PRIVATE PRACTICE has tapped Sarah Ramos to guest star in its series finale as a patient of Violet’s. Ramos, who has a recurring role in NBC’s “Parenthood”, has recently wrapped on the short film, “The Arm”, which she wrote and directed with Brie Larson. She is repped by ICM.
Burn Gorman has joined the drama REVENGE in a recurring role. The British thesp will play Trask, a member of the group behind wrongfully convicting Emily’s father. Gorman currently stars in the British series “The Hour” and “Spies of Warsaw” and will next be seen in the films “Up There” and “Laid Off”. He is repped by Independent Talent Group.
Anna Faris will star in a leading role Chuck Lorre’s upcoming sitcom MOM. The project, which Lorre wrote with Eddie Gorodetsky and Gemma Baker will star Faris as a single mom struggling with sobriety as she raises her child in Napa Valley. Faris, best known for her roles in the “Scary Movie” films, recently starred in Sacha Baron Cohen’s “The Dictator” and will next be seen in the dramedy “I Give it a Year”. She is repped by WME.
Sarah Shahi will star in a recurring role in CBS’s PERSON OF INTEREST, playing Shaw, a witty agent in a paramilitary group. Best known as Kate Reed on USA’s “Fairly Legal”, Shahi currently stars on “Chicago Code” and will be seen in Sylvester Stallone’s action pic “Bullet to the Head”. She is repped by CAA.
Derek Luke will join THE AMERICANS as Gregory, a KGB spy who previously worked as a civil rights activist. His character was a former lover of Elizabeth Jennings (Keri Russell). Recently starring in the films “Sparkle” and “Seeking a Friend for the End of the World”, Luke will next be seen in the films “Baggage Claim” and “Supremacy”. he is repped by WME.
Burgess Jenkins and Joshua Henry will both be joining ARMY WIVES in recurring roles, with the possibility of becoming regulars. Jenkins will play Staff Sgt. Eddie Hall, Maggie’s wife and Henry will play Latasha’s husband Quincy. Jenkins currently stars on ABC’s hit series “Nashville” and will next be seen in the film “Jimmy”. Henry previously starred in the series “Kings” and “Nip/Tuck”.
Mike Tyson is back in front of the camera, this time starring as a convicted murderer on LAW & ORDER: SVU. His character is named Reggie Rhodes and he becomes an essential piece of an ongoing investigation. Tyson, who had a hysterical turn in 2009’s “The Hangover”, will next be seen in the spoof comedy “Scary Movie 5”. He is repped by ICM.
Ali Larter has been tapped as the female lead alongside Sean Bean in LEGENDS. The project follows Bean as a CIA operative skilled in transforming himself into different roles for different missions. Larter will play Crystal, a fellow operative who has a past with Bean. Larter currently stars in the Fox series “The Asset” and will be seen in the upcoming films “Lovesick” and “The Rambler”. She is repped by WME.