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Zoe Saldana Joins ‘Rosemary’s Baby,’ ‘Lost’ to Reunite at PaleyFest And More!

Zoe Saldana joins Rosemary's Baby

Zoe Saldana has been cast to play Rosemary in NBC’s four-hour miniseries “Rosemary’s Baby.”  [TV Guide]

The cast of “Lost” will reunite during PaleyFest 2014 later this year. Check out the full schedule here.

Aisha Tyler, “The Talk” co-host will guest star on “Modern Family” as former law school classmate of Mitchell (Jesse Tyler Ferguson) who runs the legal aid society. [EW]

The cast of “Modern Family” is heading to Australia. The cast, crew and showrunner Steven Levitan are going to Australia to film a vacation episode which will feature a kangaroo, a koala and a boomeran, is slated to air in late spring. [TVLine]

NBC orders Craig Robinson’s comedy series. The sitcom has been given a six-episode order, which will follow a musician, played Robinson who gets a job as a music teacher at a middle school.

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‘Revolution’ Casts Rachel’s Dad And More Casting News

Stephen Collins Heads to Revolution

“7th Heaven” alum joins the “Revolution.”

According to TVLine, Stephen Collins has been cast to play Rachel’s father on “Revolution.”

“[He] brings an entirely new perspective on her, her upbringing,” executive producer Rockne S. O’Bannon told TVGuide during Comic-con. “He’s a very important part of the world we got to inhabit in the first part of the season.”

Meanwhile, Nicole Ari Parker has been booked in a recurring role as a “bright” Secretary Justine Allenford, according to Deadline.

“Revolution” returns Wed.,  Sept. 25 at 8/7c.

More casting news…

Naveen Andrews has been cast in a recurring role. “Lost” alum will play Jafar, the villain in Disney’s 1992 film Aladdin in “Once Upon A Time In Wonderland.”

“Alias” alum Michael Vartan will play Norma’s romantic interest for “Bates Motel” forthcoming season in a recurring role.  [TVLine]

Sean Maguire has been cast to replace Tom Ellis as Robin Hood on “Once Upon A Time.”  [EW]

Amy Acker, who stars as Roots has been promoted to series regular ahead of “Person of Interest’s” season 3. [EW]

Michelle Forbes, “‘The Killing” vet will recur on “Chicago Fire.” Forbes will play Gail McLeod, a high-ranking consultant with the State Fire Marshal’s office. [TVLine.]

Cote de Pablo Leaving ‘NCIS’ And More Casting News

cote de palo

Cote De Pablo is leaving “NCIS.”

The actress, who plays Ziva David on “NCIS” will not return as a series regular for Season 11.

De Pablo said in a statement, “I’ve had 8 great years with “NCIS” and Ziva David. I have huge respect and affection for Mark, Gary, Michael, David, Rocky, Pauley, Brian, Sean, all of the team and CBS. I look forward to finishing Ziva’s story.”

“We respect Cote’s decision, thank her for being an important part of the NCIS team, and for eight terrific years playing Ziva David,” CBS said in a statement. “Cote and CBS share a great respect for the NCIS audience, and we look forward to working with her and the producers on appropriate closure in this chapter of Ziva’s story.”

Will you miss Ziva?

More casting news…

“Lost” alumna Sonya Walger has been cast as Meredith in a recurring role on “Parenthood.” Meredith is described as a sexy, confident fireball of an architect who is working with Sam Jaeger’s Joel on a two-year project. Additionally, Matt Lauria, who plays Army vet Ryan is set to return during the upcoming season. [EW]

Summer Glau will recur as an adversary for Oliver Queen on “Arrow.” Glau will play “the enigmatically beautiful and professionally dangerous Isabel Rochev, Vice President of Aquisitions of Stellmoor International, a company looking to take over Queen Consolidated.” [TVLine]

“House of Lies” star Kristen Bell is heading to “Parks and Recreation.” Bell will guest-star in an upcoming episode as Ingrid, a snooty City Councilwoman from Eagleton. [EW]

‘Southland’ Books Anthony Ruivivar & Annie Monroe And More Casting News

“Southland” is adding Anthony Ruivivar and Annie Monroe.

Ruivivar and Monroe have been cast to appear in the drama series upcoming fifth season, according to Deadline.

“Major Crimes'” actor Ruivivar will play Lucero in a recurring role. Lucero is described as “veteran Los Angeles police officer and a Mexican American born and raised in East Los Angeles.”

Meanwhile, Monroe has been booked to play a love interest for Ben McKenzie’s Ben Sherman.

More casting news…

David Zayas to guest star on Fox’s new thriller “The Following.” The “Dexter” star is said to play a former FBI agent and Ryan’s (Kevin Bacon) close friend named Tyson. [Huff Post TV]

“The Practice” alum Steve Harris has joined TNT’s pilot “Legends.” Harris will portray the head of a task force. [Deadline]

Tippi Hedren has been booked to appear on “Cougar Town.” “The Bird” actress will play a Hollywood legend who finds herself in the company of Jules and her father. [TV Guide]

Sam Anderson is joining “Justified.” The “Lost” alum will play a manipulative funeral director in a multi-episode arc on FX’s “Justified.” [TVLine]

‘Touch’ Books ’24’ Alum And More Casting News

Mykelti Williamson Joins Touch

Mykelti Williamson joins Kiefer Sutherland’s “Touch.”

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the “24” alum joins the Fox drama in a recurring role. Williamson will play Lang, a LAPD Det., who has seen it all and possesses a keen sense for the truth.

Annie Wersching Nabs a Guest Star Role on ‘Touch’

Additionally, “Titanic” alumna Frances Fisher will portray Nicole Farington in a recurring role on the drama series. Farington is described as the ultra-competent head of Aster Corps.

