Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Casting News - Donal Logue Joins FOX's 'Gotham'; 'Haven' Star to Recur on 'Graceland'; Plus 10 More Updates!

Casting News - February 12, 2014

ABC's Grey's Anatomy; ABC Family's Melissa & Joey; AMC's Turn; CBS' Elementary; FOX's Gotham & Gracepoint; NBC's Grimm; Netflix's The Killing; Showtime's Shameless; USA's Benched & Graceland; and WGN America's Manhattan.

  • Katja Herbers (De Storm) has been cast on the upcoming 13-episode drama starring John Benjamin Hickey. She will play Helen Price, a member of Frank Winter's (Hickey) team and one of the few female physicists assigned to the Manhattan Project.
  • Ron Canada (The West Wing) will guest star on an upcoming episode of the CBS procedural. He will play Manny Rose, a retired high school teacher from a crime-plagued Brooklyn neighborhood who's dedicated his life to improving his community and keeping his students away from gangs and drugs. 
  • Big Love alum Patrick Fabian has landed a recurring role on the medical drama. He will play a pediatric surgeon who comes to Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital to help with a case.
  • The ABC Family comedy is staging yet another Sabrina, the Teenage Witch reunion. During the April 30 episode, Beth Broderick will guest as Dr. Ellen Radley, Mel's (Melissa Joan Hart) doctor who has shocking news for her. Additionally, Doris Roberts is set to reprise her role as Joe's (Joey Lawrence) grandmother Sophia in an upcoming episode.
  • The Office vet Oscar Nuñez has joined the cast of the new comedy series starring Eliza Coupe and Jay Harrington as a series regular. He will play a public defender and colleague in Nina's (Coupe) new office.
  • Donal Logue (Sons of Anarchy, Copper, Vikings) will co-star opposite Ben McKenzie on the upcoming drama series. He will play Detective Harvey Bullock, Gordon's (McKenzie) rough-around-the-edges partner and mentor who plays loose with police procedure, but he gets results... and he does it with old-school, forceful panache.
  • Gregg Henry has been promoted to series regular for the fourth and final season of the former AMC drama. He will reprise his role as Detective Carl Reddick, which he played for 10 of the 12 episodes of Season 3.
  • Sarah-Jane Potts (Felicity, Holby City) has joined the cast of the upcoming event series - in the role recently vacated by the originally cast Georgina Rylance. She will play Gemma, a sharp and flirty British woman who owns the town's hotel where Detective Emmett Carver (David Tennant) is staying.
  • Jeffrey Dean Morgan (Magic City, Grey's Anatomy) will guest star on the drama's fourth season finale - airing on Sunday, March 30. He will appear as Charlie, the manager of a diner which just may be Fiona's (Emmy Rossum) new job.
  • Emily Rose (Haven), Brianna Brown (General Hospital) and Benito Martinez (The Shield) will recur on the second season of the summer drama. Rose will play Jessica Foster, one of Mike's (Aaron Tveit) superiors in Washington, D.C., but also his ally. Brown will play Kelly Badillo, the widow of Juan Badillo (Pedro Pascal). Martinez will play Alfredo Armas, the head of the Caza Cartel.
  • Idara Victor (Vegas) has boarded the upcoming period drama in a recurring role. She will play Abigail, a 26-year-old African American woman who was sold into the Strong household at the age of 13 and grew up alongside Anna Strong (Heather Lind), becoming her confidante and her housemaid.
  • C. Thomas Howell (Southland) will guest star on an upcoming episode of the supernatural procedural. He will play FBI Agent Weston Stewart, who Prince Vikton (Alexis Denisof) views as an invaluable resource when stateside issues need to be handled swiftly and precisely.