” The site reports Gabel’s character is “Oliver’s deadliest adversary to date.” [TVLine]

New Kid Joey McIntyre has booked a guest star role on “90210.” McIntyre will guest star as an up-and-coming music manager who has some business with Dixon. [EW]

Michael Bay is stopping by “The Neighbors” as himself on the ABC’s freshman comedy series. [TVLine]

Terrell Owens is guest star as himself on “90210.” [TVLine]

Shirley Jones has been booked to appear on “Cougar Town.” “The Partridge Family” veteran will play Anne, an elderly woman who purchases Grayson’s old house. [TVLine]

English Actor Rob Kazinsky has been as a series regular on “True Blood.” The “EastEnders” alum will play a faerie, and  Sookie’s love interest. [TVLine]

‘Revolution’ Taps a ‘Taken’ Actor And More Casting News

Leland Orser joins revolution

NBC’s “Revolution” cast “Taken” and “Sons of Anarchy” actors.

According to Entertainment Weekly, Leland Orser, who starred in the “Taken” franchise has been tapped to play John Samborn on the drama series. Samborn is described as a “tense scientist who loves to build weapons.”

Meanwhile, “Sons of Anarchy” actor Patrick St. Esprit, will play a tough rebel leader, named Wayne Ramsey, EW reports.

Both actors are join the series in possible recurring roles.

“Revolution” airs Mondays, at 10 p.m. on NBC.

More casting news…

Sarah Shahi, “Fairly Legal” actress has booked a multi-episode arc on NBC’s “Chicago Fire” as Renee, a new love interest for Taylor Kinney’s character. [TV Guide]

Fred Willard is heading to “Hot In Cleveland.” Willard willcali play Dr. Thomas Hill, Georgia Engel’s character’s old love interest. [THR]

Mark Deklin (“GCB”) has been cast to replace Chris Wiehl On “Castle.” [TVLine]

Chloe Sevigny will star as a workaholic detective named Catherine on the A&E pilot “Those Who Kill.” [THR]

Grant Gustin, (“Glee”) is “90210” bound. Gustin has joined The CW drama for a multi-episode arc as Campbell, a hunky college student from a rich background. [THR]

“Dark Knight” actress Monique Curnen will play Agent Tamsin Wade, who is working in the gang division of CBI on “The Mentalist.” [EW]

Jason Beghe has joined “Last Resort.” The “Californication” actor will play an ex-Navy SEAL on the ABC drama. [THR]

‘Lost’ Alum Heads to ‘Person of Interest’ And More Casting News

Lost, Revolution, Person of Interest

“Person of Interest” casts another “Lost” alum.

Mark Pellegrino, who played Jacob on the drama series, will guest star on “Person of Interest.”

According to EW, “POI” creator Jonathan Nolan revealed at New York Comic-Con, that Pellegrino will play the head of a publishing empire on the CBS’ drama.

Pellegrino fellow “Lost” vet Michael Emerson, who played Ben Linus on “Lost” stars on the drama series.

“Person of Interest” airs Thursdays on CBS.

In other casting news…

“Supernatural” alumna Samantha Ferris has been tapped to guest-star on The CW’s freshman series “Emily Owens, M.D.” Ferris joins the drama series as the hospital lawyer Marian Erlando. [TVLine]

Kristen Hager, who played Nora, Josh’s girlfriend on “Being Human” has been bumped up to series regular.

Dave Navarro will guest star on “Sons of Anarchy” in a two-episode arc. Navarro will play a member of the Biz Lats gang, who is close to Nero. [EW]

Abbie Cobb and Zachary Ray Sherman will reprise their roles on “90210’s” 100th episode as Emily and Jasper, respectively. [Hollywoodlife]

Hal Holbrook will play neurosurgeon Arvin Wayne on the TNT new series, “Monday Mornings.” [TVLine]

“Suits” star Gina Torres is heading to NBC’s “Hannibal.”Torres will play Laurence Fishburne’s Jack Crawford wife. Torres will juggle this role with her current role on USA’s “Suits.” [TVLine]

Eric Stonestreet Joins The ‘Asylum’ And More Casting News

Eric Stonestreet American Horror Story Asylum

Emmy award-winning actor Eric Stonestreet has been cast to appear in “American Horror Story: Asylum.”

