Category Archives: Casting News

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Jackson Rathbone Joins Cast of MTV’s FINDING CARTER

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According to Deadline, Twilight actor Jackson Rathbone has joined MTV‘s Finding Carter. Jackson Rathbone (Twilight franchise) has booked a major recurring role on MTV’s Finding Carter. He will play Jared, a charismatic guy with a good business sense. Although, his core values waiver when he falls for an underaged teen (Kathryn Prescott) and engages in […]

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Wilson Bethel Joins ABC’s BLOOD & OIL

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Deadline reports Hart of Dixie actor Wilson Bethel has joined the cast of ABC‘s Blood & Oil. Wilson Bethel (The Astronaut Wives Club) has joined ABC’s new fall drama series Blood & Oil in a recurring role. Written by Josh Pate and Rodes Fishburne and executive produced by Tony Krantz, Blood & Oil centers on a […]

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Olivia Thirlby To Co-Star In David E. Kelley’s Amazon Pilot ‘Trial’

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Check out this casting news for the Amazon pilot ‘Trial’! Olivia Thirlby (Juno) is set to co-star opposite Billy Bob Thornton in Trial, theAmazon Studios drama from The Practice creator David E. Kelley, which is on track for a 10-episode straight-to-series order. The legal drama, which Kelley co-wrote with his Practice producer, fellow former attorney […]

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Christine Evangelista Cast As Female Lead For E! Pilot ‘The Arrangement’

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Check out this casting news for E! Pilot ‘The Arrangement’! After a lengthy casting search, Christine Evangelista (Chicago Fire) has landed the lead in E!’s hourlong pilot The Arrangement, from Universal Cable Prods. and writer Jonathan Abrahams. Described as a Cinderella story for modern times with a dramatic and complicated Hollywood twist, The Arrangement follows […]

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I SHUDDER Casts Megan Hilty

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Dark comedy pilot I Shudder has cast Megan Hilty (Smash, Wicked) as the female lead. I Shudder revolves around a meticulous but generous man who sees the world in very black and white terms: what is acceptable, and what is unacceptable. Elyot Vionnet, an advocate of manners, style and most importantly, common decency. Observing people committing […]

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Nick Wechsler Joining THE PLAYER

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Nick Wechsler of Revenge has been cast in the Player, the new thriller from the executive producers of The Blacklist. In the Player Wesley Snipes and Charity Wakefield star as a pit boss and a dealer for a high-stakes game where an organization of wealthy individuals gamble on the ability of former military operative-turned-security expert (Philip Winchester) […]

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Kristen Bell Headed To Disney’s LIV AND MADDIE

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Kristen Bell will be appearing in an upcoming episode of the Disney Channel’s Liv and Maddie in an episode about female empowerment. The episode, entitled “Ask Her More-a-Rooney,” centers on Liv (Cameron), the actress of the Rooney family, who will star in a new TV show in season three. While promoting the new show, Liv notices […]

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Miles Teller Eyed For THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE

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Miles Teller is in early talks to appear in a drama dealing with the effects of PTSD on the families of former servicemen. The project follows three U.S. soldiers returning from Iraq who struggle to integrate back into family and civilian life, coping with the horrific memories of a war that threatens to destroy them long […]

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John Boyega Cast as Lead in James Ponsoldt’s THE CIRCLE

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John Boyega has been cast to star opposite Tom Hanks and Emma Watson in the James Ponsoldt-directed and scripted adaptation of Dave Eggers’ book The Circle. In The Circle, Boyega will play Ty, the iconized boy-wonder visionary of the Circle, an Internet monopoly which links users’ personal emails, social media, banking and purchasing with their universal […]

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Ashley Tisdale Cast in TRUTH BE TOLD

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Mark-Paul Gosselaar and Ashley Tisdale will appear as siblings in the upcoming series Truth Be Told. NBC’s new fall sitcom Truth Be Told has tapped Tisdale to recur as the younger sister of Gosselaar’s leading man Mitch, TVLine has learned exclusively. Tisdale’s character, Sam, is as single as she is self-involved. She speaks her mind and lives […]