Australian actress Kate Jenkinson has officially joined the cast of ABC’s SUPER FUN NIGHT. She will star in the single camera comedy alongside Rebel Wilson. Jenkinson will play Kendall, a neurotic lawyer idolized by Wilson. Jenkinson is best known for her roles in “The Straits”, “Offspring” and a 48 episode run in “The Wedge”. She is repped by Nicky Gluyas Management.
The beautiful Karine Vanasse will be guest starring on ABC’s REVENGE. She will have a multi episode arc as Margaux, a french business woman who arrives in town to start a magazine, in the show’s upcoming third season. Vanasse has appeared in films such as “Midnight In Paris” and “Polytechnique”, and a 14 episode run in the short lived ABC drama “Pan Am”. She is repped by WME.
“Just Go With It” actress Bailee Madison has officially joined the cast of ABC’s TROPHY WIFE. She will have a series regular role as Hillary, step daughter to Malin Akerman’s character. The show centers around former party girl Kate as she falls in love with successful business man Brad, but finds herself dealing with his three children and two ex-wives on a constant basis. Madison has appeared in “Bridge to Terabithia”, “Parental Guidance” and “Don’t Be Afraid Of The Dark”. She is expected to return to the big screen this year in “Dance of the Mirlitons” and “Watercolor Postcards”. She is repped by Coast to Coast Talent Group.
“Veep” actor Nelson Franklin has officially joined the cast of CBS’ THE MILLERS. It is unclear at this time what role he will play on the show, but he joins a wonderful cast comprised of Will Arnett, Margo Martindale, Beau Bridges, JB Smoove and Jayma Mays. Along with starring on the HBO political comedy, Franklin has appeared in “Argo”, “Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World” and “I Love You, Man”. He is repped by WME.
“The Pact” actress Caity Lotz has joined the cast of CW’s super hero show ARROW. She will reportedly assume the role of Black Canary and provide a love interest for Green Arrow. Lotz has appeared in “Battle of the Year”, “The Machine” and has had a one season arc on the MTV show “Death Valley”. She will be appearing this year in “Live at the Foxes Den”. Lotz is repped by UTA.
Actor Toby Jones has officially jumped aboard Fox’s new thriller WAYWARD PINES. He will play the town’s mysterious psychiatrist, Dr. Jenkins. Jones has been extremely busy these last few years, appearing in “The Hunger Games”, “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy” and the lesser known “Berberian Sound Studio”. This year he will be reprising his role as Claudius Templesmith in “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire”. Jones is repped by UTA.
“Doctor Who” actor Mark Gatiss has officially joined the cast of HBO’s GAME OF THRONES. The network would not say which character Gatiss will be playing. Besides having multiple roles on the hit BBC sci-fi show, Gatiss also stars as Sherlock’s brother Mycroft Holmes in the PBS show “Sherlock”. He is repped by Curtis Brown Group.
Actress Taryn Manning has officially been bumped up to a series regular on the Netflix original series ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK. Manning plays the role of Tiffany Doggett, a meth addict who resides in rural Virginia with her alcoholic, drug loving parents. Manning is best known for her roles in “Hustle & Flow” and “8 Mile”. She is scheduled to appear in “Man Without A Head” this year and “Heaven’s Rain” next year. She is repped by APA.
“Drop Dead Diva” star Josh Stamberg will be joining the cast of NBC’s PARENTHOOD. He will have a recurring role on the show as Carl, the latest addition to Sarah’s building, when the show returns for its fifth season in September. Stamberg is best known for his roles in “Kate & Leopold”, “Fracture” and Simon Wells’ 2002 “The Time Machine”. In the TV realm, he has been on and off of shows such as “Castle” and “Justified”, but is most recognized for his role as Jay Parker in “Drop Dead Diva”. He is repped by Abrams Artists Agency.
“Game of Thrones” actor Jason Momoa has been tapped by the Sundance Channel to star in its second original scripted series THE RED ROAD. The show, from writer Aaron Guzikowski and executive producer Bridget Carpenter, will focus on a sheriff attempting to hold his family together while keeping the peace between two feuding rural communities. Momoa is set to play Philip, a Ramapo Indian sent back to his home town by his crime lord father to begin a new base of operations. Aside from starring in the first season of HBO’s amazing fantasy show, Momoa has also appeared in “Baywatch”, “North Shore” and a whopping 78 episodes of “Stargate: Atlantis”. He is repped by APA.
“The Killing” star Billy Campbell has been cast in Syfy’s new series HELIX. He will be starring as an emotionally disturbed CDC scientist, Dr. Alan Farragut, in the original thriller centering on a team of scientists investigating a viral outbreak. Besides his brilliant role as Darren Richmond in “The Killing”, Campbell is also known for his roles in “The Rocketeer”, Coppola’s 1992 “Dracula”, a 26 episode run on “The 4400” and a 63 episode run on “Once And Again”. He is repped by CAA.
Actress Mira Sorvino has officially joined the cast of USA’s crime comedy PSYCH. She will play as the police department’s newest addition, detective Betsy Brannigan, as the show enters its eighth season. Sorvino is best known for her roles in “Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion” and “Mimic”. Sorvino is repped by ICM.
In another PSYCH casting, actor Tom Arnold has officially agreed to make a guest appearance on the USA show. He will play the role of paranormal police consultant Garth Mathers. Mathers, along with his ghostly assistant Bernie, is sent to Santa Barbara for a Consultant Convention, but quickly finds himself aiding Shawn and Gus in solving a murder. Arnold is best known for his roles in “True Lies” and “Nine Months”. He is repped by APA.