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

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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]

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Little J & E Returning to the Upper East Side? And More Casting News

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The whole clan is returning to “Gossip Girl.”

It appears Taylor Momsen and Connor Paolo, who currently stars on “Revenge” are returning to “Gossip Girl” for the series finale.

Kelly Rutherford tweeted a photo of Momsen and Paolo on set.

Earlier last week, EW reported Katie Cassidy who played Juliet Sharp “Gossip Girl” will reprise her role for the series finale.

Are you excited little J, and E might be returning for the series finale?

In other casting news…

Jason Mantzoukas (“The League”) will guest-star as Haley’s new co-worker and boyfriend (sorry, Dylan) in an upcoming episode of “Modern Family.” [EW]

Olympic winner Missy Franklin will guest star as herself on an upcoming episode of “Pretty Little Liars.”

Jessica Sanchez “American Idol” runner joins “Glee” in a recurring role, with details being kept under wraps. [TVLine]

“ER” vet Ron Eldard has been tapped to recur as Colt, a violent Sergeant, who bends the rules in the military police on “Justified’s” upcoming season. [TVLine]

“Chuck” alum Vik Sahay has been cast to play Akshay Mirza, an “eco-hip head of a funeral home,” who becomes a suspect in a case on “Bones.” [TVLine]

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

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“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]

‘True Blood’ Star Heads to ‘How I Met Your Mother’ And More Casting News

“True Blood”‘s wolf will return to “How I Met Your Mother.”

TVLine reports, Joe Manganiello will reprise his role as Brad, Marshall’s law school companion on the hit comedy series.

Manganiello joins previously announced Michael Trucco and Ashley Williams for a multi-episode arc on the upcoming season of “How I Met Your Mother.”

The comedy series continues Mon., Sept. 24.

More casting news…

Derek Webster (Harry’s Law) has joined “Revolution” in a recurring role as Nicholas. Nicholas is a strong rebel leader who faces off against Miles (Billy Burke).  [EW]

Jake Lacy (Better With You) is joining “The Office”‘s upcoming ninth season as a series regular.

Gregg Henry (Hung) will play Jackson, a wealthy Southerner on ABC hit drama “Scandal.” Jillian Armenante (Judging Amy) is also joining the series as Lucas, a smart, well-spoken woman. [Deadine]

“Up All Night” has cast Sean Hayes (Will & Grace) as a guest star in a multi-episode arc as Ava’s former accompanist. NBC

Jay Karnes is headed to “Last Resort.” Karnes is set to play Secretary of Defense in the ABC drama series. [EW]

“American Horror Story” has cast Franka Potente for a two-episode arc. Potente will play a mysterious patient of the facility. [TVLine]

Laura Innes (ER) vet will guest-star in “Warehouse 13” as Emma Jinks, a woman who has been estranged from her son Steve for two years. [Huff Post TV]

Heather Locklear is joining “Hot in Cleveland.” Locklear will play Melanie (Valerie Bertinelli)’s boss in a multiple episodes arc. [TVLine]