Casting Bits: Matthew Perry Heads to 'The Good Wife', Lindsay Lohan Returns to 'SNL'
Casting Bits: Matthew Perry Heads to 'The Good Wife', Lindsay Lohan Returns to 'SNL'
Staff Writer, BuddyTV
Today's roundup includes a hosting gig, and the casting of a real-life love interest and a bunch of TV family members. Read on to find out more. 

Lindsay Lohan makes SNL comeback: The 25-year-old actress will attempt to revive her career by hosting Saturday Night Live on March 3. This marks the fourth time the NBC sketch variety program has tapped on Lohan, who's been in and out of rehab and jail over the past few years. Let's look back at one of Lohan's infamous SNL sketch:

Also heading to Criminal Minds, according to EW, is A Nightmare on Elm Street star Robert Englund and Buffy alum Juliet Landau. Read more about Kyle Gallner and Madeleine Martin playing siblings on the show too.

Giancarlo Esposito heads to Community: The Breaking Bad star who currently appears as the Magic Mirror on ABC's Once Upon a Time will be spicing things up in Greendale this season. Details about Esposito's storyline are being kept in the dark but, according to Vulture, he'll be playing a business associate of Pierce's late father, Cornelius Hawthorne. Check out Community's return date here.

Jeanne Tripplehorn to appear on New Girl: According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Big Love actress  will be part of a two-episode arc that centers on the romance between Jess (Zooey Deschanel) and Russell (Dermont Mulroney). Tripplehorn will reportedly play Russell's ex-wife.

Matthew Perry lands recurring role on The Good Wife: The Friends star will be playing a lawyer with questionable motives who is assigned to lead a panel investigating a police shooting. Deadline reports that he will begin his stint on the CBS series on March 25. Aside from Perry, Michael J. Fox, Jill Flint and Elizabeth Reaser are also expected to grace the Julianna Margulies legal drama, according to TV Line.

Before the aforementioned guest stars arrive, however, viewers will meet Will's sisters in the March 4 episode entitled "After the Fall." TV Guide reveals that Merritt Wever (Nurse Jackie) will appear as the immature younger sister while Nadia Dajani (The Big C) will portray the older bossy sibling.

Goodbye Dylan, Hello Haley's new boyfriend! Vulture reports that Modern Family has cast Sarah Hyland's real-life boyfriend Matt Prokop to play Haley's new love interest. Additionally, fans will also meet Cam's father when Barry Corbin, who is known for his role on One Tree Hill, steps in as the gruff Merle Tucker, according to TV Line

Meet the final member of the Vampire Authority in True Blood: The Hollywood Reporter reveals that Jacob Hokins, who has appeared on How I Met Your Mother, will be playing Alexander Drew, one of the chancellors on the vampire governing body who was turned into a vampire at the tender age of 9. 

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