Tuesday, September 24, 2013

TV News - 'The Big Bang Theory' Brings Back Kate Micucci; 'Intelligence' Casts 'Lost' Vet as Josh Holloway's Wife; Plus 11 More Updates!

Oscar winner joins The Black Box.

Castiel gets a love interest on Supernatural.

Plus additional updates for Syfy's Dominion (pilot); USA's White Collar; FOX's The Mindy Project; USA's Love Is Dead (pilot); Amazon's Gortimer Gibbon's Life on Normal Street (pilot); AMC's Line of Sight (pilot); CBS' Hostages; ABC's Scandal; and NBC's Chicago PD.

Oscar winner Vanessa Redgrave has joined the cast of ABC's upcoming limited drama series The Black Box starring Kelly Reilly. She will play Dr. Hartramph, Elizabeth's (Reilly) psychiatrist and the only one who knows all her secrets.

Syfy's drama pilot Dominion has signed Anthony Stewart Head, Roxanne McKee, Luke Allen-Gale and Shivani Ghai for roles. Head will play the president of the Senate of Vega, one of the few cities left standing. McKee will play the closet thing Vega has to a princess. Allen-Gale is the scion of Vega's other ruling family. Finally, Ghai will guest in the pilot as a foreign diplomat.

Do No Harm star Steven Pasquale will guest on the upcoming fifth season of USA's White Collar. He will play Conrad Worth, a shadier-than-average Wall Street stock broker.

Kendra Wilkinson has been cast in "a funny little part" in an upcoming episode of FOX's The Mindy Project.

Shannon Lucio (The O.C.) has been tapped to appear on the upcoming ninth season of The CW's Supernatural. She will play April Kelly, a new love interest for Castiel (Misha Collins). She will first appear in the third episode of the season - airing October 22.

Zuleikha Robinson (Homeland, Lost) has landed a recurring role on CBS' midseason drama series Intelligence. She will play Amelia, Gabriel's (Josh Holloway) wife and an intelligence officer who has been missing from duty for some time.

Kate Micucci has booked a return appearance to CBS' The Big Bang Theory. She played Lucy, the socially awkward woman who opted to break up with Raj (Kunal Nayyar) rather than expand her comfort zone for several episodes in the series' sixth season. She will reprise her role in the eighth episode of the seventh season - airing November 14.

Richard Kind (Spin City, Argo) has joined the cast of the USA comedy pilot Love Is Dead. He will play Ken Bell, Alex's (Rappaport) father, a cantankerous man with a penchant for tough-love advice and quality mustard.

Sloan Morgan Segal and Robyn Lively will lead the cast of the Amazon kids pilot Gortimer Gibbon's Life on Normal Street. Segal will play Gortimer while Lively will play her smart, relaxed and independent mom.

Chinasa Ogbuagu (The Following) had been cast on the AMC drama pilot Line of Sight. She will play Mary Jo Stiger, who is trying to figure out why her husband died in the plane crash while the others escaped uninjured.

Warehouse 13 star Joanne Kelly has been tapped for a recurring role on CBS' Hostages. She will play Vanessa, an ambitious ambassador and the sister of the First Lady of the United States (Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio).

Heroes vet Jack Coleman will appear in multiple episodes of the third season of ABC's Scandal. He will play Daniel Douglas, a charming Southerner with ties to one of the gladiators.

America Olivo (Degrassi: The Next Generation) will recur on NBC's upcoming midseason drama Chicago PD. She will play Laura Dawson, a business woman and Antonio (Jon Seda) wife.