Thursday, March 28, 2013

TV News - 'Brenda Forever,' 'New Girl,' 'Boardwalk Empire,' 'Law & Order: SVU,' 'Dads' & 'Jacked Up'

        Thursday, March 28 - David Krumholtz (Numb3rs, Partners) has booked a guest starring role with the option of becoming a regular on the NBC comedy pilot Brenda Forever starring Ellie Kemper. He will play a very close friend of 31-year-old Brenda (Kemper).

Taylor Swift will appear in the May 14 season finale of FOX's New Girl. She will play Elaine, an "important guest" at the wedding of Cece (Hannah Simone) and Shivrang (Satya Bhabha).

Eric Ladin (The Killing, Big Love) will recur on the upcoming fourth season of HBO's Boardwalk Empire as a young J. Edgar Hoover.

Once Upon a Time vet Eion Bailey will guest star on an upcoming episode of NBC's Law & Order: SVU. He will play Frank Patterson, a veteran of the Iraq war with PTSD who is a key witness in an investigation of a sexual assault in a nightclub. He will appear in episode 21 - slated to air in April.

Vanessa Lachey (Entertainment Tonight, Wipeout) has joined the cast of the FOX straight-to-series comedy Dads. She will play Camilla, Warner's (Tommy Dewey) ife and the mother of their two children. She replaces Erin Pineda - who was originally cast in the role but exited the series after the first table read.

Tyne Daly (Cagney & Lacey) and Missi Pyle (The Artist) have been cast on the CBS comedy pilot Jacked Up starring Patrick Warburton. Daly will play Jack's (Warburton) mother and Pyle will play his sister.