REVENGE has cast Dilshad Vadsaria in a recurring role as Padma, a financial whiz and possibly a new love interest for the billionaire Nolan. Vadsaria was a regular on the ABC Family dramedy “Greek”, and has also been seen in “30 Minutes or Less”, “Bones” and “CSI: Miami”. She is repped by The Kohner Agency and Kass Management.
Odette Annable will appear in a multi-episode arc on BANSHEE, a drama series from Greg Yaitanes (“House”). The show centers around an ex-con who performs his criminal activities in Banshee, Pennsylvania while assuming the identity of the town’s sheriff. Annable’s part will be that of a Native American assassin with a hidden past. Annable appeared as a regular in the last season of “House”, and was a regular on Fox’s “Breaking In”. She was also seen in the well-received horror film “Cloverfield”. Annable is repped by UTA and Evolution Entertainment.
Parker Posey will guest star on the season premiere of NEW GIRL as a party girl. The role was originally to be played by Leslie Mann (“Funny People”), but she had withdraw due to scheduling conflicts. Highly regarded for her independent film work (“Dazed and Confused”, “subUrbia”, “Clockwatchers”), Posey has appeared made quite a few appearances on television. Her most recent roles include a very well received arc on “Louie”, as well as parts on “The Big C”, “The Good Wife” and “Parks and Recreation”. She is repped by CAA and Untitled Entertainment.
Wilmer Valderrama is heading back to Fox, as he has been cast in a recurring role on RAISING HOPE. For at least three episodes, he will play the love interest of Sabrina’s (Shannon Woodward) mother, played by Melanie Griffith. Valderrama is widely known for playing Fez in the popular sitcom “That ’70s Show”. He was also a regular on the NBC drama “Awake” and recently had an arc on “Royal Pains”. He is repped by UTA and The Collective.
MEN AT WORK has brought in Peri Gilpin (“Frasier”) to play a recurring role in the sitcom’s second season, where she will portray the main characters’ new boss. Gilpin has recently appeared in “Make It or Break It”, “Grey’s Anatomy” and “CSI”. she is repped by Innovative Artists and Burstein Company.
Dot-Marie Jones, best known for her role as Coach Shannon Beiste on “Glee”, will make a cameo on THE EXES. Word is that she will appear in a nightclub scene with the show’s main cast members. The former athlete has earned two consecutive Emmy nominations for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for her work on Glee. Jones has also appeared in the movie “Bad Teacher” and the web series “Venice: The Series”. She is repped by The Levin Agency.
ROYAL PAINS is casting Brooke Lyons to play Talia Clarke, a pharmaceutical rep who’s willing to flirt in order to make a sale, in an upcoming episode of the fourth season. Lyons is a recurring guest star on the CBS sitcom “2 Broke Girls” and has also made appearances in “Jane by Design” and “Sullivan & Son”. She is repped by Innovative Artists and Schumacher Management.