Weeds alum Elizabeth Perkins has landed a guest-starring role on How to Get Away with Murder, EW has learned exclusively.
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The city of Gotham is about to welcome another villain into the mix.
Nicholas D’Agosto (Masters Of Sex) has been cast as Harvey Dent in Fox’s freshman drama Gotham, EW has confirmed. Those familiar with the Batman series will know that Dent becomes the hideous villain Two-Face. D’Agosto will recur for the rest of the first season with an option to become a regular in season 2.
Dent is described as a “bright, charming, idealistic Assistant District Attorney” trying to rid Gotham of its crime. Dexter alum David Zayas has already been tapped to play mob boss Salvatore Maroni, the man responsible for disfiguring Dent and his transformation. Aaron Eckhart played the role of Dent in Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight.
Gotham airs Mondays at 8 pm on Fox.
The Office’s Angela Kinsey is returning to NBC on its new upcoming series Bad Judge.
The comedy stars Kate Walsh as the sexually unapologetic, well-respected judge Rebecca, whose personal life is often messier than the criminals she sentences.
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.
Margo Martindale, meet your match. Molly Shannon has landed a guest-starring role on The Millers, EW has learned exclusively.
Sasha Alexander has landed a major multi-episode guest-starring role on Shameless’ upcoming fifth season, EW has learned.
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.
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.
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
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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