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P.J. Byrne of 'Wolf of Wall Street' is the latest addition to Martin Scorsese's HBO pilot

The Wolf of Wall Street‘s P.J. Byrne has joined Martin Scorsese’s currently untitled HBO rock ‘n’ roll pilot.

The currently untitled drama is set in 1970s New York and will follow Richie Finestra (Bobby Cannavale), a record exec trying to resurrect his label as punk and disco are breaking into the city’s drug- and sex-fueled music scene. Byrne has been cast in the role of Scott Levitt, Finestra’s partner. READ FULL STORY

'The O.C.'s' Melinda Clarke will guest star on TNT's 'Dallas' in a classic role

The O.C.’s Melinda Clarke has signed on guest star in two episodes in the third season of TNT’s Dallas, The Wrap reports.

Clarke will assume the role of Tracy Lawton, a character who was introduced in the 12th season of the original series and was played by Beth Toussaint. In the original series, McKay was introduced in 1988 as a love interest for Bobby Ewing (Patrick Duffy), and it was later revealed that she was in fact the daughter of Ewing’s rival Carter McKay (George Kennedy).

Since leaving The O.C., Clarke has guest starred on The CW’s The Vampire Diaries, HBO’s Entourage, and was a series regular on the recently canceled Nikita, which ran on The CW for four seasons.

Clarke will make her debut in the September 3 episode of Dallas‘s third season, which resumes on August 18.

'Orange is the New Black': Mary Steenburgen joins season 3

Mary Steenburgen behind bars? Possibly.

EW has confirmed that the Academy Award-winner will appear in season 3 of Netflix’s hit show Orange is the New Black. No details have been revealed about episode count or who she’ll play, but if we had to bet, we’d guess inmate (on odds alone).

Steenburgen broke the news herself on Twitter:

'Game of Thrones' Pedro Pascal will star in new Netflix drama

Oberyn might be gone from Game of Thrones, but Pedro Pascal has already signed on to his next project.

EW has confirmed that Pascal has been cast opposite Wagner Moura (Elysium) in Netflix’s upcoming series, Narcos. Written by Chris Brancato and directed by Jose Padilha, the drama tells the true story behind the spread of cocaine drug cartels and the lawmen who tried to take them down. Moura will star as famous drug kingpin Pablo Escobar, while Pascal takes on the role of Javier Pena, a Mexican DEA agent who is sent to Colombia in an attempt to take down (a.k.a. kill) Escobar. Deadline first reported the casting.

Narcos will premiere on Netflix in 2015.

'Bachelor in Paradise' cast revealed

If you’re still mourning the loss of Bachelor Pad, we have some good news: Although that specific Bachelor spin-off isn’t making a return, there’s another headed your way, and this one promises even more shirtlessness.

ABC has officially announced the cast of Bachelor in Paradise, the network’s latest reality TV endeavor, during which contestants will travel to Mexico and live together for seven weeks in an “isolated romantic paradise.” For seven episodes, we will get to watch all of their romantic explorations. We can’t promise kissing competitions, but ABC’s press release did mention something about “new twists, shocking surprises, unexpected guests, and some of the most unlikely relationships in Bachelor history.” Let’s all just hope none of that means Kasey is going to show up with a new tattoo.

Check out the full cast list below (with the Bachelor/Bachelorette season they appeared on in parentheses): READ FULL STORY

'Sons of Anarchy' casts Marilyn Manson in recurring role

Filming of Sons of Anarchy‘s final season got underway May 28. Here’s something to look forward to: Marilyn Manson will recur as Ron Tully, a white supremacist prison shot-caller who Jax uses to expand his power base. He’ll make his debut in the season 7 premiere this fall.

Sons has been such a big part of my life, as well as my father’s,” Manson says in FX’s announcement. “So I was determined to make him proud by being involved in what will probably be remembered as the most amazing piece of television cinema. After all, the very heart of SOA is about that relationship. So, now all I need is a motorcycle.”

