A Defiance alum is heading to Storybrooke in Once Upon a Time, while Empire is bringing in a new brilliant singer and much more. Additionally, This Is Us, Scream Queens and Chicago PD add some amazing talent to their casts. Find out all the details below in BuddyTV’s latest casting news roundup.
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Rumer Willis on Empire
Deadline has reported that Rumer Willis will join Empire season 3 as Tory Ash, a brilliant but explosive singer/songwriter. She begins to work with Jamal on “his most important music yet” and proves to be very valuable to him. She’s on her own journey to success, but her constant controversy proves troubling throughout Empire.
Defiance‘s Jaime Murray on Once Upon a Time
Jaime Murray (Defiance, Dexter) is set for a guest staring role on Once Upon a Time as the Black Fairy, according to TVLine. Fresh off her run as the alien Stahma Tarr on Defiance, she will appear in OUAT‘s ninth episode of season 6, entitled “Changeling.”
Elizabeth Perkins on This Is Us
This Is Us fans, get ready to meet Rebecca’s mom. Weeds star Elizabeth Perkins has signed on to play Janet Malone, the mother of Mandy Moore’s character, says EW. The two have paired up before, appearing together in the 2002 film All I Want. Perkins will appear in at least one episode of the NBC drama this season.
Brooke Shields on Scream Queens
EW has reported that Brooke Shields will appear on the FOX horror-comedy for a very pivotal role. The well-known actress will be playing Dr. Scarlett Lovin, a television doctor whom the Chanels seem to idolize.
Revenge‘s Nick Wechsler on Chicago PD
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Revenge star Nick Wechsler will join Chicago PD for a multi-episode arc. Wechsler will play the part of Kenny Rixton, a protege of Voight’s from back in their gang unit days.
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