PILOT, TV, & SERIES CASTING (1.30.15)

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ABC

has landed a recurring role on , a drama series about a fading country music star who comes into conflict with a rising teen star. He will play Kevin Bicks an openly gay and successful singer-songwriters in Nashville. He is repped by Abrams Artists and .

CBS

will co-star in the upcoming UNTITLED CRIMINAL MINDS SPINOFF opposite Gary Sinise. The new series will follow FBI agents helping American citizens who find themselves in trouble abroad. Sinise plays their boss, Jack Garrett, and Williams will co-star as team’s tech analyst, Monty. He is repped by Osbrink Talent Agency and .

Mehcad Brooks is set to co-star opposite Melissa Benoist in CBS’ SUPERGIRL. Brooks will be playing James Olsen, a photographer co-worker of Kara Zor-El a.k.a Supergirl. Brooks is repped by Gersh and Atlas Artists.

The CW

Madeleine Arthur is joining the long-running SUPERNATURAL in a guest-starring role. She will guest as the teenage version of a woman named Tina, who finds herself trapped in an very dangerous situation with a de-aged Dean Winchester (Dylan Everett) in next week’s episode. Although is there really any other kind of situation on SPN? Arthur is repped by Gersh and .

Rita Moreno is joining the cast of hit show JANE THE VIRGIN as the mother of Rogelio De La Vega. The West Side Story actress will make her first appeared in the 18th episode of the upcoming season. Moreno is repped by and John Ferguson.

FOX

has joined the cast of Fox’s Batman prequel . He is set to play the villain Dr. Francis Dulmacher, who is also know as The Dollmaker, a character that was previously referenced on the CW’s superhero drama Arrow. He is repped by and the .

Because isn’t in everything yet, he’s been cast in a recurring role Ryan Murphy’s latest anthology series . The show comes from Glee and American Horror Story conglomerate Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, Ian Brennan and Dante Di Loreto. Jonas is repped by and .

(Ugly Betty) has been brought on to direct the pilot for Fox. Written and EP’d by Todd Harthan, the procedural drama follows Dr. Beaumont Rosewood, Jr., the top private pathologist in Miami who finds the secrets in bodies that others usually miss. Temple Hill Entertainment’s Wyck Godfrey and 20th Century Fox TV’s Marty Bowen are also executive producing. Shepard is repped by .

HBO

and have been cast in the BROTHERS IN ATLANTA pilot, written by Diallo Riddle and Bashir Salahuddin and executive produced by SNL impresario Lorne Michaels. The comedy stars Riddle and Salahuddin as struggling entertainers and best friends Langston (Riddle) and Moose (Salahuddin) trying to navigate relationships and life in the black Mecca of Atlanta. Rudolph will play Shirle, an R&B diva whose heyday was in the 90s. She is repped by and . Smith is set to play Curtis, a “New Atlanta” teenager. He is repped by .

Lifetime

Millie Brady has been cast as the lead in . Based on Jean M. Auel’s novel, the drama is 25,000 years ago during a time when Neanderthals existed with the first early modern humans and follows a band of cave dwellers who adopt a blond and blue-eyed Ayla (Brady), a child of the “Others.” Brady is repped by the . The adaptation comes from Fox 21 TV Studios and Lionsgate TV, Imagine TV, and Allison Shearmur Prods.

NBC

will star in . The comedy, based on French Canadian series, follows a politically incorrect NYC cab driver (). He is co-executive producing with his managers, Jeff Golenberg and Sam Maydew. Tad Quill is writing and exec producing. is repped by and .

Glenn Flesher will join the cast of HANNIBAL now in their third season. He will play Cordell, the attentive and creepy person doctor of Mason Verger. Flesher is repped by Gersh and Suskin Management.

Starz

has joined the new comedy series . Created by Seth MacFarlane Jonathan Ames, the series follows Walter Blunt (Patrick Stewart), an infrequently sober but legendary British import intent on conquering the world of American cable news. Lewis is set to play Blunt’s therapist. He is repped by the .

TBS

will guest star on Parks and Rec pal Rashida Jones’ comedy , a parody of police procedurals. Scott has been cast as a doctor who Tribeca (Jones) encounters in a waiting room while she awaits news on her partner’s condition. Scott is repped by and .

The upcoming ensemble comedy has set its cast. (repped by and ), (repped by and 3 Arts Management), (ICM and Partners), (repped by and ), ( and ), ( and ), ( and McKeon-Myones Management), (repped by ), (ICM, , and Partners), (repped by and ), and (repped by ICM and ) have all joined the series. The comedy centers on the diverse survivors of a plane crash on a remote island who must adjust now to life in a dangerous new world.

TruTV

Shaquille O’Neal will star in SHAQ INQ. (working title) a scripted workplace comedy loosely based on O’Neal’s own business empire and will follow the team of employees who runs his businesses and must juggle the mayhem of managing products and endorsements while implementing Shaq’s latest batch of eccentric and oftentimes brilliant business idea. He will also executive produce the series, which comes from Mandalay Sports Media. Jeremy Garelick is writing and John Fortenberry in on board to direct.

USA

has signed on to a recurring role in the pilot. Produced by Annapurna Pictures, the drama series follows Teresa Mendoza (Alice Braga), a woman forced to go on the run when her drug-dealing boyfriend is murdered in Mexico. De Almeida is repped by and the .

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