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TV Casting: ARROW, OUTCAST, Jim Carrey in I’M DYING UP HERE

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Arrow, Outcast, I’m Dying Up Here, and other TV productions have made recent TV show casting, TV movie casting, and TV directing news. These shows and movies air on The CW, Cinemax, and Showtime.

The Simpsons (Fox)

Bart Simpson could do much worse for his new teacher than Sofia Vergara’s Mrs. Berrera.

The bombshell “Modern Family” actress will guest star on an upcoming episode of Fox’s “The Simpsons”

She may return beyond the currently in-the-can midseason episode “Teenage Mutant Milk-Caused Hurdles”

Arrow (The CW)

Rutina Wesley is in talks to join The CW’s hit show “Arrow” for a multi-episode arc

She would join other recently announced stars like “Teen Wolf” actor JR Bourne, whom…was taking on the role of DC comics villain Double Down on the show

Parker Young will have a significant role for the fourth season of this hit show.

Young…will play Alex Davis, described as a smart and driven young man, who will work for Oliver Queen (Stephen Amell) and become a potential love interest for Thea (Willa Holland).
How To Get Away With Murder (ABC)

Matt Cohen (Supernatural) has signed on for a recurring arc on ABC’s How To Get Away With Murder. Cohen will play Levi, described as a sexy, edgy working class guy. The character will be introduced in the second episode of Season 2.

Ripper Street (Amazon)

Shameless star David Threlfall has boarded as a series regular…In Ripper Street, he’ll play Abel Croker, a wharfinger, villain and keeper of other men’s secrets.

Other new Ripper Street denizens include Matthew Lewis (Harry Potter‘s Neville Longbottom), David Warner (The Omen) and Killian Scott (’71). Jonas Armstrong (Edge Of Tomorrow) will appear in a yet to be confirmed role. Lucy Cohu and Derek Riddell are reprising their roles from the first season.

The Ranch (Netflix)

Sam Elliott will co-star opposite Ashton Kutcher and Danny Masterson in the Netflix multi-camera comedy series The Ranch…The Ranch is set on a Colorado spread, with Kutcher’s character returning home after a brief semi-pro football career to run the family business with his brother, played by Masterson.

Elliott will play the boys’ father, a rancher who has a complicated relationship with Kutcher’s character who left the family business to play ball.

Mozart In The Jungle (Amazon)

Gretchen Mol has booked an 8-episode arc on Amazon’s comedy Mozart In The Jungle…written by Roman Coppola, Jason Schwartzman and Alex Timbers, is all about sex, drugs and classical music and shows that what happens behind the curtains at the symphony can be just as captivating as what happens onstage. Mol…will play veteran labor lawyer Nina Robertson. The New York Symphony’s contract is up for negotiation and they need a real badass to fight for them, so they bring in Robertson, who’s just come off a big win for the NHL Players’ Union.

 

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