Thursday, April 11, 2013

TV News - 'Sons of Anarchy,' 'Under the Dome,' 'Switched at Birth,' 'Boardwalk Empire,' 'Hell on Wheels' & 'Homeland'

        Thursday, April 11 - Drea de Matteo has signed on to return for multiple episodes on the upcoming sixth season of FX's Sons of Anarchy. She reprises her role of Wendy, Jax's (Charlie Hunnam) ex-wife and mother of his first-born, Abel. She will first appear in the season six premiere.

Ned Bellamy (Justified) has been cast in a recurring role on CBS' upcoming summer series Under the Dome. He will play Reverend Coggins.

Matt Kane will recur on ABC Family's Switched at Birth as Ethan, a brilliant and intense coffee shop barista and potential new love interest for Daphne (Katie Leclerc).

Medium star Patricia Arquette has been cast in a major recurring role on the upcoming fourth season of HBO's Boardwalk Empire. She will play Sally Wheet, a tough-as-nails Tampa speakeasy owner with connections to local gangsters.

Jennifer Ferrin (The Following, The Cape) has joined the cast of AMC's Hell on Wheels as a new series regular for the upcoming third season. She will play Louise Ellison, a smart, witty and flirtatious journalist hired by the New York Sun to cover the "story of the century" - the building of the Transcontinental Railroad. Louise imbues her work with an element of human emotion as well as thorough, blunt, truthful fact-finding. She is strong and independent and demands to be treated with the same respect that any man in her position would be given.

David Marciano will not return as a series regular for the upcoming third season of Showtime's Homeland. He plays Virgil, the surveillance expert frequently called upon by Carrie (Claire Danes) and Saul (Mandy Patinkin). He was a recurring guest star throughout the first season and was then promoted to series regular for season two. Although he won't return as a regular next season, he still may appear as a recurring guest star.