Tuesday, January 7, 2014

TV News - Stan Lee Books 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' Guest Spot; Brandon Routh Joins 'Enlisted'; Plus 9 More Updates!

Additional Updates for:
ABC's The Middle & Modern Family; FOX's Untitled Hubbard-Fey-Carlock Comedy; and FX's Braddock & Jackson.

Pilot Castings:
CBS' The McCarthys; E!'s Songbyrd; and NBC's Odyssey.

Stan Lee has booked a "big role" on an upcoming episode of ABC's Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. - which will most likely air during the first week of February sweeps.

Jack Cutmore-Scott has joined the cast of FOX's untitled multi-camera comedy series from Matt Hubbard, Tina Fey and Robert Carlock. He will play Charlie Deckard, a wealthy Kennedy-esque young man who joins the women at Cabot College, much to the chagrin of Thena (Bonnie Dennison).

Jimmy Dunn has been cast on the CBS comedy pilot The McCarthys starring Laurie Metcalf and Jack McGee. He will play Sean McCarthy, the dim and little chubby son who lives in an attic room off of his brother Gerard's third floor apartment.

Rory O'Malley (The Book of Mormon) will co-star on FX's upcoming 10/90 sitcom Braddock & Jackson. He will play the irreverent office manager of Braddock (Kelsey Grammer) and Jackson's (Martin Lawrence) law firm.

Wes Brown (Deception) has landed a starring role on the E! drama pilot Songbyrd starring Bethany Joy Lenz. He will play Justin, Lauren's (Lenz) sexy, soulful, love interest.

Keegan-Michael Key (Key & Peele) will guest star on an upcoming episode of ABC's The Middle. He will play Reverend Deveaux, a charismatic preacher visiting the Hecks' church through a minister exchange program.

Brandon Routh (Superman Returns) has landed a recurring role on FOX's Enlisted - which premieres this upcoming Friday. He will play an adversary for Derrick (Chris Lowell) since he was once wed to the Corporal's new love interest (Jessy Hodges).

Aisha Tyler (Archer, The Talk) will guest star on an upcoming episode of ABC's Modern Family. She will play Wendy, an old law school classmate of Mitchell's (Jesse Tyler Ferguson) whose friendship suddenly changes when she becomes his boss.

Anna Friel (Pushing Daisies) and Jake Robinson (The Carrie Diaries) have been cast on the NBC drama pilot Odyssey. Friel will play Sgt. Odelle Ballard, the only woman in the squad who is a fierce leader and has left her husband and child at home. Robinson will play Harrison Wolcott, a member of a group of protestors against the G8 summit in New York. He's a vehement anti-capitalist and destined to stumble upon a conspiracy and, in time, make real change in the world. Robinson's casting is in first position to The Carrie Diaries.

Projects Announced in Active Development
  • FX (1) -- Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll (Pilot Ordered), a comedy starring and created by Denis Leary.
  • ABC (1) - Untitled Jeff Lowell Project (Pilot Ordered), a romantic comedy from Jeff Lowell.