Wednesday, October 9, 2013

TV News - HBO's 'The Money' Pilot Adds Mamie Gummer, Ray Liotta & Rosemary Harris; AnnaLynne McCord Joins 'Dallas'; Plus 8 More Updates!

Additional Updates for:
FOX's Axe Cop, High School USA, Lucas Bros. Moving Co. & Golan the Insatiable; The CW's The Vampire Diaries; Netflix's Hemlock Grove; NBC's Ironside & Community; CBS' The Crazy Ones; and Lifetime's Witches of East End.

Pilot Castings:
Lifetime's Deliverance Creek

FOX's Animation Domination High-Def will start the fall runs of Axe Cop and High School USA! on Saturday, November 2 at 11/10c. On Saturday, November 23, the network will preview the block's new series Lucas Bros. Moving Co. and Golan the Insatiable ahead of their formal debuts in early 2014.

Michael Malarkey (The Selection) has been cast in a recurring role on The CW's The Vampire Diaries. He will play Enzo, a charismatic but tortured figure from Damon's (Ian Somerhalder) past who arrives in Mystic Falls desperate to reconnect with his old friend. He will will first pop up in the December 5 episode.

Netflix is keeping things in the family by casting Madeline Brewer - coming off a well-received role on Orange Is the New Black - on the second season of Hemlock Grove. She will recur as a graphic novelist who comes to town.

AnnaLynne McCord (90210, Nip/Tuck) is set for a multiple episode arc on TNT's Dallas. She will play Heather, a 20-something ranch hand with a troubled ex-husband and a 5-year-old son. Having grown up in a house with four brothers, she is quite capable of handling herself around the Southfork ranch hands, but when her ex-husband returns, bringing turmoil back into her life, Christopher (Jesse Metcalfe) steps in, helping her resolve the conflict and the two become involved in a romantic relationship. Judith Light has also been confirmed to reprise her role as Judith Ryland on the upcoming third season.

Robert Forster (Breaking Bad) and Lou Diamond Phillips (Longmire) have booked roles on an upcoming episode of NBC's Ironside. Forster will appear as Virgil's (Pablo Schreiber) father, Michael Burke, an ex-detective and NYPD legend. Phillips will play Stuart White, the head of security for a prestigious New York City university and a former NYPD cop who helps Ironside (Blair Underwood) and his crew track down a car bomber.

Ashley Tisdale (High School Musical, Super Fun Night) will appear on an upcoming episode of CBS' The Crazy Ones. She will play a new intern who also happens to be the daughter of one of Sydney (Sarah Michelle Gellar) and Simon's (Robin Williams) biggest clients.

Six Feet Under alum Lauren Ambrose has landed the starring role on the Lifetime drama pilot Deliverance Creek from Melissa Carter and Nicholas Sparks. She will play Belle Barlowe, a mother of three who attempts to defend her family's land by any means necessary. When the corrupt bank that runs their town pushes Belle into becoming an outlaw, the stakes become personal, setting off a chain of events that force her to question whether it's better to be good or to survive.

HBO's drama pilot The Money from David Milch has signed Billy Magnussen, Rosemary Harris, Mamie Gummer, Ray Liotta, Ruth Negga, Morgan Spencer, John Carroll Lynch and Tracee Chimo in a mix of regular and recurring roles. Magnussion will play the series regular role of Greg Castman, the middle and favorite child of James Castman (Brendan Gleeson). Harris will recur as Ellen Knox, the sharp, fearless and funny mother of Ruth Castman (Laila Robins). Gummer will recur as Tricia Castman, wife to John Castman (Patrick Kennedy) and who comes from old New York money. Liotta will recur as George Archer, a wealthy, entitled and untouchable Wall Street tycoon. Negga will play the regular role of Erin Foley, the stylish, no-nonsense senior news editor who reports to John. Spencer has also signed on as a regular as Sidney, James' trusted associate. Lynch will recur as Robert Harris, the CFO of the parent company of Castman's many holding. Finally, Chimo will recur as Jane Mulvaney, a private eye working closely with Gordon McCarren (Nathan Lane).

Dollhouse vet Enver Gjokaj has landed a major recurring role on Lifetime's Witches of East End. He will play Mike, a mysterious stranger and novelist who takes a strong interest in Ingrid (Rachel Boston). He will first pop up in the November 17 episode.

Former Criminal Minds star Paget Brewster will guest star on an upcoming episode of NBC's Community. Details on her character were not immediately available.