Jennifer Aspen will take a recurring role in the CBS untitled comedy that features Matthew Broderick as a widowed father getting back into dating. Aspen will play a rival to Broderick. Aspen will next appear in the films “Nowhere Girl” and “Guy in Row Five” and is repped by Innovative Artists.
Giovanni Ribisi will be reunited with his “Ted” helmer Seth MacFarlane for Macfarlane’s comedy series DADS. Ribisi will star alongside Seth Green as two guys whose abrasive fathers move in with them. Ribisi will be taking the role originally held by Tommy Dewey. He will next appear in the romantic comedy “A Many Splintered Thing” alongside Chris Evans. He is repped by CAA.
Michel Gill has been promoted to a regular for the next season of HOUSE OF CARDS. Gill, who starred as President Garret Walker in the series, currently stars o CBS’ “The Good Wife”. He is repped by Harden-Curtis Associates.
Heather Graham and Mary Lynn Rajskub have both joined CALIFORNICATION for its upcoming season, with Graham starring throughout and Rajskub appearing in three episodes. Graham will play a woman from Hank’s past while Rajskub will play a writer. Graham, who has played the prostitute Jade in “The Hangover” films, will next appear in “At Any Price”. She is repped by Gersh. Rajskub was last seen in “Safety Not Guaranteed” and will next be featured in the film festival hit “The Kings of Summer”. Oliver Cooper has also joined the cast as a young writer who looks up to Hank and thus begins copying his way of life. He is repped by CAA.
Brad Beyer and Alexandra Socha have joined ROYAL PAINS in recurring roles. Beyer will play a local police officer and single father with Socha playing his rebellious daughter. Beyer can currently be seen in the Jackie Robinson biopic “42” and the series “NCIS”. He is repped by Abrams Artists Agency. Socha was featured in the series “Made in New Jersey” and The Big C”.