When Sam Anderson booked the recurring role of teacher Danny Pink on the long-running British time travel show Doctor Who, he couldn’t wait to spread the good news. “I got the call and was like, ‘Woah, man, I got Doctor Who!'” the actor says. “My agent rang again. ‘Don’t tell anyone!’ I was like, ‘I just told a roomful of people!’ But luckily it was a couple of actors and some jazz musicians, who really couldn’t care less. So I wasn’t too worried.”
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Agent Carter has finally begun filling out its cast. Dollhouse alum Enver Gjokaj and One Tree Hill star Chad Michael Murray have joined the cast as series regulars, EW has confirmed.
Allison Tolman will check into The Mindy Project this fall, EW has confirmed.
Psych-os will be happy about this one: Corbin Bernsen will guest-star in an upcoming episode of CBS’ new drama Scorpion.
Scorpion stars Elyes Gabel as Walter O’Brien, an eccentric genius who assembles a team of super-geniuses to combat the complex threats of the modern age.
Battle Creek, CBS’ upcoming buddy cop drama co-created by Breaking Bad‘s Vince Gilligan and House‘s David Shore may not have a premiere date, but it does have a noteworthy guest star.
Patton Oswalt joins stars Josh Duhamel and Dean Winters as the unorthodox mayor of Battle Creek, Mich., in the freshman season’s sixth episode, “Cereal Killer,” EW has learned exclusively. The character’s full name? Mayor Scooter Hardy. There really was no other casting choice.
Duhamel stars as Milton Chamberlain, a handsome, charismatic FBI agent with unlimited resources, who opens a field office at the underfunded police station in Battle Creek and chooses a gruff local detective, Russ Agnew (Winters), to be his partner. Janet McTeer, Kal Penn, Edward Fordham, Jr. and Aubrey Dollar also star.
Oswalt, who’s become a go-to guest star, is also set to reprise his role as Fire Marshall Boone on Fox’s Brooklyn Nine-Nine this fall. Other recent turns include appearances on Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Modern Family, Drunk History, Justified, and Parks and Recreation.
Frasier alum David Hyde Pierce has landed a recurring role on The Good Wife.
The Emmy and Tony Award-winning actor will play a highly respected cable news legal commentator who is so disgusted by the corruption and murder rate in Chicago that he decides to run for office.
Matt Letscher, whom Scandal fans will recognize from his role as Billy Chambers, is heading to (fictional) New York City.
EW has confirmed that Letscher will guest star in the season-seven premiere of Castle as Henry Jenkins, a security consultant. According to TVLine, which first reported the news, Jenkins will give Beckett information “on the most important case of her life.” READ FULL STORY
Shonda Rhimes is heading to The Mindy Project.
The Grey’s Anatomy and Scandal creator, who is a big fan of the Fox comedy, will make her acting debut when she makes a cameo as herself in an upcoming season 3 episode. Details on her appearance, first reported by TVLine.com, are being kept under wraps.
The Mindy Project returns Sept. 16 at 9:30 p.m. ET on Fox.
There’s a new Katana is town: Arrow has tapped Rila Fukushima to play DC Comics heroine Katana, EW has confirmed. The Wolverine actress replaces Devon Aoki, who had to depart before her character’s debut due to a scheduling conflict.
We’re about to find out if Chicago P.D.’s Lindsay has mommy issues.
Night Court and Hearts Afire alum Markie Post has been tapped to play Erin Lindsay’s mom, Bunny, for a multi-episode arc on the NBC drama, EW has confirmed. A bartender in a dive bar, Bunny has been estranged from her daughter, but looks to reconnect now that she’s in a new relationship.
Post will first appear in the season 2 premiere, airing Sept. 24 at 10 p.m. on NBC.
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