Tuesday, October 1, 2013

TV News - Ed Asner to Appear on 'The Crazy Ones'; 'Lost' Vet Cast on 'Suits'; Plus 4 More Updates!

Leslie Bibb joins The Following.

Unveil adds an ex-boyfriend.

Justified fills in the ranks of a crime family.

Shipping magnate is coming to The Knick.

Alicia Witt (Friday Night Lights) and Edi Gathegi (X-Men: First Class) have landed recurring roles on the fifth season of FX's Justified. Witt will play Wendy Crowe, the smart, sexy sister of crime lord Dale Crowe (Michael Rapaport). She's a paralegal and the public face of the Crowe crime family. Gathegi will play Jean Baptiste, a Haitian criminal in the employ of the Crowe family. The villain in charge of the Crowe family gator farm, he's a former member of the Haitian secret police and has a coldly merciless attitude when it comes to disposing of both gators and humans.

Josh Kelly (Army Wives) will co-star on the Lifetime drama pilot Unreal starring Shiri Appleby. He will play Jeremy, a cameraman on the dating show who also is Rachel's (Appleby) ex-boyfriend.

Grainger Hines (Hell on Wheels) has been cast on Cinemax's upcoming drama series The Knick. He will play Captain August Robertson, a self-made shipping magnate, who has used his fortune to keep the doors of the hospital open to the many poor immigrants who have arrived in New York on his ships. He installed his daughter Cornelia (Juliet Rylance) on the Board of Directors and together they are using his money to bring the crumbling hospital into the 20th century.

USA's Suits has tapped Patrick Fischler (Lost, Mad Men, Mob City) to appear on the second half of its third season. He will play A. Eliot Stemple, a Harvard Law School classmate and rival of Harvey's (Gabriel Macht).

Legendary actor Ed Asner will guest star on an upcoming episode of CBS' The Crazy Ones. He will play Glen "Mr. Finger" Hastings, a commercial actor whom Sydney (Sarah Michelle Gellar) finds charming.

Leslie Bibb (GCB, About a Boy) has been cast on the second season of FOX's The Following. She will play Jana Murphy, a suburban housewife who unexpectedly finds herself in the company of Joe Carroll (James Purefoy). It's unclear on how many episodes she will appear in.