Ryan Michelle Bathe has been cast in Kevin Hart’s comedy pilot. She replaces Amber Stevens who had been cast as Mircea but after a character re-tool had to be re-cast and re-named Mandy. She will be the lead character’s girlfriend who encourages him to make peace with his ex-wife. Bathe is repped by The Kohner Agency and TGE.
Michael Socha could join ONCE UPON A TIME. The “Once Upon A Time in Wonderland” actor could join the flagship fairy tale drama after “Wonderland” was cancelled last week. He plays Will Scarlet/Knave of Hearts on the spin-off. Socha is repped by Artists Partnership and Kritzer Levine Wilking Griffon Nilon Entertainment.
Erin Cummings will star in THE ASTRONAUT WIVES CLUB, a drama following the lives of the women left behind when their astronaut husbands are in space. Cummings will play Marge, an outspoken wife of an astronaut with a colorful past. She is repped by Untitled and Paradigm.
Natasha Henstridge will have a guest star/recurring role on SELFIE, a comedy centering on Eliza Dooley (played by Karen Gillan) a self-centered twenty something more concerned with her online profile than real life. Henstridge will play the wife of Eliza’s boss, Sam. She is repped by APA and Mosaic.
Emmy winner Dana Delany is set to star in HAND OF GOD, a drama centering on a powerful judge with a high end call girl on the side until he has a religious awakening and starts hearing the voice of God through his ventilator-bound son. Delany will play the judge’s wife opposite Ron Perlman. She is repped by UTA.
Alanna Masterson, Christian Serratos, and Andrew J. West have been upped to series regulars for the fifth season of THE WALKING DEAD. Masterson, repped by LB Talent Agency and Abrams Artists, plays Tara; Serratos, repped by Global Artists Agency and Stone Meyer, plays Rosita; and West, with ICM, plays Gareth on the show.
David Gyasi is dropping out of THE INTERCEPTOR, the drama following a state of the art law enforcement team whose mission is to hunt down Britain’s most dangerous and ruthless criminals. He will be replaced by O.T. Fagbenle who will play Ash, a new recruit.
Brittany Daniel will appear as a series regular for THE GAME’s eighth season. Daniel plays Kelly on the series which follows the “football family” of the San Diego Sabers. She is repped by APA and Inphenate.
Danielle Nicolet joins GOOD SESSION, a comedy revolving around a happy couple who visit a therapist to help them decide if they’re ready to have a baby and find they have more to discuss than they imagined. Nicolet joins James Roday and Tracey Ullman as Joel and Lindsay, and will play the no-nonsense wife of Joel’s best friend. She is repped by Innovative Artists and KLWGN.
David Paymer will have a recurring role on RED ZONE, a drama centering on a retired CIA operative who gets pulled back into work when a terrorist threatens Washington. Paymer, repped by APA, will play the dedicated head of counter-terrorism for the CIA.
“CSI: NY” alum A.J. Buckley will appear in a guest role on the John Cusack produced Wall Street series. The series follows Jackson, a smart hedge fund trader. Buckley, repped by Thruline and Global Artists Agency, will play Seth, a cocky Wall Street trader.
Actress/singer Mandy Moore joins the comedy GOOD SESSION opposite James Roday. Moore will play Lindsay, a drive and hyper-focused business executive who isn’t ready to give up her career to start a family. Moore is repped by WME and Untitled.
Ryan Devlin has a recurring role on JANE THE VIRGIN, the story of a hardworking religious girl who is accidentally artificially inseminated. Devlin, repped by TalentWorks and Grant Management, will play the troublemaking brother of Jane’s boyfriend.
Kelly Osbourne joins the cast of THE 7D, an animated series based on the world of the seven dwarfs. Set in contemporary Jollywood, Happy, Bashful, Sleepy, Sneezy, Dopey, Grumpy and Doc are hard at work helping the quirky Queen Delightful keep her kingdom in order.
Joel McKinnon Miller and Dirk Blocker have been given regular roles for season 2 of BROOKLYN NINE-NINE. Miller, repped by Greene & Associates, plays Detective Scully, a bumbling veteran of the police force while Blocker, repped by Howard Entertainment, plays Detective Hitchcock.
