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'iZombie' to stage a 'Veronica Mars' reunion

Ryan Hansen has landed a guest-starring role on The CW’s midseason drama iZombie, EW has learned exclusively.

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Naomi Campbell joins 'Empire'

Naomi Campbell is set to recur on Fox’s Empire, the hip-hop drama from Lee Daniels and Danny Strong.

Empire centers around a hip-hop enterprise run by Lucious Lyon (Terrence Howard), who will stop at nothing to protect his dynasty. According to a press release from Fox, Campbell will play Camilla, “an alluring woman involved in a steamy affair with the much younger potential heir to his father’s throne, Hakeem (Bryshere Gray), over whom she exercises considerable influence.”

“Naomi is a beautiful actress. Underrated in my mind,” Daniels said in a statement. “She will be wonderful as Camilla. I am truly thrilled to have one of my close friends join us.”

Campbell will join a distinguished cast, which already includes Taraji P. Henson as Lucious’ ex-wife, Cookie Lyon, and Gabourey Sidibe as Lucious’ assistant, Becky.

Empire is set to premiere in early 2015 on Fox.

'Scorpion' enlists Kid Cudi, Method Man as rivals

Rappers Kid Cudi and Method Man have landed guest-starring roles on CBS’ new drama Scorpion, EW has learned exclusively.

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'The Millers' taps 'SNL' vet Molly Shannon as Margo Martindale's nemesis

Margo Martindale, meet your match. Molly Shannon has landed a guest-starring role on The Millers, EW has learned exclusively.

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'Rizzoli & Isles' star Sasha Alexander lands major arc on 'Shameless'

Sasha Alexander has landed a major multi-episode guest-starring role on Shameless’ upcoming fifth season, EW has learned.

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Zach Gilford, Jonathan Cake join USA's 'Stanistan'

From the fictional town of Dillon, Texas, to a whole new fictional country—that seems to be the latest trajectory for Zach Gilford, who’s joined the cast of USA’s upcoming original drama pilot Stanistan.

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'Peter Pan Live!' casts its Wendy and Tiger Lily

Allison Williams‘ Peter Pan finally has a Wendy!

Taylor Louderman, known for her lead role on Broadway’s Bring It On: The Musical, has been cast as Wendy Darling in Peter Pan Live!, NBC’s follow-up to its successful 2013 telecast of The Sound of Music Live with Carrie Underwood. Wendy is, of course, one of the three Darling children, whose mother will be portrayed by Kelli O’Hara.

Along with Louderman, Alanna Saunders has joined the cast as Tiger Lily, the Native American who rules her “islanders” on Neverland before being captured by Captain Hook (and later rescued by Peter Pan). Tiger Lily then becomes an ally of Peter, Wendy, and company in their efforts to take down Hook, whom we know will be played by Christopher Walken. As for Saunders, her stage credits include Gypsy and A Chorus Line.

Peter Pan Live! will air on Thursday, Dec. 4 at 8 p.m. on NBC.

'Justified' adds Sam Elliott and Garret Dillahunt for final season

It doesn’t sound like Justified will go gently into that good night. The FX drama, which premieres its sixth and final season in January, has added Sam Elliott and Garret Dillahunt in recurring roles.

Per the network’s announcement, Elliott will play Markham, a legendary gangster who returns to Kentucky with a private army and plenty of cash, which he earned growing legal weed in Colorado. He wants to win back both his empire and his lost love, Katherine Hale (Mary Steenburgen). He’ll rub up against Deputy U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens (Timothy Olyphant), as well as Boyd (Walton Goggins), who seemed poised to re-enter the world of bank robbing with Hale and Wynn Duffy (Jere Burns) in season 5’s finale. Another wrinkle: Katherine secretly believes Markham is the rat who turned on her husband. READ FULL STORY

'The Simpsons' star Yeardley Smith heads to 'The Mindy Project'

Lisa Simpson is popping up all over TV this fall. Yeardley Smith, who voices The Simpsons’ eldest daughter, will guest-star on an upcoming episode of The Mindy Project, EW has learned exclusively.

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'Private Practice' alum Brian Benben heads to 'Scandal'

Brian Benben is returning to Shondaland. The Private Practice alum has landed a guest-starring role on Scandal, EW has learned exclusively.

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'Royal Pains' star Mark Feuerstein joins 'Nurse Jackie'

Royal Pains star Mark Feuerstein has landed a recurring guest role on the seventh season of Nurse Jackie, EW has learned exclusively.

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Scott Glenn joins 'Daredevil' cast as Matt Murdock's mentor

Casting announcements for Marvel’s first foray into Netflix, next year’s Daredevil, continue to roll out one by one. While many of the major players in Hell’s Kitchen have been cast, Marvel today announced who will play an  piece of Matt Murdock’s story: his mentor.

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Shohreh Aghdashloo heads to 'Scorpion'

Shohreh Aghdashloo has landed a guest-starring role on CBS’ new drama Scorpion, EW has learned exclusively.

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