Ex marks the spot for Battlestar Galactica alum Michael Trucco, who’s heading to Scandal as the estranged hubby of Darby Stanchfield’s Abby, TVLine has confirmed.
Per Scandal history, Trucco’s character, Charles Putney, is the youngest son of former Virginia Governor James Putney. His four-year arranged marriage to Abby ended when he assaulted her in a drunken stupor (prompting Olivia to return the favor by taking a tire iron to his knees).Read More »
In ABC‘s new series Forever, New York medical examiner Dr. Henry Morgan has been alive for 200 years and has no idea why. Former Mr. Fantastic Ioan Gruffudd plays Morgan and he is joined on his search for answers by his best friend Abe (Judd Hirsh) and his partner Detective Jo Martinez (Alana De La Garza).Read More »
Laurie Holden‘s next employer is a real SOB — as in the Special Operations Bureau tactical unit soon to be introduced on TNT’s Major Crimes.
TVLine has learned that the Walking Dead alumna has landed the female guest-starring lead in Season 3′s seventh episode, which will introduce her as Ann McGinnis, the second in command of the LAPD’s “SOB” unit.
The O.C.’s Melinda Clarke has signed on guest star in two episodes in the third season of TNT’s Dallas.
Jamie Bamber is set to land in Rizzoli & Isles‘ crosshairs, with a multi-episode run on the TNT drama.
Orphan Black may as well be retitled Unsolved Mysteries, since the BBC America show is stuffed full of unanswered questions.
Like, how did the cloning experiment — which produced Sarah, Alison, Cosima, Helena, and others (all played by Tatiana Maslany) — get started? And just who was involved? And how does the DYAD Institute, a scientific corporation, figure into everything?
Maybe we’ll get some answers from Michelle Forbes, who plays Marion Bowles. The veteran actress — you’ve seen her in True Blood, Battlestar Galactica, and many, many other shows — is appearing in several episodes of this final stretch of Orphan Black Season 2, and her character, Marion, is a power player with deep ties.
Heroes for Hire congratulates Gwendoline on the new role!
Lucasfilm has announced that Gwendoline Christie — who joined Thrones early in Season 2 — will appear in the first film of the new Star Wars trilogy, as will Academy Award winner Lupita Nyong’o (12 Years a Slave). “I could not be more excited about Lupita and Gwendoline joining the cast of Episode VII,” Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy said in a statement. “It’s thrilling to see this extraordinarily talented ensemble taking shape.”
We’ve seen him save the world as Captain Jack Harkness on Torchwood, get caught up in the frenetic worlds of Desperate Housewives and Scandal, and of late he’s been deliciously chewing the scenerey as the evil Malcolm Merlyn on Arrow.
This summer he’s hosting the new celebrity reality singing competition, Sing Your Face Off. In the series, celebrities like Lisa Rinna, Jon Lovitz, Sebastian Bach, China Anne McClain and Landry Fields transform themselves into famous singers like Dolly Parton, Britney Spears, Willie Nelson and Tina Turner and, from what Barrowman told us earlier this week, viewers will be surprised at the results.
Tricia Helfer is returning to Syfy to star in the network’s upcoming six-hour event series Ascension.