Brian Huskey will appear in a recurring role on the upcoming comedy SELFIE. The series follows a young twentysomething who rebrands her social media image (and her entire life) with the help of a marketing pro, Henry. Huskey will play Larry, a lab technician with an unrequited love for Henry. Huskey is repped by Principato-Young Entertainment and Abrams Artists.
Brian Patrick Wade is set to join the cast of Marvel’s AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. The spin-off series follows the agents of the Strategic Homeland Intervention, Enforcement and Logistics Division. Wade will play Absorbing Man, aka Carl “Crusher” Creel. He is repped by Pakula/King & Associates and Authentic Talent.
Rebecca Forsythe has booked a recurring role on the upcoming midseason drama MEMBERS ONLY. The series centers on the lives of both members and the working class staff at an elite East Coast country club. Forsythe will play Eve, a privileged but sensible teen who was born into the world of wealth. She is repped by Corsa Agency and More/Medavoy Management.
Yeardley Smith will appear on the fourth season of REVENGE. The modern-day “Count of Monte Cristo” tale centers on a woman who returns to the Hamptons, where she grew up, in order to avenge her father, who was imprisoned and killed after being framed for treason by the wealthy locals. Smith will play a patient at the mental hospital in which series villain Victoria Grayson has been committed. She is repped by Gersh.
Scott Adsit has been cast as Sam Adams in the upcoming comedy pilot WE HATE PAUL REVERE. The project, from Ethan Sandler and Adrian Wenner, follows two brothers in colonial times who are jealous of all the attention lavished on Paul Revere. Adsit is repped by APA and Truhett/Garcia Management.
Leslie Bibb has been cast on THE ODD COUPLE in a recurring role. The series is a remake of the 1970s comedy, based on the play by Neil Simon. Bibb will play Casey, a confident model who is interested in keeping her romantic life simple. Casey is the sister of Emily (a character original to the new series), who is played by Lindsay Sloane. Bibb is repped by ICM Partners and John Carrabino Management.
Rachel Brosnahan will star in the Mark Burnett and Roma Downey miniseries THE DOVEKEEPERS. The project follows four extraordinary women whose lives intertwine as they fight to survive the seige of Masada. Brosnahan will play Yael, one of the four central women, whose mother died during childbirth and whose father blames her for it. She joins Cote de Pablo for the project. Brosnahan is repped by Innovative Artists and Carole Dibo Talent Management.
Shad Moss, better known by his stage name “Bow Wow,” will be a series regular on the upcoming crime procedural CSI: CYBER. He joins Patricia Arquette as cyberpsychologist Avery Ryan, who heads the FBI’s Cyber Crime Division. James Van Der Beek also stars as battlefield forensics expert Special Agent Elijah Mundo. Moss will play Brody “Baby Face” Nelson, a hacker who makes a deal to work with the FBI in order to stay out of prison. He is repped by Resolution.
Greg Finley has been tapped to play Tony Woodward, aka Girder, on THE FLASH. In the comic series, Woodward becomes Girder after being thrown into a vat of steel, which was contaminated by S.T.A.R. Labs materials. Finley is repped by The Kohner Agency and Benderspink.
Molly Hagan and Judy Reyes both join the cast of upcoming series IZOMBIE. The series centers on a medical student-turned-zombie who takes a job in the coroner’s office to have better access to the brains she needs to survive. Every time she consumes a brain, though, she also inherits the memories of the deceased, allowing her to help solve their murders. Hagan will play the zombie’s mom, replacing Nora Dunn in the role, while Reyes has been cast as Lola Abano, an artist’s wife who is the prime suspect in his murder. Hagan is repped by Vox and Patino Management Company, while Reyes is with TalentWorks and Cohn/Torgan Management.
Max Adler is returning to GLEE, this time possibly playing a love interest of Blaine’s. Adler played Dave Karofsky, a bully at the high school who was secretly gay and attempted suicide after being outed. Adler is repped by Justice & Ponder.
Richard Branson, Nick Offerman, Sarah Silverman, David Hyde Pierce, Willem Dafoe, Jeff Ross and Jane Fonda are all set to have cameos on THE SIMPSONS this season. The animated comedy will air its upcoming 26th season Septembre 28.
Winona Ryder, Alfred Molina, and Jon Bernthal have been cast in SHOW ME A HERO, a miniseries from David Simon. The project centers on the youngest big city mayor in the country who gets embroiled in a racial controversy after a federal court orders him to build low income housing in the white neighborhoods of the town. Ryder, repped by Gersh and Anonymous Content, will play Vinni Restiano, a councilwoman who lost her seat before making a comeback as the City Council President. Molina, repped by WME, Lou Coulson Associates and Hyler Management, has been cast as Councilman Hank Spallone, an ex-NYPD detective from the Bronx. Bernthal, repped by WME and Burstein Company, will play Michael H. Sussman, a Harvard educated lawyer who represented the NAACP in the fight.
Ryan McPartlin will recur on the freshman legal comedy BAD JUDGE. The series follow a criminal court judge whose professional life is sometimes complicated by her wild, partying personal life. McPartlin will play one of her love interests, a fireman. He is repped by Gersh and Evolution Entertainment.
Andrea Savage has been cast in a major recurring role for the fourth season of EPISODES. The comedy follows a pair of British writers who travel to the U.S. to run an American remake of their popular show. Savage will play the new network head, whose appearance complicates the characters’ lives. She is repped by UTA and Mosaic.
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Sharto Copley and Michelle Forbes have been cast in freshman drama POWERS. Based on the graphic novel by Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming, the series is set in a world where humans coexist with superhuman Powers, and follows a pair of homicide detectives tasked with investigating cases of a superhuman nature. Copley will play series lead Detective Christian Walker, a former Power who lost his abilities in a fight with a superhuman mass murderer. Forbes will play Retro Girl, a famous and beloved Power. Copley is repped by WME; Forbes is repped by UTA and Berwick & Kovacik.
Sibylla Deen and Kylie Bunbury have been cast in the event series TUT opposite Ben Kingsley. The project centers on King Tut, the youngest Pharaoh to ever rule Ancient Egypt. Deen will play Anke, Tut’s sister and wife, while Bunbury will play Suhad. Deen is repped by Authentic Talent, Bunbury is with ICM and Principal Entertainment.
J.R. Ramirez has been promoted to series regular for the second season of POWER. The series centers on a drug kingpin James St. Patrick who runs a nightclub as a front, and struggles to balance the two professions as he comes to realize that he wants to commit to his legitimate business. Ramirez plays Julio, second-in-command to St. Patrick’s brother. He is repped by Mavrick Artists Agency and Mathews Management.
Steven Strait and Shohreh Aghdashloo will star in THE EXPANSE, a limited series space opera based on the book series. The series, set 200 years in our future, centers on the search for a missing young woman, which brings a detective and ship captain together in a race across space to locate her and expose a conspiracy. Strait will play the ship captain, while Aghdashloo has been cast as a member of a political legacy who rises through the ranks without being elected. Strait is repped by CAA and Management 360, while Aghdashloo is with CAA and Round Table Entertainment.
Alicia Minshew will guest star on the upcoming season of ROYAL PAINS. The medical drama centers on Hank, a consierge doctor in the Hamptons. The former soap opera actress has been cast as Olivia, Ray’s estranged wife. Minshew is repped by Don Buchwald & Associates.
Kenny Johnson has signed on for the fifth season of COVERT AFFAIRS. The series follows a young CIA agent as she struggles to balance her home life and her covert professional persona. Johnson will play a former CIA operative with a clear track record and strong morals. He is repped by Innovative Artists and LINK Entertainment.