Take It From Us, Johnny Knoxville pilot, Banshee, and other TV productions have made recent TV show casting, TV movie casting, and TV directing news. These shows and movies air on NBC, ABC, and Cinemax.
now comes word that Eliza Dushku is joining Banshee…Dushku will recur as Agent Veronica Dawson, a tough, sexy and shockingly reckless FBI profiler with no shortage of personal demons who joins forces with Hood to hunt down a killer.
Take It From Us (NBC)
Brenda Song has booked a regular role on the NBC comedy pilot Take It From Us…Song will play Caitlin, who works in a bookstore/coffee bar. She grew up all over the world because her parents were humanitarian aid workers — which is a fancy way to say she grew up mostly in the jungle. She is still trying to adjust to life in civilization.
Untitled Johnny Knoxville pilot (ABC)
Dave Koechner has joined the cast of ABC’s untitled Johnny Knoxville pilot…Koechner…will play Knoxville’s dad
Untitled comedy pilot (CBS)
Tracy Spiridakos is set as the female lead opposite Adam Brody in the ensemble cast of CBS’ untitled comedy pilot…Directed by Pam Fryman, the project revolves around a group of friends and family at three different times in their lives. Spiridakos will play Holly, Andrew’s (Brody) crush when they were 12 years old. There’s an undeniable spark when they meet again at 25, and when they reconnect at 40, the spark’s still there.
Gadon will also star in 11/22/63, based on the 2011 bestseller from Stephen King about Jake Epping (James Franco) an unassuming divorced English teacher who stumbles upon a time portal that leads to 9/9/1958 and goes on a quest to try and prevent the assassination of John F. Kennedy, which occurred on November 22, 1963. But his mission is threatened by Lee Harvey Oswald, his falling in love and a past, which doesn’t want to be changed. Gadon plays the statuesque, smart, beautiful and outspoken Sadie, a librarian at the Texas school Jake works at.
The Vampire Diaries (The CW)
When the CW’s Vampire Diaries returns next fall it will be without star Nina Dobrev who announced that she was leaving the hit drama after the end of the current sixth season.
Heading into this season, TVD producer Warner Bros. TV moved in to ink new deals with the series’ key cast members. Male leads Ian Somerhalder and Paul Wesley have signed on for next season. Meanwhile, after lengthy talks, which included an option for her to continue as a recurring Dobrev ultimately opted to depart at the end of her original contract.
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