Merrin Dungey has been cast in a recurring role on ONCE UPON A TIME. The series explores a group of heroes from fairytale legend that do battle with characters from fairytale worlds and beyond. Dungey will portray the classic “Little Mermaid” villain, Ursula the sea witch. The character was previously voiced by Yvette Nicole Brown during a season three episode featuring Ariel. Dungey is repped by Gersh and Industry Entertainment.
Tommy Flanagan has been cast on the upcoming season of REVENGE. The drama series centers on the daughter of a framed executive who makes it her mission to infiltrate upper Hamptons society and exact revenge on the people who set her father up. Flanagan has been cast as Malcolm Black, a psychopath who will stop at nothing to protect his family and his assets. Flanagan is repped by TCA/Jed Root and Untitled Entertainment.
Alyson Hannigan will gust star in the Christmas episode of the freshman comedy series THE MCCARTHYS. The series explores the antics of the McCarthys, a close-knit working class Boston family that’s obsessed with sports. The “How I Met Your Mother” star will portray Pam, a sweet, but heartbroken tenant that becomes shocked by the MacCathy family’s aggressive dynamic. She is repped by APA
Callie Thorne has booked a guest-starring role on NCIS: NEW ORLEANS. The series centers around a group of crime scene investigators in New Orleans. Thorne will portray Sasha, the daughter of a mob boss, who runs a nonprofit charity organization. After her friend is accused of murder, Sasha must work with the investigators to prove her friend’s innocence. Thorne is repped by Gersh and Untitled Entertainment.
Jane Kaczmarek will be a guest star on the comedy THE MCCARTHYS. The freshman series centers on a sports crazed Irish Catholic family who are loud but lovable. Kaczmarek will play Eileen, Laurie Metcalf’s sister who visits with her impressive family, trying to one-up the McCarthys. Kaczmarek is repped by ICM and Greenlight Management and Production.
Stuart Townsend has booked a multi-episode recurring role on ELEMENTARY. The series follows a modern-day Sherlock Holmes and his assistant Watson as they solve crimes in contemporary NYC. Townsend will play Del, Joan Watson’s new boss and possible love interest. Townsend is repped by UTA.
Reg E. Cathey, Julia Crockett, Wrenn Schmidt, and Kip Pardue have all been cast in OUTCAST. Executive produced by Robert Kirkman, the series follows a young man plagued by a demonic possession who begins a journey to find answers but ends up uncovering something that could lead to the end of life on Earth as we know it. Cathey is repped by Paradigm, Crockett is repped by SirenSong Entertainment, Schmidt is repped by ICM and Davis Spylios Management, Pardue is repped by Don Buchwald & Associates and ROAR.
Allison Tolman is set to appear on REVIEW. The comedy series follows a critic who takes aim at everything from divorce to anonymous sex to criminal activity in lieu of any food or cinema to criticize. Tolman will play Marisa, a nurse who becomes involved with blackmail. She is repped by UTA and Odenkirk Provissiero Entertainment.
Katie Aselton is set to guest star on WEIRD LONERS. The comedy centers on four commitment-phobes who are forced together and form an unlikely bond in a small townhouse. Aselton has been cast as April, a fun-loving bisexual who gets caught in a romantic tug-of-war between two of the friends. Aselton is repped by ICM and Untitled Entertainment.
Michael Ealy will star in a one-season series regular role on THE FOLLOWING. The serial killer drama follows a police detective that faces serial killers and cult murderers. Ealy will play a brilliant, chameleon-like killer. Ealy is repped by Gersh.
Katey Sagal has been cast in Kurt Sutter’s THE BASTARD EXECUTIONER. The drama project tells the story of a warrior knight who vows to lay down his sword after being broken by the horrors of war but is forced to go back on his promise when violence finds him again. No word yet on the role Sagal will play in the project. Sagal is repped by WME and B and B Management.
Samantha Mathis has joined the cast of THE STRAIN in a pivotal role. The series follows a doctor from the CDC and others who band together to fight a deadly spread of vampirism in NYC and the ancient evil that has brought it. Mathis will join the sophomore drama as Justine Feraldo, a tough-as-nails City Councilwoman for Staten Island who employs hardcore cops to eradicate the vampires from Staten Island. Mathis is repped by Paradigm and The Schiff Company.
Adria Arjona has joined TRUE DETECTIVE in a recurring role. The second season of the hit series follows a new group of characters solving a new mystery, more specifically, three detectives and a career criminal join forces to find the truth in a conspiracy behind a murder. Arjona will play girlie but practical Emily, the girlfriend of Taylor Kitsch’s character. She is repped by One Entertainment and Phoenix Artists.
Chris Diamantopoulos has a recurring role on SILICON VALLEY. The comedy series follows a high tech start up company. Diamantopoulos has been cast as Russ Hanneman, a successful businessman who takes an interest in the company. He is repped by WME and Untitled.
Hugh Laurie has booked a guest starring role on the upcoming fourth season of VEEP. The comedy series stars Julia Louis-Dreyfus as the Vice President who realizes the office isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. Laurie is repped by WME and Hamilton Hodell.
Riley Smith has joined the second season of TRUE DETECTIVE. The second season of the series explores an entirely new characters solving an entirely new mystery. Smith will portray boyish sherrif’s deputySteve Mercier, the boyfriend to Rachel McAdams’s character. Smith is repped by Gersh and Sanders/Armstrong/Caserta Management.
After the brief glimpse of Jon Hamm last season, it sounds like PARKS AND RECREATION is bringing him back for its final season. Hamm will reprise his short role as the inept Parks employee, Ed. He is repped by CAA and Forward Entertainment.
Garcelle Beauvais has landed a recurring role on GRIMM. The series centers on a detective that can see monsters from fair tale legends and must use this power to stop them. Beauvais will portray Henrietta, a Hexenbiest who is a longtime family friend of Captain Renard. She’s currently slated to appear in three episodes with the possibility of more. She is repped by APA and Luber Roklin Entertainment.
Ashley Zukerman has been cast as the lead in CHILDHOOD’S END. The sci-fi miniseries chronicles the peaceful alien invasion of earth by the mysterious Overlords. Zukerman will play Jake Greggson, an American production designer whose children start to possess psychic powers. He is repped by APA and Cohn/Torgan Management.
Chad Coleman and Jared Harris are set to join Thomas Jane and Steven Strait in THE EXPANSE. The sci-fi series tells the story of a detective and a rogue ship captain who team up to find a missing girl but find themselves entangled in an intergalactic conspiracy instead. Coleman will play Fred Johnson, a former Marine caught in a power struggle between Earth and Mars, while Harris has been cast as Anderson Dawes, a character who conflicts with Jane’s. Coleman is repped by TalentWorks and Vanguard Management, while Harris is repped by Independent Talent Group and Gateway Management Company.
Inbar Lavi has been booked as a recurring guest on THE LAST SHIP. The series concerns a crew of survivors on the last naval destroyer that must find a way to save what’s left of humanity after a global pandemic. The sophomore mystery/drama will see Lavi star as Ravit Bivas, a trained Israeli soldier that can disappear undercover. Lavi is repped by ICM Partners and Justice & Ponder.