Dominic Cooper has officially joined the cast of AGENT CARTER. The spinoff series follows Peggy Carter, one of the Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. as she navigates working in the man’s world of S.H.I.E.L.D. Cooper will reprise his role as Howard Stark from “Captain America: The First Avenger.” He is repped by CAA.
Yvonne Strahovski has been cast in the upcoming drama ASTRONAUT WIVES CLBU. Created by Josh Schwartz, the long awaited series centers on the women left behind when the early astronauts began the race to space. Strahovski will play Rene Carpenter, the wife of Scott Carpenter, the Mercury astronaut. She is repped by Paradigm and McKeon-Myones Management.
Ksenia Solo is joining the Revolutionary War drama TURN as a series regular. The show, from Craig Silverstein based on the novel by Alexander Rose, follows a New York farmer who bands together with a group of childhood friends to form The Culper Ring, an unlikely group of spies who turn the tide in America’s fight for independence. Solo is set to play Peggy Shippen, a woman from one of the richest families in Philadelphia who is well-versed in politics, foreign affairs and finance. She is repped by Paradigm and The Schiff Company.
Rutger Hauer has been tapped for a recurring role on the musical fairytale comedy GALAVANT. The series centers on a knight who takes on the evil King Richard, who stole the woman he loved. Hauer will play Kingsley, King Richard’s older (better) brother. He is repped by the Glick Agency and Hyler Management.
Adam Rose (“Veronica Mars) will guest star on CBS’s NCIS: NEW ORLEANS, the spinoff of “NCIS” set in the Crescent City. Rose will appear in episode 106 as Jesse Neville, a man whos parolee father is the lead suspect in a murder investigation. He is repped by Brillstein Entertainment Partners and Domain Talent.
Kid Cudi and Method Man have booked guest-starring roles on SCORPION. The drama centers on an eccentric genius who forms an international network of super-geniuses to act as the last line of defense against the complicated threats of the modern world. Their episode is said to involve an algorithm that cranks out “mathematically” perfect pop songs. Cudi is repped by WME and Leverage Management. Method Man is repped by UTA and Smart Girl Productions.
David Koechner, Brian Huskey, David Wain, and Lauren Ash have all joined the cast of ANOTHER PERIOD, a comedy series centering on Newport’s first family. Natasha Leggero and Riki Lindhome play sisters who only care about appearances and what party they’ll be attending next. Koechner will play the patriarch of the family, while Huskey has been cast as Victor, his son-in-law. Wain plays another son-in-law, with Ash rounding out the cast as Lindhome and Leggero’s odd sister.
Tina Casciani is joining the cast of JANE THE VIRGIN. The comedy, form CBS Studios, follows Jane (Gina Rodriguez), a young, devout woman who discovers that she was accidentally artificially inseminated. Casciani is set to play Melissa De La Vega, a telenovela star. She is repped by Nu Talent and FilmEngine.
Supermodel Naomi Campbell has booked a major recurring role on EMPIRE, the family drama set in the world of a hip hop empire. Campbell will play Camilla, an alluring woman involved in a steamy affair with a much-younger man. She is repped by Resolution and Untitled Entertainment.
“Masters of Sex” actor Nicholas D’Agosto has been cast as Harvey Dent aka Two-Face on GOTHAM. He will recur this season with an option to become a regular next season on the Batman prequel series. Dent is the bright, idealistic Assistant District Attorney who makes it his mission to stop all crime in the city of Gotham. D’Agosto is repped by UTA and Emerald Talent Group.
Gilles Marini is joining the third season of DEVIOUS MAIDS as a series regular. Having guest-starred in the season two finale, he will continue his role as Sebastien in the ABC Studios drama about four Latina maids with ambition and dreams of their own work for the rich and famous in Beverly Hills. He is repped by APA and Authentic Talent and Literary Management.
Ernie Hudson has booked a multi-episode arc on “Grace And Frankie,” the comedy from writers Marta Kauffman and Howard J. Morris about a pair of rivals (Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda) who find out their husbands want to run off with each other. Hudson is set to play a new love interest of Frankie (Tomlin). He is repped by Mavrick Artists Agency.
Demetri Martin has been tapped for a role on HOUSE OF LIES, Showtime’s series about at a self-loathing management consultant (Don Cheadle) from a top-tier firm. The comedian will board the drama series for a multi-episode arc in the role of Ellis Hightower, a maverick inventor and CEO. He is repped by CAA and Mosaic.
Santino Fontana, Michael McDonald, Donna Lynne Champlin, and Vincent Rodriguez III have all been cast as possible series regulars on CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND. The comedy pilot stars Rachel Bloom as Rebecca, a successful but possibly crazy woman who impulsively gives up everything to move to West Covina, CA in search of love and happiness. Fontana has been cast as Greg, a bartender and Rebecca’s friend, while McDonald will play Darryl, Rebecca’s new boss. Champlin will be Paula, Rebecca’s new co-worker and Rodriguez will play Josh, Rebecca’s childhood boyfriend.
Angela Kinsey is joining the cast of YOUR FAMILY OR MINE. She will recur on the comedy that focuses a young couple (Kelli and Oliver) and alternates between the two sides of the their family. Kinsey will play Claire, Oliver’s sister-in-law, married to his brother Jason, who gets the brunt of her in-laws’ insults, which she doesn’t handle well. She is repped by UTA and LINK Entertainment.
Ernie Hudson wil guest star in an episode of HOT IN CLEVELAND, the comedy about three 40-something best friends from Los Angeles are flying to Paris when their plane makes an emergency landing in Cleveland. The “Oz” actor will play the ex-husband of Victoria Chase (Wendie Malick), who suddenly reappears to help her come to terms with their once-embarrassing legacy. He is repped by Mavrick Artists Agency.
Drew Sidora, Jessy Hodges, and John Patrick Amedori have all joined HINDSIGHT as series regulars. The drama, written by Emily Fox centers on Becca (Laura Ramsey), who, on the day of her wedding in 2014, suddenly wakes up back in 1995. She is now faced with the chance to change the direction of her life from that point forward. Sidora is repped by HRI Talent and Jordan Management. Hodges is repped by Gersh and Gartner Green Entertainment. Amedori is repped by Gersh and Authentic Talent and Literary Management.
Adam Herschman and Collins Pennie have also book recurring role on HINDSIGHT. Herschman is repped by Authentic Talent and Literary Management. Pennie is repped by Don Buchwald & Associates and Untitled Entertainment.