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TV Casting: SONS OF ANARCHY, 100, Joe Johnson Directing AGENT CARTER

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Sons of Anarchy, The 100, Agent Carter, and other television productions have all made recent TV show casting, TV movie casting, and TV directing news. These shows and movies air on FX, The CW, and ABC.

Agents of SHIELD (ABC)

Also joining the cast is Nick Blood, an unknown British actor. He’ll play a mercenary Clark Gregg’s Coulson reaches out to for help.

Reed Diamond (Homicide: Life on the Street) is also joining the cast as “one of our Hyda baddies.” said executive producer Jed Whedon.

The Blacklist (NBC)

There was a big casting announcement with the revelation that Mary-Louise Parker would be joining the NBC series in Season 2 in a recurring role as a character named Naomi Highland. EP/creator Jon Bokenkamp didn’t reveal any more details of the former Weeds star’s Blacklist involvement, but he described the character as “completely tied to Reddington.”

American Horror Story (FX)

Returning stars set for the Freak Show include Jessica Lange, Kathy Bates, Angela Bassett, Frances Conroy, Sarah Paulson and Evan Peters, among others, as well as AHS newcomers Michael Chiklis, The Hunger Games’ Wes Bentley and The Normal Heart’s Finn Wittrock. Chiklis is playing Bassett’s husband and Bates’ ex-husband.

Paulson will play Bette and Dot, Siamese twins and a likely attraction at the freak show run by Lange’s character. Bates, Peters, Bassett and Conroy play performers whom Lange’s character has rescued. Denis O’Hare and Emma Roberts are also set to return.

Exec producer Tim Minear revealed that Fargo and Body of Proof alum John Carroll Lynch would be joining Freak Show as the one of the central core villains that he said rivaled season one’s Rubber Man, Asylum’s Bloody Face and Coven’s Minotaur, calling the character one that will “scare the shit out of you.”

The cast also was able to reveal their character names: Roberts is Maggie; Paulson is Bette and Dot Tattler; Bates is Effil Darling; Chiklis is Wendell Del Toredo; Bassett Desiere Duprée; Peters is Jimmy Darling; and Lange is Elsa Mars.

The 100 (The CW)

Yay! @linzzmorgan and @MrRickyWhittle are now series regulars! #the100 #sdcc

Raymond J. Barry (Training Day) is set as a recurring on the CW’s The 100…Barry will play Dante Wallace, a passionate painter and leader.

Bates Motel (A&E)

season 3 will dive more into the story of Norma’s brother, Caleb, as Kenny Johnson is made a regular on the show. Also, executive producers Carlton Cuse and Kerry Ehrin revealed that posh damsel in distress Bradley (Nicola Peltz) — aka the girl who Norman will do anything for — will be returning.

Marvel’s Agent Carter (ABC)

Captain America: The Winter Soldier directors Joe and Anthony Russo will be helming the second and third episodes of the ABC series set to debut in 2015. Captain America: The First Avenger director Joe Johnson will helm the fourth episode, with Marvel Studios co-president Louis D’Esposito set to direct the first one.

Aquarius (NBC)

Tara Lynne Barr has booked a recurring role in NBC‘s upcoming series Aquarius, a gritty 1960s drama about a cop (David Duchovny) who goes undercover to track Charles Manson and the Manson Family before their infamous murder spree…Barr will play Katie (Patricia Krenwinkle), one of Manson’s adoring acolytes, who helps him lay a trap for the unwitting Emma, and later joins in the party when Manson deflowers his new recruit.

The Mysteries Of Laura (NBC)

Newcomer Kahyun Kim has been cast as a recurring in NBC drama The Mysteries Of Laura…Kim…will play Sammi, a whip smart and feisty political activist who bonds with Detective Diamond when she’s arrested during a protest.

Sons of Anarchy (FX)

They’ve announced Glee’s Lea Michele to star in an episode of the final season of Sons Of Anarchy…Michele plays a truck stop waitress who bonds with Katey Sagal’s character.

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Marilyn Manson Charlie Hunnam Sons of Anarchy Season 7

 
Big Time In Hollywood (Comedy Central)

Cuba Gooding Jr, Michael Madsen and Keith David have joined the cast of Comedy Central’s new scripted series Big Time In Hollywood, FL,…In six episodes of Big Time‘s 10-episode order, Oscar winner Gooding will play a fictionalized version of himself. In four episodes. Madsen will play a grizzled, alcoholic private investigator hired by the family to track their sons’ criminal activity. In six episodes, David will play a federal agent sent to investigate Cartel activity in Hollywood, Fla.

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Source: Deadline, Hollywoodreporter, Spoilertv

 

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