Friday, August 17, 2012

TV News - 'Game of Thrones,' 'Raising Hope,' 'Family Tools,' 'Hawaii Five-0,' 'Made in Jersey,' 'Glee,' 'Revenge,' 'Do No Harm,' 'Golden Boy,' 'Last Resort,' 'Don't Trust the B in Apartment 23,' 'Scandal,' 'Community' & 'Homeland'

        Friday, August 17 - Today's casting updates include new roles and upcoming guest stars on FOX's Raising Hope and Glee; ABC's The Family Tools, Revenge, Last Resort, Scandal and Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23; CBS' Hawaii Five-0, Golden Boy and Made in Jersey; Showtime's Homeland; NBC's Do No Harm and Community; and HBO's Game of Thrones.

Ciarán Hinds (Political Animals, Rome) has been tapped to play a pivotal role on the upcoming third season of HBO's Game of Thrones. He will play the much-alluded to role of Mance Rayder, the leader of the wildings.

Chris Klein (American Pie, Wilfred) will appear on the third season of FOX's Raising Hope. He will play Brad, a local celebrity realtor who Jimmy (Lucas Neff) learns is his "almost" long-lost older brother. Klein will only appear in one episode.

Bobby Bowman (My Name is Earl, Raising Hope) has stepped down as executive producer/showrunner for ABC's upcoming midseason comedy, The Family Tools. He will be replaced by veteran duo Joshua Sternin and Jeffrey Ventimiglia (That '70s Show).

Kendall Jenner will make her acting debut on an early October episode of CBS' Hawaii Five-0. No details on her character have been revealed yet.

Enver Gjokaj (Dollhouse, Dexter) will appear on CBS' new drama Made in Jersey, this fall. He will play U.S. attorney Tommy Ligand, who also is Martina's (Janet Montgomery) ex-boyfriend.

View co-host Whoopi Goldberg will return to the upcoming fourth season of FOX's Glee. She appeared as NYADA dean Carmen Tibideaux in three episodes last season and will continue to recur on the series this fall.

JR Bourne (Teen Wolf) will recur on the upcoming second season of ABC's Revenge. He will play Raymond, a Hamptons resident who tries to hide his rough edges with many worldly possessions.

After guest staring in the pilot, Samm Levine (Freaks and Geeks) will officially recur throughout the first season of NBC's Do No Harm. He plays Josh, Dr. Jason Cole's (Steven Pasquale) assistant.

Ron Yuan will recur on CBS' midseason drama, Golden Boy. He will Lt. Kang, the cops' hard-nosed supervisor at the precinct.

Michael Mosley (Pan Am) has signed on as a recurring guest star on ABC's upcoming drama, Last Resort. He will play Chief Engineer Anders, a crew member of U.S.S. Colorado who is put under pressure when Marcus (Andre Braugher) orders him to turn on a prototype cloaking device name Perseus created by Kylie Sinclair (Autumn Reeser). He will appear in at least two episodes.

Ben Lawson (Covert Affairs, The Deep End) will recur on the upcoming second season of ABC's Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23. He will play Jonathan, a new love interest for Chloe (Krysten Ritter) who can match all of her bitchy quips.

Steven Bailey (Grey's Anatomy), Norm Lewis (Porgy and Bess) and Patrick Fischler (Lost) are all set to recur on the upcoming second season of ABC's Scandal. Lewis will play an ex of Olivia's (Kerry Washington) while Fischler will be a whistleblower who comes to Olivia for help. Lorraine Toussaint (Saving Grace) and Gregg Henry (Gilmore Girls) will also appear as guest stars this season.

Malcolm McDowell (Franklin & Bash) will appear in a multi-episode arc on NBC's Community. He will play Professor Cornwallis, Greendale's new history professor.