According to TVLine, the “Modern Family” star will play a killer on the upcoming season of “AHS.” The two time Emmy winning actor’s character will share a scene with Laura, Sarah Paulson’s character, but other details about his character are being kept under wraps.

“American Horror Story: Asylum” premieres Oct. 17 on FX.

More casting news…

Gugu Mbatha-Raw, who portrayed Clea, Jake’s social worker on “Touch” will not be returning to series’ forthcoming season. Apparently, Mbatha-Raw is leaving the series because she is no longer as integral to the plot as she was during the first season of the series. [Indiewire]

David Meunier, who currently stars on NBC’s “Revolution” is returning to “Justified.” Meunier has been booked to star in 10 more episodes of the upcoming season. [THR]

Taio Cruz will cameo in “90210’s” 100th episode which airs Nov.26. [TVLine]

Kathryn Hahn has been tapped to reprise her role as Jennifer Barkley, Ben’s boss on “Parks and Recreation.” [TV Guide]

Despite his breakdown on stage and checking into rehab, Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong will appear on “The Voice” as Christina Aguilera’s team mentor. [Deadline]

James Brolin Joins ‘Community’ And More Casting News

Community James Brolin

James Brolin has been cast as Jeff’s deadbeat father on “Community.”

TVLine reports, the Emmy winning actor will appear as Joel McHale’s Jeff dad on the Thanksgiving   episode of the upcoming season.

“Community” returns Fri., Oct. 19 on NBC.

In other casting news…

“True Blood” star Adina Porter is set to guest star on “Grey’s Anatomy.” The actress will play Dr. Ramsey in the second episode, which will be a flashback to how the doctors were rescued from the plane crash. [TV Guide]

“Parks and Recreation” alumna Natalie Morales has booked recurring on “90210.” [TVLine]

Sean “Diddy” Combs will guest star in the eight season of “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia.” [THR]

Hairspray actress Nikki Bonksy has joined the second season of “Smash,” with details of her character still to come. [Hollywood Life]

“Curb Your Enthusiasm” star Jeff Garlin has been cast in “Arrested Development.” Garlin will play Mort Meyers in the fourth season of the series. [Paste]

Bill Maher to Appear in ‘The Good Wife’ And More Casting News

Bill Maher has booked a role on “The Good Wife.”
The comedian and host of HBO’s “The Real Time with Bill Maher” will play himself in an episode of the upcoming season, the network announced today.
In Addition, TVLine reports, Judd Hirsch will appear as a judge on the CBS’ drama.
 

The “Numbers” alum and Maher join “TGW’ star studded guest stars: John Shea, Mike Colter, Christina Ricci, Kristin Chenoweth, Nathan Lane, Brian Dennehy, Annabella Sciorra, Maura Tierney, Amanda Peet, and Marc Warren.

The Good Wife returns Sunday, Sept. 30 at 9:30/8:30c on CBS.

More casting news…

Brain McNamara is set to guest star as a pet expo proprietor in an upcoming episode of “Bones.” [TVLine]

Britney Spears’s mentor on “The X Factor” is the Black Eyed Peas front-man will.i.am. [TVGuide]

“Brothers & Sisters” vet Gilles Marini has been promoted to series regular on ABC Family drama “Switched at Birth.” [Deadline]

Jason Lee has landed guest role on TBS comedy “Men at Work.” Lee will play the guys’ annoying co-worker  in the comedy’s sophomore season. [TV Guide]

June Diane Raphael (New Girl) has booked a recurring role as a new hire on NBC’s new comedy “Animal Practice.” [THR]

Jon Michael Hill (Detroit 187) has been made a series regular on CBS’ Sherlock drama “Elementary.” The “Detroit 187” star will play a detective in the new series. [Deadline]

R&B star Ne-Yo has landed a cameo in The CW series “90210.” [TV Guide]

Doug Jones & ‘ER’ Alums Join ‘Falling Skies’ And More Casting News

Falling Skies

“Falling Skies” season 3 doesn’t premiere until 2013 below are some interesting casting news.

