Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Sandrine Holt and Anges Bruckner have been cast in THE RETURNED. The drama series from Carlton Cuse centers on a small town that is forever changed when several local people return from the dead. Winstead will play Rowan, the girlfriend of a late musician who struggled to get over his death 10 years ago and finds it hard to adjust when he returns. Holt plays Julie, a compassionate doctor, while Bruckner will play a sheriff’s deputy. Winstead is repped by Anonymous Content and WME, Holt is with D2 Management and Innovative, Bruckner is with APA and Radius.
Tandi Wright is also set to star in THE RETURNED. She will play Claire, the estranged wife of Mark Pelligrino’s character Jack who lost his two daughters in a bus accident. Wright is repped by Silver Linings Entertainment and Lisa Mann Creative Management.
Kerri Medders is set to recur on MYSTERY GIRLS. The comedy stars Tori Spelling and Jennie Garth as a former starlet and a mystery TV show costar who team up to solve crimes. Medders will play the daughter of Garth’s character who starts to lean about her mom’s past life as a TV star. She is repped by Paradigm and Strong Management.
Gage Golightly has signed on as a regular cast member for comedy RED OAKS. The Steven Soderbergh executive produced series centers on David, a twenty something guy who takes a job at a Jewish country club as an assistant tennis pro while he tries to figure out what to do with his life. Golightly will play Karen, the girlfriend and co-worker of David. She is repped by Resolution and Industry Entertainment.
Joe Adler has been promoted to series regular on THE MENTALIST. Adler plays Jason Wylie, a lighthearted and brilliant FBI computer genius with an interest in Patrick Jane’s mind games. The show will be returning for its seventh season. Adler is repped by Paradigm and Authentic.
Nicole Gale Anderson is now a series regular on BEAUTY & THE BEAST for its third season. Anderson plays Heather Chandler on the series, the sister of Catherine. She is repped by Paradigm and Marshak/Zachary Co.
Kevin Ryan has been cast in the Revolutionary War miniseries SONS OF LIBERTY. The series follows an independent group of radicals – Sam Adams, John Adams, Paul Revere, John Hancock and Joseph Warren – as they work to change the course of a nation. Ryan is set to play British officer John Pitcairn, the second in command under General Thomas Gage. He is repped by Gersh, Mosaic, and 42.
Yaya DaCosta will play Whitney Houston in the biopic I WILL ALWAYS LOVE YOU: THE WHITNEY HOUSTON STORY. The original movie will be directed by Angela Bassett and centers on Houston’s troubled marriage to Bobby Brown. DaCosta is repped by Gersh and Beth Rosner Management.
Vincent D’Onofrio will play bad guy Wilson Fisk in Marvel’s upcoming DAREDEVIL series. D’Onofrio co-stars opposite Charlie Cox in the series as Fisk/The Kingpin, a powerful businessman whose interests in the future of Hell’s Kitchen bring him into conflict with blind attorney Matt Murdock/Daredevil. He is repped by United and Silver Lining Entertainment.
Samira Wiley has been promoted to series regular on ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK. Wiley has played Poussey Washington in the first two seasons of the show which was recently ordered to a third season. She is repped by Innovative Artists.
Dascha Polanco has also been promoted to series regular on ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK. Polanco plays Dayanara Diaz, the pregnant inmate torn between the affections of two guards. She is repped by Gersh and Shirley Grant Management.
John Doman has been cast in THE AFFAIR, an upcoming drama series that explores two marriages and the affair that threatens to destroy them. Dominic West stars as Noah, a devoted father and husband who meets a woman he thinks may be his soulmate. Doman will play the father of one of the main characters (played by Maura Tierney). He is repped by Paradigm.
Raza Jaffrey and Michael O’Keefe both join the cast of HOMELAND as recurring characters in the CIA thriller. Jaffrey will play Aasar Khan, a lieutenant-colonel in the Pakistan intelligence service, while O’Keefe has been cast as deputy station chief John Redmond. Jaffrey is repped by United Agents and Principal Entertainment, O’Keefe is with Paradigm.
Thom Barry joins the cast of PERCEPTION. He has been cast as William Parsons, special agent in charge of the Chicago FBI bureau and Kate Moretti’s boss. Rachel Leigh Cook stars as Moretti opposite Eric McCormack. Barry is repped by Luber Roklin Entertainment and Prestige Talent Agency.