Monday, October 14, 2013

TV News - 'Southland' Star Joins 'The Walking Dead'; 'Teen Beach Movie' Reunion on 'The Fosters'; Plus 7 More Updates!

Additional Updates for:
MTV's Teen Wolf; NBC's Revolution & Saturday Night Live; Starz's Outlander; and WGN America's Salem.

Pilot Castings:
Amazon's The After and TV Land's Jennifer Falls.

MTV has renewed its hit drama series Teen Wolf for a fourth season. The season will consist of 12 episodes and will likely debut in summer 2014. In addition, the network will also debut a companion talk show called Wolf Watch hosted by Jill Wagner that will follow every new Teen Wolf episode starting with the upcoming second half of the third season.

Edward Norton will serve as host for the October 26 episode of NBC's Saturday Night Live. He will be joined by musical guest Janelle Monae.

Lotte Verbeek (The Borgias) and James Fleet (Four Weddings and a Funeral) have joined Starz's upcoming drama series Outlander. Verbeek will play Geillis Duncan, a 18th-century Scottish woman who dabbles in the black arts and befriends Clare (Catriona Balfe) but has ulterior motives. Fleet will play Rev. Wakefield, a Scottish historian who interacts with Clare while still in the 1940s.

Southland star Michael Cudlitz and Josh McDermitt (Retired at 35) have been cast on the fourth season of AMC's The Walking Dead. Cudlitz will play Sgt. Abraham Ford, a pivotal character from the Robert Kirkman comic book series. McDermitt will play Dr. Eugene Porter, Ford's traveling companion who claims to know the origin of the outbreak.

Christopher Cousins (Breaking Bad) will recur on the second season of NBC's Revolution. He will play the high-ranking Patriot Victor Doyle, who is on a collision course with Tom Neville (Giancarlo Esposito).

Louise Monot and Sam Littlefield have booked roles on the Amazon drama pilot The After. Monot will play Gigi, a woman caught up in the midst of the action. Littlefield will play the mysterious Dark Shadow.

Seth Gabel (Fringe, Arrow) is set for the lead role on WGN America's first scripted drama series Salem. He will play Cotton Mather, a local aristocrat who makes it his business to oversee the witch hunts in Salem.

Arrested Development star Jessica Walter has joined the cast of the TV Land comedy pilot Jennifer Falls starring Jaime Pressly. She will play Maggie, Jennifer's (Pressly) mother. She is a charming, narcissistic psychotherapist with boundary issues who's warm and welcoming to her daughter - but maybe too welcoming.

Garrett Clayton is reuniting with his Teen Beach Movie co-star Maia Mitchell on her ABC Family drama The Fosters. Clayton will recur on the second half of the first season as Chase, a handsome and charming high school senior who recruits Mariana (Cierra Ramirez) to join the crew of the school play.