Cory Michael Smith will play The Riddler on GOTHAM, the prequel drama following Batman characters. Smith will play Edward Nygma, the man who will become The Riddler, a brilliant but socially awkward forensic scientist. Smith is repped by Paradigm and Circle of Confusion.
Michael Chiklis joins AMERICAN HORROR STORY for its 4th season. He joins AHS alums Jessica Lange, Kathy Bates, Gabourey Sidibe, Emma Roberts and Angela Bassett. Chiklis will play Bates’ ex-husband. He is repped by WME and Management 360.
Bruno Bichir has been tapped to guest star on THE BRIDGE. He is the brother of the male lead Demian Bichir who plays Detective Marco Ruiz opposite Diane Kruger. Bruno is repped by Evolution Entertainment.
Niko Nicotera and David Labrava have been promoted to series regulars on SONS OF ANARCHY. Nicotera, repped by Pakula King & Associates, has appeared on the last two seasons playing SAMCRO member Ratboy. Lebrava is a real life Hells Angels member and plays Happy on the series.
“The Borgia’s” Francois Arnaud will co-star in RED FLAG opposite Maggie Q. The mini-series centers on Ching Shih, a young Chinese prostitute who becomes one of history’s most powerful pirates and goes on to head one of the most successful crime syndicates in China. Arnaud, repped by APA and Management 360, will play a Portuguese sailor and bounty hunter tasked with hunting down and killing Ching Shih.
June Squibb joins the second season of DEVIOUS MAIDS. The series follows five maids and their experiences serving the upper crust of Beverly Hills. Squibb will play the mother of Genevieve Delatour (Susan Lucci’s character) for two episodes. She is repped by BRS/Gage Talent Agency.
Chris Williams joins ONE BIG HAPPY, a comedy revolving around two platonic friends (one a lesbian, one a straight man) who decide to have a baby but when the man has a quickie wedding, everything changes. Williams will play a former college football player who misses his former partying ways. He is repped by APA and Anonymous Content.
Toks Olagundoye joins FEED ME, the story of a dysfunctional family bound by love and the restaurant they run. She joins Mary-Louise Parker and plays the live-in girlfriend of one of the adult children who run the restaurant. She is repped by Shelter Entertainment and The Glick Agency.
Also joining FEED ME is “Desperate Housewives” actress Andrea Parker. She’ll play the spiteful ex-wife of one of the lead characters who has been dragging out their divorce for five years. Parker is repped by APA.
Wagner Moura will play Pablo Escobar in NARCOS. The series will follow the life and death of Escobar, the ruthless cartel boss and terrorist who was also a congressman, a family man and seen by many as a sort of Robin Hood. Moura is repped by UTA and Brent Travers.
Enrique Murciano and Katie Finneran join an untitled psychological thriller from the creators of “Damages.” The series centers on a close-knit family of four adult siblings whose secrets are revealed when their black sheep brother returns home. Murciano is repped by Untitled and Gersh, Finneran is with Innovative.
JoBeth Williams has nabbed a regular role on YOUR FAMILY OR MINE. The story follows a young couple, Oliver and Kelli and their relatives and each episode focuses on a different side of the family. Williams will play the disapproving mother-in-law. She is repped by SDB Partners and The Coronel Group.
“Justified’s” David Meunier joins LEGENDS. The show follows a deep cover operative with an uncanny ability to transform himself into a different person for each job. Meunier will play a high school chemistry teacher and family man leading a quiet life with his wife and daughter. He is repped by Resolution and Justice & Ponder.
Diane Farr has landed a guest spot on ROYAL PAINS as a private investigator who is worried her illness will keep her from solving an important case. This will be the sixth season of the concierge doctor drama. Farr is repped by UTA.
Carole Weyers will have a multi-episode arc on MANHATTAN. Set during a clandestine mission to build the first atomic bomb, the series follows the brilliant scientists and their families. Weyers is repped by D2 Management and Element Talent Agency.