John Cho has landed a recurring — and romantic — role in Hulu’s Difficult People while David Boreanaz is trading in his fangs and badge to play a Navy SEAL.
Police Academystar Steve Guttenberg has signed up for a recurring role on Dwayne Johnson’s Ballers, Richard Dormer has landed the lead role in BBC and Cinemax’s Rellik, and Brothers and Sisters alum Rachel Griffiths is reuniting with ABC.
Kourtney Kang lands her idol, Paula Abdul, for her untitled NBC comedy pilot and Brad Garrett returns to CBS with a lead role in The Get.
Pellegrino has joined the cast of the Netflix series 13 Reasons Why. The drama, based on the novel by Jay Asher, was created by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Brian Yorkey. Pellegrino joins a cast lead by fellow Lost-alum Dylan Minnette.
There are some casting changes happening for season 6 of Scandal. Glee alum Jessalyn Gilsig is replacing Joelle Carter as Jake Ballard’s (Scott Foley) wife when the show returns on ABC.
Sommer is set to star in the black comedy, based on a story he developed with Andrew Zilch. He will appear opposite Ed Harris, Amy Madigan, and Joanne Froggatt in the movie that will be directed by Trevor White, from a script written by Zilch.
Liam Neeson and Vera Farmiga are set to star in the new thriller from Jaume Collet-Serra, The Commuter, and they will now be joined by three more actors.
Jeffrey Tambor, Paul F. Tompkins, and M.C. Gaines lend their voices to Disney Channel’s animated series Tangled: Before Ever After. They join previously cast Mandy Moore, Zachary Levi, Ashley Judd, and Jonathan Banks.
Gina Torres joins The Death Of Eva Sofia Valdez; Blair Underwood is tapped for Reese Witherspoon pilot; 24: Legacy builds up its cast and more in this week’s TV casting round-up!
Starz’s adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s American Gods has landed Ian McShane to star opposite The 100‘s Ricky Whittle. Bryan Fuller and Michael Green are writer/showrunners of the series.
Another day gearing up for pilot season, another onslaught of casting news. Luke Perry, Elisabeth Shue, and Dermot Mulroney have all landed new roles in new series.
“Glee” star Jane Lynch picks up a new pilot.
The “Final Destination” and “Movie 43” actors join Bailey Kobe’s indie comedy.