Quantico, The Walking Dead and Agents of SHIELD are among the shows to make some big casting moves to bring in new characters played by some familiar faces. Find out which of your favorite shows are bringing on your favorite actors below in the latest casting roundup.
Nick Offerman on Brooklyn Nine-Nine
Ron Swanson is back, ladies and gentleman. Well, kind of, since Nick Offerman basically is Ron Swanson. Offerman will head to Brooklyn to play Captain Holt’s ex-boyfriend, says TVLine. Details about why his character is coming to town have not yet been revealed, but there’s no doubt that Offerman will be an amazing addition to the Brooklyn cast.
Anne Heche on Quantico
ABC’s successful new thriller-drama is adding another new face to the mix. The Donnie Brasco star will guest star as Dr. Susan Langdon, once a medical examiner and FBI agent who is now best-selling author, says TVLine. She reaches Quantico to teach a seminar on catching serial killers, unaware that there is one among them.
Jay Huguley on The Walking Dead
According to Deadline, this True Detective and 12 Years a Slave star has signed on to The Walking Dead for a major recurring role. His character, David, was seen in the season 6 opener as one of the residents of the Alexandra Safe Zone community.
Adam Croasdell on Once Upon a Time
Once fans are finally going to meet Hook’s father. EastEnders‘ star Adam Croasdell has joined the series for an episode which will explore Hook’s past, says Entertainment Weekly.
Cheryl Hines on The Middle
The one-time wife of Larry David on Curb Your Enthusiasm has signed on to play entrepreneurial dentist, Dr. Sommer Samuelson, says TVLine. Dr. Samuelson is the head of Smile Superstars International, the company which has franchised Frankie’s dental office. Dr. Samuelson will be an incredibly optimistic powerhouse.
Powers Boothe on Agents of SHIELD
Powers Boothe has a long list of recurring bad-guy roles on some huge shows and is now adding Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD to his list. Boothe will play Gideon Malick, described as a “mystery man who even Grant Ward would fear”, according to TVLine. Jeph Loeb, head of Marvel TV told Marvel.com that, “Only someone of Powers’ caliber could deliver the type of ominous and powerful performance we needed.”
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