USA Network Casting Roundup: Jackson Rathbone on 'White Collar,' Carrie Preston on 'Royal Pains' and More
USA Network Casting Roundup: Jackson Rathbone on 'White Collar,' Carrie Preston on 'Royal Pains' and More
DeanBextor
DeanBextor
Staff Writer, BuddyTV
White Collar, Psych, Suits, Necessary Roughness, Covert Affairs, Royal Pains and Burn Notice are making room for new faces in the coming days. Read on to find out who's appearing on your favorite USA Network shows. 

White Collar adds Twilight actor

Jackson Rathbone, also known as Jasper Hale on Twilight, is heading to White Collar. Huffington Post has learned that Rathbone's character, a volatile ex-con named Nate Osbourne, will face off with Matt Bomer's Neal. It has also been revealed that Nate "is one half of a Bonnie and Clyde duo who break out of jail and into the middle of an event where Neal (Bomer) and Sara (Hilarie Burton) are present." The Vow actress Jessica McNamee has been cast to play Nate's better half, Penny.

John Kapelos to appear on Psych

After enlisting Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald and Ally Sheedy, Psych has tapped on another actor from The Breakfast Club. According to The Hollywood Reporter, John Kapelos, who played Carl the janitor on the John Hughes film, is guest starring on the upcoming seventh season. He's set to appear in the episode "The Santabarbarian Candidate," as Tom Swagerty, a Santa Barbara City Council leader who becomes the interim mayor after Mayor Channing dies unexpectedly.

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Necessary Roughness Enlists Three Guest Stars

Necessary Roughness has finally found Dr. Dani's younger sister. According to TV Guide, Tamara Braun has been cast as Ronnie, the sassy and sexy sister of Dr. Dani who loves making surprise visits. The General Hospital actress will first appear in episode 14 of season 2. Also appearing in the sophomore season is Will Chase. TV Line reports that the Smash actor will play a "rock god" who seeks the help of Dr. Dani in attempt to resolve his lingering issues with ex-bandmate, played by Josh Hamilton. Last but not the least, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is expected to drop by the series as a potential owner of the New York Hawks. Entertainment Weekly reports that he will grace the series in the latter part of season 2.

Tim Griffin heads to Covert Affairs

Prime Suspect actor Tim Griffin is joining the cast of Covert Affairs. Deadline.com reports that he will play a character named Seth Newman, a former  field operative-turned-lawyer who shares a history with Joan Campbell (Kari Matchett).

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Burn Notice Adds Four Guest Stars

Burn Notice has enlisted several guest stars for its sixth season. According to TV Guide, Alon Aboutboul, who appeared as Dr. Pavel in The Dark Knight Rises, will play a vengeful former Syrian intelligence officer named Jabbar who is wanted by both CIA and the FBI.  Meanwhile, David Fickas, who is credited in I Hate My 30's, has been tapped to play a tech expert named Jack Dixon who's reluctant to work with Michael (Jeffrey Donovan). The Hollywood Reporter has also confirmed that Kenny Johnson of The Shield will be playing a merciless operative named Tyler Gray in the midseason finale while ousted Body of Proof actress Sonja Sohn will grace the show as a high-level CIA director named Olivia Riley who is described as "clever yet brazen."

True Blood actress to appear on Royal Pains

TV Line has learned that Carrie Preston will guest star on Royal Pains as a romance novelist named Jackie Van Ark who seeks treatment for her daughter's mysterious illness. The True Blood actress is set to appear on the September 5 episode. Deadline.com has also revealed that Mexican actor Khotan, who is credited on the telenovela Perro Amor, will serve as Divya's (Reshma Shetty) love interest. 

Elisabeth Hower tapped on Suits

Elisabeth Hower, who appeared on MTV's I Just Want My Pants Back, has book  a multi-episode arc on Suits. TV Line reveals that she'll play Mike's (Patrick J. Adams) childhood friend and a possible love interest. Hower is set to appear in the midseason finale on August 23.

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