Thursday, December 19, 2013

TV News - 'Trophy Wife' Adds Cybill Shepherd as Kate's Mom; 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' Casts Holt's Husband; Plus 8 More Updates!

Additional Updates for:
FOX's 24: Live Another Day; CBS' NCIS: Los Angeles; ABC Family's The Fosters; and FOX's Gracepoint.

Pilot Castings:
HBO's The Brink; TNT's Public Morals; and ABC's How to Get Away with Murder & Sea of Fire.

Eric Ladin (Big Love, Boardwalk Empire) has been cast on the HBO comedy pilot The Brink. He will play Lieutenant Glenn Taylor, Zeke Callahan's (Pablo Schreiber) ace wingman.

Emmy winner Judy Davis has landed a major recurring role on FOX's upcoming event series 24: Live Another Day. She will play Margo, a fierce villainous German arms dealer.

Dylan Bruno (Numb3rs) will guest on an upcoming episode of CBS' NCIS: Los Angeles. He will play Robert Brown, a former Army intelligence officer who also worked for a private contractor in Afghanistan. He appears to be genuinely afraid for his life as he's on the run from powerful people who want to stop him from testifying about war crimes he witnessed.

Cybill Shepherd (Cybill) is heading to ABC's Trophy Wife to play Malin Akerman's mother. Her character, Cricket, is described as "a fun-loving, spontaneous wild child whose arrival quickly throws Kate's family life into chaos." She will appear in Episodes 17 and 18 of the comedy's first season.

Glee vet Romy Rosemont has landed a recurring role on ABC Family's The Fosters. She will play Amanda, the quirky and sometimes challenging mother of Mariana's (Cierra Ramirez) new friend Zac (Julian De La Celle).

Michael Peña (Gangster Squad) has joined the cast of FOX's upcoming event series Gracepoint as a series regular. He will play Mark Lasseter, Danny's father, a well-liked local plumber and family man devastated by the murder of his son but also may be hiding something about that fatal evening.

Low Winter Sun alum Ruben Santiago-Hudson will co-star on the TNT drama pilot Public Morals starring Ed Burns. He will play Lieutenant King, a womanizing badass, beloved and revered by the department, who has just as much drama outside of the workplace as there is inside the workplace.

FOX's Brooklyn Nine-Nine has tapped Marc Evan Jackson (Parks and Recreation) to appear in an early 2014 episode as Captain Holt's (Andre Braugher) husband, Kevin. The 99th precinct will meet Kevin when he invites them to Holt's birthday party at their home.

Projects Announced in Active Development
  • ABC (2) -- How to Get Away with Murder (Pilot Ordered) & Sea of Fire (Pilot Ordered), two dramas that were both penned by former Scandal writers.