Starfleet veteran Scott Bakula and former “Boston Public” star Nicky Katt will return to TV screens for Steven Soderbergh’s upcoming Liberace biopic BEHIND THE CANDELABRA, produced by HBO Films. Bakula is best known for his role as Captain Archer on “Star Trek: Enterprise”, but he’s also worked with Soderbergh in the past on “The Informant”. Bakula will play Bob Black, a close friend of Liberace’s. Character actor Katt is a regular in Soderbergh’s pics, previously appearing in both “Full Frontal” and “The Limey”. Katt is attached to a role known just as “Mr. Y”.
Jeremy Jordan, who recently earned a Tony nod for his turn as the lead in “Newsies” on Broadway, is set to join season 2 of the musical drama SMASH. Jordan will play a self-destructive singer and native New Yorker – and will continue to appear in “Newsies” while working on the show.
John Cho has signed on to be a series regular on the upcoming sitcom GO ON. The comedian joins the Matthew Perry laugher about a grieving sportscaster who gets help from a support group after the death of his wife. This will be the “Harold & Kumar” star’s first regular role since appearing on ABC’s “FlashForward.”