Thursday, August 8, 2013

TV News - 'Haven,' 'Modern Family,' 'Outlander,' 'Orange Is the New Black,' 'Revolution,' 'The Tomorrow People,' 'Wayward Pines,' 'Covert Affairs,' 'Bones,' 'Hostages,' 'Parenthood,' 'Getting On' & 'The Carrie Diaries'

        Thursday, August 8 - Syfy's Haven has added Christian Camargo (Dexter) and Emma Lahana (Hellcats) for its fourth season. Camargo will play Wade, Duke's estranged half-brother who is haunted by a dark and lethal family secret. Lahana will play Jennifer Mason, a slightly off-kilter young lady who hears strange voices in her head.

Workaholics co-star Adam DeVine is joining ABC's Modern Family in a recurring role. He will play a male nanny who Gloria (Sofia Vergara) hires to help with baby Joe. He is "fun and matches Gloria's energy in the house." He will clash with Jay (Ed O'Neill) and Manny (Rico Rodriguez) and may develop into a new love interest for Haley (Sarah Hyland).

Tobias Menzies (Game of Thrones, Rome) has joined the cast of Starz's upcoming new drama series Outlander from Ron Moore. He will play both Frank Randall and Jonathan "Black Jack" Randall. Frank is Claire's 20th century husband and a professional historian with a particular interest in the 18th century and his own genealogy. Frank and Claire are reunited in 1945 after being separated by the war and rekindle their relationship when Claire disappears. Jonathan is Frank's dark and violent ancestor from the 18th century and a captain in the English Army posted into Scotland during the rebellion.

Netflix's Orange Is the New Black has upped recurring star Uzo Aduba to series regular for its second season. She plays fan favorite Susanne/Crazy Eyes.

Steven Culp (Desperate Housewives) has landed a role on the second season of NBC's Revolution. He will play Edward Truman, a clean-cut, dignified authority figure.

Al Sapienza (House of Cards, Person of Interest) will appear on The CW's new drama series The Tomorrow People. He will play Dennis Coburn, Cara's (Peyton List) father. He will first appear in episode three.

Greta Lee (Girls) has joined FOX's limited series Wayward Pines in a recurring guest star capacity. She will play Ruby, the barista at the only coffee shop in Wayward Pines. Not only is she a daily presence in everybody's morning, but she knows everyone's business.

Seeta Indrani (Broken) and Richard Short (666 Park Avenue) have been cast on USA's Covert Affairs. Indrani will play Sana, a beautiful and sophisticated Indian woman whom Annie (Piper Perabo) befriends in the hopes that she may be the key to bringing Henry (Henry Wilcox) down for good. Short will play Reese, a charming Irish rocker-type who becomes entangled in Annie's world.

Greg Rikaart (The Young and the Restless) will guest star on the September 23 episode of FOX's Bones. He will appear as someone who Booth and Brennan run into when they're undercover at a couples retreat.

Hilarie Burton (One Tree Hill, Grey's Anatomy) has landed a recurring role on CBS' new drama series Hostages. She will play Samantha, Brian Sanders' (Tate Donovan) assistant.

NBC's Parenthood has cast Lyndon Smith (90210) in a major recurring role for its fifth season. She will play Natalie, a classmate of Drew's (Miles Heizer) at Berkeley who he quickly develops a huge crush on.

Harry Dean Stanton and Daniel Stern will appear on HBO's new comedy series Getting On. Stanton will play Leonard Butler, a frail but feisty octogenarian who only thinks about one thing: sex with his girlfriend from his assisted living facility. Stern will play Richard James, Dr. Jenna James' (Laurie Metcalf) charming and erudite husband.

Las Vegas alum Molly Sims is set to appear in two episodes of The CW's The Carrie Diaries. She will play Vicky, a sexy woman who becomes intimately involved with Sebastian (Austin Butler).