Friday, March 15, 2013

TV News - 'The Good Wife,' 'Delirium,' 'Togetherness,' 'I Am Victor,' 'The Vatican,' 'Surgeon General,' 'Ground Floor,' 'The Killing,' 'Sleepy Hollow,' 'Unforgettable,' 'Burn Notice,' 'I Suck at Girls,' 'Super Clyde,' 'Two Wrongs' & 'Backstrom'

        Friday, March 15 - Mad Men alum Cara Buono has landed a guest spot on the penultimate episode of CBS' The Good Wife's fourth season. She will play a woman who hires Lockhart Gardner after her husband dies on the job under very questionable circumstances and she is being told to keep quiet.

Erin Cahill has booked a role on the FOX drama pilot Delirium from Karyn Usher and starring Emma Roberts and Daren Kagasoff. She will play Rachel, Lena's (Roberts) conservative older sister.

Amanda Peet (Bent, The Good Wife) has been cast as a lead on the HBO comedy pilot Togetherness from Mark and Jay Duplass. She will play Tina Morris, an energetic and beautiful woman who is fun, outgoing, mischievous and smart in both dress and brainpower. Tina relocates from Houston to Los Angeles and moves in with her sister Michelle Pierson (Melanie Lynskey) and her husband Brett Pierson.

James Lafferty (One Tree Hill) and Joshua Erenberg (Suburgatory) have joined the cast of the untitled NBC drama pilot from Rand Ravich and starring Gillian Anderson and Dermot Mulroney. Lafferty will play the private school instructor who was abducted with his students. Erenberg will play Anton, a genius student whisked away into the woods by the wounded Finley (Lance Gross) to save him.

Josh Zuckerman (90210) will co-star on the NBC drama pilot I Am Victor starring John Stamos. He will play a green, neurotic but brilliant attorney.

In a bit of timely news, Bruno Ganz (Downfall) has joined the cast of the Showtime drama pilot The Vatican as the new pope. His Pope Sixtus VI is of German ancestry and is described as unassuming and an introspective caretaker of the Church who struggles with his own legacy and how history will judge his papacy.

Mike Colter (The Good Wife, The Following) has been cast on the CBS drama pilot The Surgeon General starring Jason Isaacs. He will play Dr. McCallan, the epidemiologist on Dr. Sherman's (Isaacs) staff.

James Earl and Rene Gube have been added to the cast of the TBS comedy pilot Ground Floor from Bill Lawrence and Greg Malins. Earl will play Derrick, a laid-back guy who works with Jennifer (Briga Heelan) on the ground floor. Gube will play Threepeat, a money manger with "super-gelled hair."

Scandal recurring player Gregg Henry has joined the upcoming third season of AMC's The Killing in the recurring role of Carl Reddick. His character is Holder's (Joel Kinnaman) seasoned new partner, a career cop who's managed to neither excel to the top ranks nor ruffle anyone's feathers.

Go On series regular John Cho has booked a guest spot on the FOX drama pilot Sleepy Hollow. He will play Andy Dunn, a likable police officer in Sleepy Hollow who has Detective Abbie Archer's (Nicole Beharie) back and is seemingly compassionate and helpful - but there is more to him than meets the eye.

Dallas Roberts (The Good Wife, The Walking Dead) has joined the cast of the upcoming second season of CBS' Unforgettable as a series regular. He will play Eliot, who is in charge of the Major Cases Section of the NYPD. Additionally, James Laio and Tawny Cypress have landed recurring roles on the summer drama. Laio will play Jay, a detective with expertise in a wide range of technical subjects in the Major Cases Section. Cypress will play Murray, a former decorated FBI agent who begins work at the Major Cases Section.

Jack Coleman (Heroes) and Stephen Martines (The Closer) will recur on the upcoming seventh season of USA's Burn Notice. Coleman will play Andrew Strong, a ranking CIA officer who has seen it all. Noble but also obsessive at times, Strong is a relentless taskmaster who pushed Michael (Jeffrey Donovan) to do whatever it takes to complete the mission. Martines will play Carlos Cruz, a swashbuckling bounty hunter and Fiona's (Gabrielle Anwar) charming new boyfriend.

Alex Kapp Horner (The New Adventures of Old Christine) has been tapped for the female lead role on the FOX comedy pilot I Suck at Girls. She will play Joanne, Jack's (Christopher Meloni) wife who, after years of deftly raising and running the family, she is going back to law school, leaving her husband as a full-time parent for the first time. Additionally, Kevin Hernandez and Tyler Foden will co-star on the pilot. Hernandez will play George, Frankie's (Connor Buckley) overly confident best friend. Foden will play Mikey, Frankie's other best friend, a tough kid from a broken home.

Stephen Fry has booked his first ever U.S. pilot with a leading role on the CBS comedy pilot Super Clyde from Greg Garcia and starring Rupert Grint. He will play Randolph, Super Clyde's (Grint) sidekick and butler - the Alfred to Clyde's Bruce Wayne.

Troy Garity (Boss) has joined the cast of the untitled ABC comedy pilot co-created and starring John Leguizamo. He will play Crash, a loyal friend of John's (Leguizamo) from the Old Neighborhood who was a talented graffiti artist and now is John's personal assistant and lives in the basement of John's brownstone.

Ezekiel Stremiz has been cast on the FOX comedy pilot Two Wrongs starring Jake Hoffman and Kelli Garner. He will play Johnny, Jenny's (Garner) unbelievably sexy ex-boyfriend.

Beatrice Rosen has been added to the cast of the CBS drama pilot Backstrom from Hart Hanson. She will play Nadia, a foreign-born civilian who supports the detectives in the Special Crimes Group.