Alfre Woodard has joined the cast of COOPER. The project, set in 1865, will see Woodard play Hattie Lemaster, a recently freed slave trying to start a new life. She will next appear in Steve McQueen’s “12 Years a Slave” and the comedy “Baby of the Family”. She is repped by ICM.
Ned Bellamy will have a recurring role on UNDER THE DOME, based on Stephen King’s book of the same name. Bellamy appeared in “Django Unchained” and “The Paperboy” and is repped by Global Artists Agency.
Kristin Chenoweth has joined Tad Quill’s untitled multi-cam comedy alongside Matthew Broderick. Broderick stars as a widower trying to date while raising his 12-year-old son. Chenoweth will play his sister. She was featured on CBS’ “The Good Wife” until a set injury knocked her out. The “Wicked” star is repped by CAA and currently lending her voice to “Rio 2”.
Michael Imperioli has joined the cast of CALIFORNICATION in a recurring role as Rick Rath, a television producer. Imperioli currently stars on USA’s “Necessary Roughness” and will next appear in the indie-thriller “Scribbler”. He is repped by ICM.