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Agent Carter, The Expanse, Marilyn, and other TV productions have made recent TV show casting, TV movie casting, and TV directing news. These shows and movies air on ABC, Syfy, and Lifetime.

Agent Carter (ABC)

Meagen Fay (Murder In The First) has been tapped for a recurring role opposite Hayley Atwell and Shea Whigham on ABC’s Marvel’s Agent Carter. She will play the woman who runs the boarding house where Agent Carter (Atwell) lives in NYC. She’s set for a minimum 4-episode arc.

Review (Comedy Central)

Max Gail has joined the cast of Comedy Central’s Review opposite Andrew Daly and Jessica St. Clair. It centers on a unique critic (Daly) who takes aim at real-life experiences in lieu of reviewing food or cinema. Gail…will play his undistingushed father Roger MacNeil, a timid man who is not the brightest of bulbs, but admires his son’s courage and determination.

Sons of Anarchy (FX)

Kurt Sutter, who wrote and is directing the series finale, was rushed to the hospital Monday morning with sharp abdominal pain and underwent an appendectomy….With Sutter in the hospital, SOA executive producer/director Paris Barclay, who helmed the penultimate episode of the series, stepped in to take over directing duties from him, and the show continued shooting as scheduled. Barclay is directing on Monday and Tuesday, with Sutter confirming on Twitter that he will be “back in director’s chair Wednesday”

Marilyn (Lifetime)

Kelli Garner has been cast in the title role in Marilyn, Lifetime’s upcoming four-hour miniseries about the tragic Hollywood icon. She will star opposite Susan Sarandon in the mini, set to premiere in 2015…it will center on Marilyn (Garner), who walks red carpets in shimmering gowns while fighting a battle against demons she’s inherited from her mentally ill mother Gladys (Sarandon), whom she loves, hates and wants desperately to save. Marilyn becomes the Face and Voice of an era, yet wants most of all to be someone’s mother and someone’s little girl.

Marilyn was penned by The Kennedys writer Stephen Kronish. Laurie Collyer is set to direct.

Nashville (ABC)

Moniqua Plante (Pillow Talk) has been cast in a recurring role opposite Eric Close on ABC’s country music drama Nashville. Plante plays Natasha, a character that was introduced last week, and is expected to provide some jaw-dropping twists for Teddy Conrad (Close). Plante…is set for a minimum four-episode arc.

The Expanse (Syfy)

Florence Faivre (The Elephant King) has landed a series regular role on SyFy’s The Expanse…A thriller set 200 years in the future, The Expanse follows the case of a missing young woman who brings a hardened detective and a rogue ship’s captain together in a race across the solar system to expose the greatest conspiracy in human history. Faivre will play Julie Mao, a smart and rebellious woman from a wealthy family who chooses a principled life of hardship and becomes involved in politically subversive activities.

CSI: Cyber (CBS)

Hayley Kiyoko (The Fosters) has been cast as a regular opposite Patricia Arquette, Bow Wow and James Van Der Beek in CBS‘ midseason drama series CSI: Cyber…Kiyoko will play Raven, a young rookie techie working in the Division. Her special skill is “youth culture” and she’s an expert in social media, cyber trends, and international relations. Raven, who works alongside “Baby Face” Nelson (Bow Wow) will possess a dark secret in her front story which Special Agent Avery Ryan (Arquette) won’t even know until it’s too late.

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Source: Deadline

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