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Golden Globe winner Ian McShane is dropping in on the next season of Showtime’s Ray Donovan in a season-long arc.
The Deadwood actor will play a prominent movie producer and billionaire who calls on Ray Donovan to perform one of his famous fixes, only to befriend him and form a powerful relationship. READ FULL STORY
A guy who gained fame for crooning Bon Jovi & The Eurythmics at a gas station on The Tonight Show. Another guy who taught a course on Survivor at Northwestern University. A professional barrel racer. These are just three of the contestants that will be competing on Survivor: Worlds Apart when season 30 of the CBS reality show premieres with a special 90-minute episode at 8pm on Feb. 25. Eighteen all new players will be vying for the million dollars and will be separated into three tribes: White Collar, Blue Collar, and No Collar. READ FULL STORY
You’re the Worst’s Aya Cash has landed a guest-starring role on Modern Family, EW has learned.
The BBC has announced that Game of Thrones actor Paul Kaye will appear in a two-episode adventure of the Peter Capaldi-starring Doctor Who. The new season of the time travel show, its ninth since Doctor Who returned to screens in 2005, has just started filming in Cardiff, Wales. In addition to playing the part of Thoros on GoT, Kaye has also appeared on the British sitcom Pulling and starred in the 2004 film, It’s All Gone Peter Tong. He originally became famous in the U.K. in the ’90s interviewing celebrities in the guise of his demented alter-ego, Dennis Pennis.
Walking Dead star Andrew Lincoln told us his show was going to “introduce a lot of new characters” in the second half of season 5 (which returns Feb. 8 on AMC). Well, we now know who will be paying one of those characters. Not only that, but the man joining the cast is the same man who played Han Solo! Which is, to say, the same man who voiced Han Solo in an episode of Phineas and Ferb. (What, you were expecting someone else?) READ FULL STORY
Shannara, MTV’s new fantasy series based on the popular book series from Terry Brooks, has added John Rhys-Davies, best known for The Lord of the Rings and Indiana Jones, to its cast.
The show, which follows the Shannara family thousands of years after civilization’s destruction, has previously cast Ivana Baquero as Eretria, Poppy Drayton as Amberle, Austin Butler as Wil Ohmsford, Manu Bennett as Allanon, and Aaron Jakubenko as Ander.
Rhys-Davies will join the cast as King Eventine. According to a release, he is Amberle’s grandfather who has ruled the kingdom of Arborlon for decades. “Eventine has done questionable things to keep the Four Lands at peace, but when his beloved granddaughter is chosen to fulfill a dangerous destiny, his path is changed as well,” the release said.
Shannara begins filming in New Zealand in February.
The Blacklist is stocking up on guest stars for its upcoming two-parter that kicks off following the Super Bowl.
EW has learned exclusively that David Strathairn and Janel Moloney will appear in the post-Super Bowl episode, while Gloria Reuben will appear in in the second part, which airs on The Blacklist’s new night on Thursday, Feb. 5 at 9 p.m. on NBC.
Another Battlestar Galactica alum is coming to Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
In news surprising to no one since the producers behind The Flash and Arrow love Spartacus actors, Liam McIntyre has been tapped to play Mark Mardon, also known as the Weather Wizard, EW has confirmed.
In July, MTV greenlit new series Shannara, based on the popular book series by Terry Brooks. With 10 episodes ordered, Shannara is set thousands of years after the destruction of civilization and follows the Shannara family, who just so happen to have a little ancient magic on their side. In other words, what they do next will change the world.
And now, MTV has announced that Pan’s Labyrinth‘s Ivana Baquero will join the series in the role of Eretria. In a press release, Eretria is described as coming from the “wrong side of the tracks” and being “forced to use her beauty and wits to survive.” Furthermore, “she’s a human who has been raised in a den of thieves known as the Rovers. When she rescues Wil from danger she becomes unwittingly tied to he and Amberle’s quest to save the Four Lands.”
Baquero joins the previously cast Poppy Drayton, who will play Amberle, Austin Butler in the role of Wil Ohmsford, Manu Bennett as Allanon, and Aaron Jakubenko as Ander. Read their character descriptions below.
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