Saturday, February 14, 2015

Casting News - 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' Promotes Adrianne Palicki to Regular; Tommy Dewey Joins 'Casual'; Plus 1 More Update!

Casting News - February 14, 2015

ABC's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. & Castle; and Hulu's Casual.

  • Linda Park (Star Trek: Enterprise) will appear on an upcoming episode of the veteran procedural. She will play Inspector Zhang, a hot-shot Hong Kong cop who is paired up with Beckett (Stana Katic) somewhat unwillingly.
  • Adrianne Palicki has been promoted to series regular status for the second half of the drama's second season. She debuted in an October 2014 episode as Bobbi Morse aka Mockingbird and quickly became an integral part of the show.
  • Tommy Dewey (The Mindy Project) has been cast as the male lead opposite Michaela Watkins on the upcoming comedy. He will play Valerie's (Watkins) bachelor brother, Alex Cole. The creator of a popular dating website, Alex uses it to match himself with a never-ending string of good-looking women, whom he sleeps with to try and mask his depression and feelings of loneliness. As Valerie rejoins the world of casual dating, Alex pledges to mentor her and help her embrace the single life, while he simultaneously struggles to find meaning in his own.