Friday, September 26, 2014

Casting News - 'Last Man Standing' Stages 'Home Improvement' Reunion; 'Lost Girl' Star Joins 'Turn'; Plus 1 More Update!

Casting News - September 26, 2014

ABC's Last Man Standing; AMC's Turn; and Starz's Survivor's Remorse.

  • The Tim Allen-starring comedy is staging yet another Home Improvement reunion when Patricia Richardson guest stars on an episode this fall. She will play Helen Potts, a recently divorced neighbor of Mike's (Allen) who has gotten into a bit of conflict with Chuck (Jonathan Adams). Even though she and Mike will also butt heads, Helen will be able to charm Vanessa (Nancy Travis).
  • Lost Girl star Ksenia Solo has joined the drama for its second season as a series regular. She will play Peggy Shippen, an urban sophisticate and a homebody of sorts, she is devoted to her family, particularly to her father Edward, becoming his favorite despite being the youngest of four daughters. She'll heroically sacrifice her happiness for the pro-British cause she believes in and the man she loves and eventually marries: Benedict Arnold (Owain Yeoman).
  • The premium cable network will preview the first two episodes of the basketball comedy created by Mike O'Malley (Glee, Shameless) through multiple cable, satellite, streaming and on demand platforms beginning September 27. The series premieres October 4.