Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Casting News - 'Dead of Summer' Adds Elizabeth Mitchell; Blair Underwood to Appear on 'The Good Wife'; Plus 7 More Updates!

Casting News - February 10, 2016

CBS' American Gothic, Criminal Minds & The Good Wife; FOX's Bones & Rosewood; Freeform's Dead of Summer; Netflix's Gilmore Girls; Showtime's Ray Donovan; and Starz's Ash vs. Evil Dead.

  • Elliot Knight (Sinbad, Once Upon a Time) has joined the cast of the upcoming drama series. He will play Brady, Tessa's (Megan Ketch) husband who is solid and honest with a touch of cynicism. A cop who's just been promoted to detective, he is starting work on a cold case that's suddenly had new evidence brought to light. A good man and a good detective, he is puzzled and a bit alarmed when Tessa seems to have some important information that she feels she can't tell him.
  • Once Upon a Time alums Elizabeth Mitchell and Elizabeth Lail have joined the cast of the upcoming drama from Adam Horowitz and Edward Kitsis. Mitchell will play Deb, the new owner of Camp Clearwater who has her heart set on bringing back he magic of the summer camp she loved. Behind closed doors however, Deb seems to value her control over the camp for a much darker reason. Lail will play Amy, a clever but nervous new counselor who tries hard to fit in with the already bonded counselors. As the others reminisce about past summers at camp, Amy is the first to discover clues that something disturbing is going on at the camp.
  • Gabriel Mann (Revenge), Ted Levine (The Bridge) and Ismael Cruz Cordova (The Good Wife) have landed recurring roles on the drama's upcoming fourth season. Mann will play Jacob Waller, an aggressive attorney who represents high-profile clients. Levine will play Little Bill Primm, the proud owner of a casino in Primm, Nevada. Cordova will play Hector, a middleweight boxing champion who forms a bond with Ray (Liev Schreiber).
  • Blair Underwood (L.A. Law, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.) will appear in an upcoming episode of the drama's seventh and final season. He will play Henry, a middle-class motel owner still reeling over the death of his teenage daughter by a random bullet a year ago. As a result, he is determined to stem the tide of gun violence in his community, but finds himself in court defending his methods.
  • Paget Brewster is set to reprise her role as Emily Prentiss in a spring episode of the drama's eleventh season. In the episode, Prentiss enlists help from her friends at the BAU to track an elusive serial killer after she's convinced his next victim will be on American soil.
  • Lee Majors and Ted Raimi have joined the cast of the dramedy's upcoming second season. Majors will play Ash's (Bruce Campbell) father. Raimi will play Ash's childhood best friend.
  • The veteran procedural will return for the second half of its eleventh season on Thursday, April 14 at 8/7c. The return episode finds Hodgins (TJ Thyne) eight weeks into his rehabilitation and forced to navigate life in a wheelchair. Meanwhile, Brennan (Emily Deschanel) and Booth (David Boreanaz) investigate the death of a public defender who had multiple defendants from previous cases with motives to kill her.
  • Sam Huntington (Being Human) has been cast in a recurring role on the drama's first season - with an option to become a regular in Season 2. He will play Mitchie Brickman, a fun, fast talking, new-to-town private pathologist who was forced to close his lab in Pensacola due to a penchant for doing pro bono work.
  • Sutton Foster (Bunheads, Younger) has joined the cast of the upcoming revival of the hit drama starring Lauren Graham and Alexis Bledel. She is the first confirmed member of the cast who was not a part of the original run. No details were immediately released about the character she will be playing.