Liza LaPira will star alongside Rebel Wilson in SUPER FUN NIGHT. The project follows three friends (one of which will be played by Lapira), who set out to make Fridays always fun. Lapira starred in last year’s rom-com “Crazy, Stupid, Love” and in the TV show “Don’t Trust The B—“. She is repped by APA.
Bahar Soomekh will star in the drama pilot THOSE WHO KILL. The project follows a detective and forensics expert (Chloe Sevigny and James D’Arcy) who are knowledgable of serial killers. Soomekh will play D’Arcy’s wife, a devout woman who can become frustrated with how obsessed with his work he can become. Soomekh starred in the third, fourth and fifth “Saw” films and is currently featured on the show “Parenthood”. She is repped by The Kohner Agency. James Morrison and Kerry O’Malley will also star, Morrison as Detective Captain Frank Bisgaard, the duo’s superior and O’Malley as Sevigny’s best friend. Morrison currently stars in “Revenge” and is repped by Stone Manners Salners Agency. O’Malley currently stars in “Boardwalk Empire” and “666 Park Avenue”. She is repped by Professional Artists.
Meagen Fay has been cast as Bernadette’s mother, Mrs. Rostenkowski, for an episode in the upcoming season of THE BIG BANG THEORY. Fay starred in Adam Sandler’s most recent comedy “That’s My Boy”. She is repped by SMS Talent.
Janel Parrish will be featured in a guest role on HAWAII FIVE-O. She will play an ambitious chemistry student who gets frustrated when her medical career plans are derailed. Parrish was a regular on “Pretty Little Liars” and also starred in the indie pic “Celeste and Jesse Forever”. She is repped by Stone Manners Salners Agency.
DB Woodside will be featured in a multiple episode arc in The CW’s EMILY OWENS M.D. The project, which follows Emily (Mamie Gummer) navigating her first hospital job, will feature Woodside as Evan, Dr. Gina Bandari’s husband. Woodside most recently starred in the series “Parenthood” and “Charlie’s Angels”. He is repped by Don Buchwald and Associates.
Emily Rios will star in the drama THE BRIDGE, which follows an American and a Mexican investigator teaming up to find a serial killer operating on both sides of the border. Rios will star as Adrianna Perez, an intelligent young reporter for the El Paso Times. Rios is perhaps best known for her recurring role in “Breaking Bad” and in “Men of a Certain Age”. She is repped by Domain.
Rosemarie DeWitt and Patton Oswalt are set to star in recurring roles on Aaron Sorkin’s THE NEWSROOM. DeWitt will play a litigator defending Atlantis Cable News in a wrongful termination lawsuit. Oswalt will star as Jonas Pfeiffer, the new VP of human resources. DeWitt has starred in several films this year including “The Odd Life of Timothy Green” and “The Watch”. She is repped by ICM and will next star in “Touchy Feely” and “Fairhaven”. Oswalt is repped by CAA and recently wrapped on “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” and “Odd Thomas”.
Ken Leung and Jeananne Goossen will star alongside Eoin Macken and Freddy Rodriguez in the medical drama AFTER HOURS, which centers on the late night shifts at a San Antonio hospital. Leung will play Topher, a former Army surgeon hardened from the battlefield. Goossen will play a beautiful resident at the hospital. Leung currently stars in the series “Person of Interest” He is repped by Hartig-Hilepo Agency. Goossen recently starred in the Nicholas Sparks adaptation “The Vow”. she is repped by Characters Talent Agency and Greene & Associates Talent Agency.
Hannah New will star alongside Toby Stephens in BLACK SAILS, which follows the adventures of famous pirate Captain Flint (Stephens) and his men. New will play Eleanor, the owner of the Open Nassau saloon, a rowdy buccaneer bar. New starred in the pilot of the inactive series “Shelter”. She is repped by Creative Artists Management and IFA Talent Agency.
Alimi Ballard and Alex Shaffer have joined the cast of TROOPER, which centers on a recently divorced mother of three (Mira Sorvino) who is also a state trooper. Ballard will play Lt. Hollis Figgins, the trooper’s superior officer while Shaffer plays her son. Ballard starred in the CBS series “Numb3rs”. He is repped by Stone Manners Salners Agency. Shaffer, who is repped by CAA, last starred in the comedy “Win Win”. Eion Bailey will also star as Sorvino’s partner in the field.
Eric Petersen will star in the pilot GIANT BABY, which focuses on a Broadway star who finds her life turned upside down when her long-lost son, turns up looking to connect after his adopted mother has died. Peterson will play Arlo, the long-lost son. Peterson was last in the ABC comedy/drama “GCB”. He is repped by Bauman Redanty & Shaul.