Casting for several returning fall shows have been announced, including Bull, Lethal Weapon, Supergirl and Arrow. Supernatural adds a series regular and 13 Reasons Why makes room for seven new faces. Read on to find out more.

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Supernatural Ups Star to Series Regular

Alexander Calvert has been upped to series regular for Supernatural season 13. Lucifer’s son, Jack, is half angel and half human. In the EW exclusive, Jack was “born literally yesterday … struggles to understand the world he’s brought into and the family that has taken him in while he wrestles with his place in the world. Will he be good? Evil? or something in between?”

Brad Garrett and Minka Kelly Join Bull

Everybody Loves Raymond vet Brad Garrett and Friday Night Lights alum Minka Kelly will both make an appearance in the sophomore season of Bull. According to TV Guide, Garrett will play a legendary attorney who Dr. Jason Bull (Michael Weatherly) calls up to defend him for a trial. Kelly, on the other hand, will play Kara Clayton, the younger wife of media baron Marcus Clayton (Ronald Guttman), who kills her husband after he stabs her multiple times. As reported by Entertainment Weekly, Kara is set to inherit her husband’s estate though Clayton’s family wants to sue her for murder. While Clayton’s family enlist Bull’s help, Kara enlists Diana Lindsay (Jill Flint), also known as Bull’s occasional love interest.

Rex Linn Heads to Lethal Weapon

CSI: Miami vet Rex Linn will play Martin Riggs’ dad in the second season of Lethal Weapon. TV Line confirms that Linn will appear across multiple episodes in flashbacks to shed light on the father-son relationship that makes an impact on Rigg’s current issues. Linn is also credited for his roles on JAG, Nashville, Better Call Saul and the upcoming Young Sheldon prequel.

Carlos Bernard Cast on Supergirl

24 alum Carlos Bernard has teased on social media that he will be part of the third season of Supergirl. While he did not reveal details about his casting, TV Line reports that he will play Maggie Sawyer’s father, Oscar Rodas, who is also a cop. Last season, it was revealed that Maggie’s dad kicked her out of the house after she was outed. There are speculations that Oscar may drop by to make peace with his daughter, who was proposed to by Alex in the season two finale.

Sydelle Noel Joins Arrow

According to Variety, GLOW actress Sydelle Noel will join Arrow‘s sixth season in a recurring capacity. She will play Samanda Watson, an FBI agent who will be investigating Oliver Queen’s connection to the Green Arrow. She is described as “intelligent and poised with a no nonsense attitude.”  

Meet the New Characters of 13 Reasons Why

Netflix high school drama 13 Reasons Why has added seven new cast members for its upcoming second season, Buzzfeed reports. The new additions include Ben Lawson (Doubt) as Liberty High’s baseball coach named Rick, Anne Winters (Tyrant) as new head cheerleader Chloe, Bryce Cass (The Night Shift) as mischievous student Cyrus. Chelsea Alden (American Horror Story: Roanoke) as Cyrus’ artsy sister Mackenzie, Samantha Logan (The Fosters) as track star Nina, Allison Miller (Incorporated) as ambitious young lawyer Sonja, and Kelli O’Hara (Masters of Sex) as Jackie, an “advocate for victims of bullying.”

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Dean Bextor

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