Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Casting News - CBS' 'Mom' Stages 'West Wing' Reunion; David Dastmalchian to Appear on 'MacGyver'; Plus 1 More Update!

Casting News - October 11, 2016

ABC's Notorious; and CBS' MacGyver & Mom.

  • The hit comedy is staging another West Wing reunion with its upcoming fourth season. Bradley Whitford is set to appear in a January episode as Adam's (William Fichtner) best friend. He's a former stuntman who is now a Hollywood director in addition to being quite the imbiber - which impresses Bonnie (Allison Janney) and Christy (Anna Faris). The episode will also guest star Nicole Sullivan (MADtv) as Adam's friend Leanne.
  • Melina Kanakaredes (CSI: NY) has booked a recurring role on the drama's first season. She will play Dana Hartman, a natural beauty with a keen intelligence, sharp wit and a quick temper. She has risen to the pinnacle of success in broadcasting and plummeted to the depths of scandal-ridden despair. She is a survivor who will fight dirty to get what she wants.
  • David Dastmalchian (12 Monkeys) will appear in an upcoming episode of the drama's first season. He will play Murdoc, a master assassin and maniacal madmen. The character was one of the few recurring antagonists from the original series.