Nick Jonas has landed a role in the freshman comedy LAST MAN STANDING. He will play Ryan, the oft-mentioned deadbeat dad of Mike’s young grandson. Yeah, you read that correctly: a Jonas Brother playing a dad on television. Jonas will appear in the series’ christmas episode.
TOP OF THE LAKE, the new series from out friends across the pond, continues to heat up only a week after “Mad Men” thesp Elisabeth Moss landed the lead in the series. Now, Holly Hunter, David Wenham and Peter Mullan will also be joining her in the new drama from “The King’s Speech” Producers Emile Sherman and Iain Canning.
“24” thesp Carlos Bernard has landed a recurring role on the networks upcoming reboot of DALLAS. Bernard will play a charming businessman from Venezuela who comes to town to sort out a deal with Larry Hagman’s J.R. Ewing.
Jane Seymour will join the cast of the legal dramedy FRANKLIN & BASH as Peter Bash’s mother. Robocop himself, Peter Weller has landed a guest-star role as a reclusive rock star whose estranged son is being evicted from a Hollywood music club he created. Beau Bridges will also appear in the same episode as Weller.