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Maria Bello Leaving ‘Touch’ And More Casting News

Maria Bello is leaving Fox’s “Touch.”

Bello, who was upped as a series regular last season is reportedly leaving the series, according to TVLine. The “Prime Suspect” actress departure was reportedly a mutual decision between the actress and the “Touch” producers.

“Touch” returns on Feb. 8 with a two-hour Season 2 premiere at 8/7c.

More casting news…

George Takei is joining “The Neighbors” as an alien. The “Star Trek” actor will play Larry Bird’s father, who comes to earth with “a big announcement.” [THR].

Chris Caldovino is set to return to “Boardwalk Empire” in a recurring role as Tonino Sandrelli. [NY Post]

“1600 Penn” actor Benjamin Stockham will appear on “Once Upon a Time.” Stockham will portray Owen, a young boy in the 17th episode of the ABC drama series. [THR]

Cassidy Freeman has been tapped to appear on “Once Upon A Time.” The “Smallville” actress will play Jack in a “Jack And The Beanstalk” storyline. [TVLine]

Natalie Martinez and Alex Koch have heading “Under The Dome.” Martinez has been cast as an ambitious Deputy Linda, while Koch will play Junior Rennie, the son of a local politician on the CBS series. [THR]

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Charlie & Max Carver Join ‘Teen Wolf’ And More Casting News

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Charlie and Max Carver, Adelaide Kane and Felisha Terrell are joining the wolf pack.

According to Deadline, “Desperate Housewives” stars Charlie and Max Carver have booked recurring roles on the MTV original series “Teen Wolf.” The twins will play identical twin alpha werewolves Ethan and Aidan, who are described as “dangerous charmers with brilliant minds.”

Colton Haynes Leaving ‘Teen Wolf’

Adelaide Kane will portray a mysterious young woman named Cora, who has secret ties to Beacon Hills. While, Terrell will play Kali, a ruthless and sexy alpha werewolf who invades the Hills. Kane and Terrell will also appear in recurring roles.

More casting news…

Audra McDonald who played Naomi, Sam’s ex-wife on “Private Practice” has been tapped to appear in the series finale. [TV Guide]

“OUAT’s” David Anders will appear on “Arrow” as Cyrus Vanch, a threat to Arrow and Starling City. [Zap2It]

Karolina Kurkova is heading to “Person of Interest.” The supermodel will guest star as herself on the CBS drama series. [THR]

Brett Dalton has joined ABC’s “S.H.I.E.L.D.” The “Killing Lincoln” alum will play a “skilled rising star” named Agent Grant in the pilot. [THR]

“24” alum D.B. Sweeney has been booked to recur as Tanner, an ex-military officer and an enforcer for Aster Corps. [THR]

FOX Moves ‘Touch’ Season 2 Debut

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Fox is moving “Touch’s” season 2 premiere date yet again.

The network revealed Wednesday, the second season of “Touch” will debut with a two-hour premiere on Fri., Feb 8 at 8/7c. Kiefer Sutherland stars in the drama series as Martin Bohm, a single father who protects his gifted son, Jake (David Mazouz) while on the run.

Meanwhile, freshman drama “The Mob Doctor” will air its final four episodes on Dec. 29, Dec. 31, Jan. 5 and Jan. 7. However, there is no word if the series has been cancelled.

‘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]

Annie Wersching Nabs a Guest Star Role on ‘Touch’ And More Casting News

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Jack Bauer and Renee Walker are reuniting on “Touch.”

“Dallas” Casts Annie Wersching in a recurring role.

According to Entertainment Weekly, Annie Wersching has been tapped to guest star as Dr. Kate Gordon. Wersching’s role is described as a smart and caring family therapist, who specializes in early childhood trauma and behavioral issues.

Annie Wersching Joins ‘Body of Proof’

Wersching portrayed Jack Bauer’s lover interest FBI Agent Renee Walker, on Fox’s “24.”

“Touch” season 2 premieres on Feb. 1.

More casting news…

James D’Arcy has been cast in A&E’ pilot “Those Who Kill.” D’Arcy joins Chloe Sevigny, who has been cast as Detective Catherine. The project is about a detective (Sevigny) and forensic profiler (D’Arcy) who both possess a deep understanding of the serial killers they chase. [Deadline]

Elizabeth Pena (“Rush Hour”) has been cast to play Pilar, Gloria’s mother in “Modern Family.” Also joining the comedy series is Stephanie Beatriz as Sofia, Gloria’s sister. Pena and Beatriz are set to appear in this season’s 12th episode. [TVLine]

Glen Hansard will guest star as himself in a forthcoming episode of “Parenthood.” Hansard will play himself on the drama series. [EW]

Wayne Brady and Caroline Rhea will guest-star on the second season of “Baby Daddy.” Comedian Brady will play a talk-show host named Chase Baxter in the second episode of the forthcoming season. Meanwhile, Rhea will portray Riley’s mother. [TV Guide]

‘Touch,’ ‘American Idol’ & ‘Following’ Premiere Dates Announced

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FOX announced its midseason premiere dates of returning series — “Touch” and “American Idol” and new show — “The Following” today.