According to EW, Doug Jones has been tapped to play the new humanized alien who was introduced at the second season finale of “Falling Skies.”

Also joining the cast of TNT’s Sci-fi drama are “ER” alums Gloria Reuben and Robert Sean Leonard.  Deadline reports, Leonard will portray Roger Kadar, PhD, a genius also know as “The Rat King.” Kadar runs Charleston’s power grid and lives underground with his pet rats.

Meanwhile, Gloria Reuben will play an intelligent woman with “political knowledge and experience [that] could prove extremely helpful to Tom.”

Both actors will recur in a five-episode arc of “Falling Skies”‘s upcoming season.

In other casting news…

Maulik Pancholy, who starred as Neal on “Whitney” will reprise his role as Jack Donaghy’s (Alec Baldwin) assistant Jonathan on NBC comedy series “30 Rock.” [TV Guide]

Mädchen Amick will guest-star in The CW new series “Beauty and Beast.” The “Twin Peaks” vet will play Lois, a wealthy polo-club president. [TVLine]

Denise Richards has been cast as Gwen in “90210”‘s 100th episode. Gwen is described as a “sexy West Beverly High School Alum turned wealthy socialite.” [EW]

“Tank Girl” vet Tori Petty will cross paths with Fiona and Steve as Valerie in Showtime’s “Shameless.” [TV Guide]

The Campaign star, Thomas Middleditch has been cast as Jeb, Dwight’s younger brother on “The Office, TVLine reports. In addition, Matt Jones has been tapped to play Dwight’s mysterious cousin Zeke. [THR]

‘The Office’ to End After Nine Seasons

“The West Wing” alum, Timothy Busfield has landed a guest role on Fox’s new crime drama, “The Mob Doctor.” Busfield is set to guest star as John Ellis, s a dirty congressman. Joining the TV vet in a guest role is “Friday Night Lights” alum Jurnee Smollett. She will play a pregnant prostitute. [TV Guide]

“Men at Work” has tapped Maz Jobrani (Better Off Ted) to appear as an owner of a Lebanese chicken restaurant who becomes Gibbs’ friend. [TVLine]

Brooklyn Silzer is set to Lucy, Danny and Lindsay’s daughter on “CSI: NY.” Twins Nadia and Talia Hartounian previously played Lucy. [TV Guide]

‘Step Up Revolution’ Actor Heads to ‘The Mindy Project’ & More Casting News

the mindy project

Fox’s most anticipated comedy “The Mindy Project” has cast Tommy Dewey and some NBA players.

According to TVLineStep Up Revolution actor Tommy Dewey will star as Mindy’s boyfriend, Josh Daniels. Daniels is described as a successful lawyer, who pursues things/people he likes.

Additionally EW reports, NBA Basketball players Amar’e Stoudemire, Baron Davis, and Danny Granger will guest-star as themselves on the upcoming comedy series.

“The Mindy Project” is set to premiere Sept. 25 at 9:30/8:30c on Fox.

 

In other casting news…

Sheryl Lee Ralph has been cast to play Jennifer Hudson’s mum on ‘Smash’. [Vulture]

Eleven-time Olympic medalist, Ryan Lochte will guest-star as himself in the upcoming season of “90210.” [TVLine]

Bob Odenkirk (Breaking Bad) will reprise his role as Arthur Hobbs, Marshall’s boss  on “How I Met Your Mother.” [TVLine]

“CSI: Miami” alum, Emily Procter has been cast as the New York White Collar Division’s new head, Assistant Special Agent in Charge Amanda Callaway on “White Collar.” Procter is set to appear in two episodes. [TV Guide]

Lara Jean Chorostecki (Camelot) will play Freddie Lounds, a sleazy tabloid reporter on “Hannibal.” [TVLine]

Enrique Murciano (Without a Trace) and Wendy Moniz will appear in multi-episode arcs on “666 Park Avenue.”  Murciano will portray Dr. Todd Scott, a handsome young surgeon living at The Drake. Meanwhile, Moniz (Damages) will play Ingrid, Nona’s (Samantha Jade Logan) therapist. [TV Guide]