The TV Casting ScoopPosted: August 21, 2011
With so many new and returning shows coming this fall, there have been a lot of new characters being added. Here are some of the big casting scoops:
Getting Animated: “Breaking Bad”‘s Bryan Cranston will guest on “The Simpsons” as a superspy.
“The Good Wife” Moonlights: “House” star Peter Jacobson will appear in the show’s season 3 premiere, while the show has loaned out Christine Baranski for a return appearance on “The Big Bang Theory.”
Proof That This Should Be The Final Season: “One Tree Hill” has filled the role of a hitman, although who he is targeting is still a mystery.
Recasting Scoop: In an effort to incorporate baby Stan more into “Cougar Town,” the show has recast the role.
Character Switcheroo: Due to Nancy Travis’s commitment to ABC’s “Last Man Standing,” Eisa Davis (“Law & Order”) has been cast as a new nurse and confidant for Rachel Bilson’s Zoe on “Hart of Dixie.”
2 Shows Cast Blasts From The Past: “Without A Trace” alum Eric Close will appear in flashbacks on “American Horror Story” as one of the house’s former residents, while “Rizzoli & Isles” has filled the role of one of Korsak’s 3 ex-wives.