“Touch” premieres Feb, 1 on Fox.

In other casting news…

Roma Maffia will appear on “Grey’s Anatomy.” The “Nip/Tuck” alumna will play Roberta, a member of the hospital board in multiple episodes of the drama series. [TV Guide]

“True Blood” actress Janina Gavankar will appear on The CW series “Arrow” as McKenna Hall in a multi-episode arc. [Zap2it] 

Constance Zimmer, “Entourage” vet will appear on “Grey’s Anatomy” in a multi-episode arc. Zimmer has been tapped to play Dr. Cahill, a confident Doctor with a wicked sense of humor. [EW]

“Lost” vet Rebecca Mader has been tapped to play a “”temptress” of sorts” on “30 Rock.” [TVLine]

Eddie Izzard has been cast on NBC’s “Hannibal.” Izzard will play an inmate at the Baltimore State Hospital for the Criminally Insane. [EW]

‘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]

Patrick Fischler And Tony Denison to Appear on ‘Castle’ And More Casting News

“Lost” vet Patrick Fischler and Tony Denison “The Closer” alum will guest star on “Castle.”

The duo will appear in “Castle’s” mob episode, which is expected on Nov.19. Fischler will play Leo Conrad, a witness to a murder who Castle and Beckett protect from a 
team of ruthless gangsters.

Meanwhile, Denison has been cast to play an enforcer involved with the McElroy family named Mickey Dolan.

“Castle” airs Mondays on ABC.

More casting news…

Marissa Jaret Winokur is heading to “Guys With Kids.” Winokur will play Lydia Allmendinger, the head of the co-op board where Chris, Nick and Gary live. [TV Guide]

Rutger Hauer has joined “True Blood” as a series regular. Hauer will appear on the series as a mysterious and sinister man named Macklyn linked to Sookie and Jason. [TVLine]

Melanie Lynskey will reprise her role as Rose for a two-episode arc on “Two And A Half Men.” Rose will set her sights on Walden Schmidt. [EW]

Vanessa Marcil (“General Hospital”) has been booked to guest star in an forthcoming episode of “Hawaii Five-0.” Marcil will play a therapist McGarrett suspects is involved in a murder case. [TVLine]

“Rent” alumna Daphne Rubin-Vega will play a Broadway publicist on “Smash.” [EW]

Grammy-winning singer Jill Scott will appear on “Fringe” as Simone, an “incredibly intuitive woman,”who Olivia seeks aid from. [EW]

Nestor Carbonell And Mike Vogel Join ‘Bates Motel And More Casting News

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]

First Look: Colin O’Donoghue As ‘OUAT’s’ Captain Hook

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]

Vinessa Shaw and Michael Wiseman Head to ‘Vegas’ And More Casting News

Vegas

CBS’ new fall drama series “Vegas” has booked two recurring characters.

Vinessa Shaw and Michael Wiseman (The Closer) have been cast in the ’60s mob crime drama, Deadline reports. Shaw (3:10 to Yuma) will play Michael Chiklis’ wife.

Additionally, Wiseman will play Joey Rizzo, a hot-headed right-hand man of Chicago gangster Angelo Lombardi (Jonathan Banks).

The ’60s mob drama kicks off Tuesday, Sept. 25 at 10 p.m. ET.

More casting news…

Rusty Coones will play Quinn, the nomad president who has been mentioned since season 1 of “Sons of Anarchy.” [TVLine]

“Lost” alumni Jorge Garcia is set to guest star in “Once Upon A Time.” Garcia has been booked to play ‘The Giant.’ [EW]

“Unforgettable” vet Michael Gaston heads to ABC’s new drama “Last Resort.” Gaston will appear in a multi-episode arc as Kylie’s (Aurumn Reeser) father. [Deadline]

Kelen Coleman (The Newsroom) has tapped to recur in “Hart of Dixie”‘s second season. Coleman has booked to play Presley, a pretty but tomboyish love interest for George. [TVLine]

 

Casting Scoop: Kate Hudson, Sarah Jessica Parker to Guest-Star on ‘Glee’ and More

Sarah Jessica Parker and Kate Hudson will guest-star on the next season of “Glee.”

Parker is going to run Vogue.com, according to an interview with Ian Brennan, the co-creator and executive producer of “Glee,” and AccessHollywood.com.

Parker’s character will interact with Kurt (Chris Colfer) and Rachel (Lea Michele). Brennan described Parker’s character as a frazzled, eccentric and hilarious journalist.

Meanwhile, Kate Hudson will guest-star in six-episodes as Cassandra July, Rachel’s dance instructor at NYADA.

Hudson and Parker are not the only actors who will appear on “Glee” next season. Dean Geyer will play Rachel’s classmate, while newcomer Jacob Artist joins “Glee” as Puck’s younger half-brother. “Glee”‘s main cast are expected to return for the new season, but the amount of episodes per actor is yet to be determined. However, Chord Overstreet will be back on “Glee” as a series regular.

The fourth season of “Glee” is set to premiere Thurs., Sept. 13 at 9 p.m. ET on Fox.

More casting news!

“Lost” vet,  Ken Leung and “Justified”‘s Margo Martindale will guest star on CBS’ upcoming season of “Person of Interest.” Martindale willl guest-star as a woman with ties to Finch’s hacker nemesis/kidnapper, Root (Amy Acker0). [TVLine]

Sarah Jones (Alcatraz) has joined ‘Vegas’ as a smart daughter of a powerful Chicago man. Jones was cast as a series regular. [Deadline]

Michael Trucco (Battlestar Galactica) will return to CBS’ comedy, “How I Met Your Mother” as Robin’s “crush” in a multi-episode arc next season. [TVLine]