Karine Vanasse will be a regular starting with the fourth season of REVENGE. Vanasse most recently starred in the films “Laurence Anyways” and “All the Wrong Reasons” and is repped by WME. Hot on the tail of Vanasse’s promotion, Olivier Martinez will be joining the show to star as her father, Pascal. Martinez starred in “Blood and Chocolate” and “The Physician” and is repped by Resolution.
Rapper-actress Eve will star in an untitled interracial romance-comedy, but exact plot details are kept under wraps. Eve starred in “Barbershop” along Ice Cube and most recently appeared in “Bounty Killer” and “All Wifed Out.” She is repped by ICM.
Keke Palmer has joined the cast of GREY’S ANATOMY for a guest appearance. She will play a pregnant teen in the episode. Palmer starred in the films “Akeelah and the Bee” and “Joyful Noise” and will next appear in “Animal.” She is repped by WME.
Joshua Gomez will make a guest appearance on THE CRAZY ONES. He will play a copywriter named George who works with Hamish Linklater’s Andrew. Gomez has previously appeared on “Chuck”, “Breaking Bad” and “Without a Trace” and is repped by Progressive Artists Agency.
Yvonne Strahovski has been tapped to star in Fox’s 24: LIVE ANOTHER DAY. The follow up to hit action series “24” sees Jack Bauer on the run in Europe. Strahovski will play Kate Morgan, a London-based CIA field operative. Strahovski starred as Sarah Walker on “Chuck” and as Hannah McKay on “Dexter.” She is repped by Paradigm. Joining Strahovski is Benjamin Bratt, who will play CIA head Steve Harris. Bratt lent his voice to “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2” and “Despicable Me 2” and is repped by WME.
Condola Rashad will star in HIEROGLYPH. The project centers on a thief who is sprung from prison to serve the Pharaoh. Rashad will play Nefertari, the Pharoah’s half-sister. Rashad starred on “Smash” as well as in the film “Sex and the City 2.” She is repped by Harden-Curtis Associates.
Thomas Dekker will be a regular on Fox’s BACKSTROM. He plays Gregory, a young gay man who is Backstrom’s connection to the crime underworld. Dekker previously appeared in “Heroes” and “Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles.” He is repped by Resolution.
Elizabeth Whitson, Kofi Siriboe, Evan Crooks and Monty Geer have all joined AWKWARD for the upcoming season. Whitson will play transfer student Eva who gains everyone’s attention. She is repped by Sweeney Entertainment. Siriboe will play Tyler, a student spending a year in America from Rwanda. He is repped by Innovative Artists. Crooks and Geer will play a gay duo who are always causing trouble. They are repped by Paradigm and Talent House LA respectively.
Jane Kaczmarek, best known for her work on “Malcolm in the Middle”, has joined PLAYING HOUSE for a multiple-episode arc. The show stars Lennon Parham and Jessica St. Clair as two best friends who come back together when both of their lives are spiraling downward. Kaczmarek will play Emma, St. Clair’s opinionated and abrasive mother. She has previously starred on “Whitney” and is repped by ICM.