UPDATE: The Bridge‘s Annabeth Gish has been cast as the new sheriff.

Melora Hardin joins cast of Amazon's 'Transparent'

Melora Hardin, who many may recognize as Michael’s quirky on-again off-again girlfriend Jan from The Office, is set to join the cast of Amazon’s Transparenta representative confirmed to EW.

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Original 'Flash' star John Wesley Shipp to play Barry Allen's father on CW series

The lighting bolt doesn’t fall far from the tight red suit.

John Wesley Shipp, the actor who played Barry Allen in the short-lived TV series The Flash on CBS in the ’90s, has been cast as Henry Allen, the superhero’s father in the upcoming CW remake starring Grant Gustin.

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Christian Borle set for 'Masters of Sex'

From musicals to masters: Broadway and Smash star Christian Borle will appear on season two of Masters of Sex.

Borle will recur as Frank Masters, William Masters’ (Michael Sheen) brother. Borle will be joined by previously announced season two additions including Betsy Brandt, Sarah Silverman, and Keke Palmer when the Showtime drama returns.

In addition to Smash, Borle was last seen on television in The Sound of Music Live! and The Good Wife. Fun note for theater fans: Annaleigh Ashford, who portrayed Betty Dimello on the first season of Masters and is returning for season two, was in Legally Blonde the Musical on Broadway with Borle back in 2007.

Masters of Sex returns to Showtime Sunday, July 13 at 10 p.m. ET.

'Girl Meets World' casts Cory's brother Joshua

Great news: The producers of Girl Meets World remembered that Cory has a much-younger brother.

Uriah Shelton (The Glades) has been cast to appear in the Boy Meets World spinoff, playing “Uncle Joshua,” EW has confirmed. A rep for the show says he’ll appear in more than one episode. E! first reported the news.

Joshua was a toddler when Cory was in college at the end of Boy Meets World, making him about 17 or 18 today. He’s just the latest in a long list of Boy Meets World characters set to appear on the Disney Channel spinoff, including Shawn Hunter (Rider Strong), Minkus (Lee Norris), Harley (Danny McNulty), and others. (Will Friedle, a.k.a big bro Eric, has to show up at some point, right!?)

Girl Meets World will officially premiere Friday, June 27 at 9:45 p.m. on Disney Channel; Disney Channel subscribers can watch the pilot now on WATCH Disney Channel.

'Vampire Diaries': Michael Malarkey will be a series regular in season 6

After Thursday night’s Vampire Diaries finale, we knew Enzo was back from the dead, but will he be sticking around Mystic Falls? The short answer of it all is: Yes!

Julie Plec revealed that not only will Enzo be returning as his vampire bad-boy self, but Michael Malarkey will officially be a Vampire Diaries series regular in season 6. “We have not seen the last of the delicious Michael Malarkey,” Plec said. “He’s a wonderful addition to the team, and he will be officially a series regular next year.” READ FULL STORY

Four 'Grey's Anatomy' actors score new, two-year deals

Four Grey’s Anatomy faves have inked new contracts that would ensure their return to the series through season 12, EW confirms.

Sara Ramirez, Justin Chambers, Chandra Wilson, and James Pickens Jr.’s new two-year deals come as series regular Sandra Oh prepares to exit the medical drama at the end of the current season. Official word of the show’s 11th season renewal is expected in the coming weeks. READ FULL STORY

Ray Romano cast in HBO's rock 'n' roll drama pilot

Ray Romano is the latest star to join the cast of HBO’s upcoming rock ‘n’ roll pilot, executive produced by Mick Jagger and Martin Scorsese and written by Terence Winter.

The pilot follows a record executive struggling to revive his label in the midst of the onset of punk and disco in 1970s New York. So far, Bobby Cannavale, Olivia Wilde, Juno Temple, Max Casella, Jack Quaid, and now, Romano are set to star.

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