“American Idol” with judges Nicki Minja, Mariah Carey, Randy Jackson and Keith Urban will debut its 12th season in a two-night premiere. The premiere begins Wednesday, Jan. 16 at 8 p.m. ET and Thursday, Jan. 17 at 8 p.m. ET.

“The Following,” which stars Kevin Bacon as a FBI agent tracking down a serial killer (James Purefoy) will debut Monday, Jan. 21 at 9 p.m. ET.

The delayed second season of Kiefer Sutherland’s “Touch” will bow out Friday, Feb. 1 at 9 p.m. ET, with Maria Bello and Lukas Haas as series regulars.

‘The Killing’ Actor Checks Into ‘Bates Motel’ And More Casting News

 

A&E “Bates Motel” books “The Killing” actor Richard Harmon.

The Canadian-born actor has been cast in a love triangle with Norman Bates. Harmon will play Richard Slymore, in a recurring role. TVLine reports, Slymore is described as a “cool, intelligent and artsy” student at the high school Norman Bates (Freddie Highmore) attends in after he and his mother move to town.

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

“The Secret Circle” vet joins Freddie Highmore, Vera Farmiga, Nestor Carbonell, Mike Vogel, Max Thieriot, Nicola Peltz, Keegan Connor Tracy and Olivia Cooke.

In other casting news…

Neve Campbell has booked a two-episode arc in Seattle Grace. The “Party of Five” alum will play one of McDreamy’s sisters. [TVLine] 

Christie Brinkley has landed a gig on NBC’s “Parks and Recreation” as Jerry’s beautiful wife. [EW]

“Parks and Recreation” and “House of Lies” star Ben Schwartz has been booked to appear on “Arrested Development.” [TVLine]

“The Cape” alum Keith David is schedule to guest star on an episode of the upcoming “Touch.” David will play Dutch, an old friend of Martin (Kiefer Sutherland) and also an ex-Navy Seal. [TVLine]

Fall TV: Fox Moves ‘Touch’ Season 2 Premiere to Midseason

Kiefer Sutherland’s drama series “Touch” sophomore season premiere has been rescheduled.

Fox announced today, that “Touch” will be replaced by Gordon Ramsay’s reality series “Kitchen Nightmares” beginning Oct. 26 at 8/7c. The second season premiere of “Touch” which was slated to air Oct. 26 has moved to January 2013.

John Boyd & Dileep Rao Join ‘Touch’

The upcoming season of the drama series will star Maria Bello, Saxon Sharbino, Lukas Haas, and Said Taghmaoui. The season two premiere date and time of the series are yet to be announced.

Eric Stonestreet Joins The ‘Asylum’ And More Casting News

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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]

John Boyd & Dileep Rao Join ‘Touch’ And More Casting News

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Fox sophomore drama “Touch,” has added two recurring actors.

“24” alum John Boyd and Inception‘s Dileep Rao have joined the series.

According to THR, Boyd is set to play Kase, a brilliant math and algorithm researcher. Kase is also Calvin’s confidant (Lukas Haas) and college friend. Meanwhile, Rao, will guest star as Vikash Nayar, a wealthy shareholder at Aster Corp.

The recurring actors join Said Taghmaoui, Adam Campbell, Ray Santiago, Lukas Haas, Saxon Sharbino and Greg Ellis for the second season of “Touch.”

“Touch” returns Fri., Oct. 26 at 8/7c p.m. on Fox.

In other casting news…

Abby Elliott first post “SNL” gig is CBS comedy “How I Met Your Mother.” Elliott has been booked as crazy Janeane in a multi-episode arc. [EW]

“Lost” alum Tania Raymonde will recur next season on “Switched at Birth.” Raymonde will play Zarra, a street artist who befriends Bay. “Switched at Birth” returns Monday, Sept. 3 at 8/7c on ABC Family. [TV Guide]

Tom Bower (Die Hard 2, The Waltons) has been cast to play Dwight’s great uncle Heinrich in “The Office”‘s spin-off, “The Farm.” Heinrich is described as “charming, greedy and manipulative.” [Deadline]

Miley Cyrus is set to appear in a two-episode arc on “Two and a Half Men.” Miley will play Missy, a love interest for Jake.

Vera Farmiga (The Departed) has been tapped to play Norman Bates’s abusive and complicated mother on A&E new series “Bates Motel.” [EW]

Ali Wentworth will play Tom’s love interest on “Cougar Town.” [TVLine]

Bailey Buntain (Bunheads) will be guest-star on an upcoming episode of  “The Middle.” Buntain has been cast to play Jenna, a freshman Sue chooses to mentor. [EW]