TVLine Items: Superman Adds Degrassi Vet, Manifest Casting and More

Is a Degrassi: The Next Generation vet Lex Luthor’s new cohort? Walter Weissman/Star Max/AP Images Stacey Farber, aka Degrassi‘s Ellie Nash, will recur on The CW’s Superman & Lois as Leslie Larr, the right hand to one of the most influential people on the planet, The Wrap reports. That sure sounds like the Supergirl baddie […]

Richard Schiff: West Wing Special Is Poignant Look at ‘The Beauty of Voting’ — Plus, Why Leo Casting Is ‘Brilliant’

RELATED STORIES Cue up W.G. Snuffy Walden’s Emmy-winning West Wing theme in your head, because the HBO Max special that reunites the acclaimed drama’s original cast promises to make your Barlet-loving heart salute. Premiering Thursday, Oct. 15, A West Wing Special to Benefit When We All Vote marks the first time in 17 years that the original […]

Joe Exotic Casting Call: Which Actor’s Got the Eye of the Tiger (King)? Vote!

RELATED STORIES The runaway success of Netflix’s Tiger King has injected new life into a potential scripted version of the sordid tale, igniting a feeding frenzy around the casting of the titular ringmaster. At least a half-dozen actors and self-proclaimed Tiger King enthusiasts, including Dax Shepard and Edward Norton, have campaigned for the colorful role. “If […]

Roswell, New Mexico’s Ortecho Sisters Recall the Story of Their ‘Fated’ Casting — Plus, Watch an Arresting Sneak Peek

RELATED STORIES When it comes to casting sisters on TV, there’s good, there’s uncanny and then there’s whatever crazy magic is happening over at Roswell, New Mexico between Jeanine Mason and Amber Midthunder (aka Liz and Rosa Ortecho). “We actually both had these funny kismet moments of people confusing us for each other long before […]

The Bachelor Producers Are Casting Men and Women in Their ‘Golden Years’ for New Reality Dating Show on ABC

Reality TV’s next eligible bachelor could very well be a silver fox. ABC on Monday aired a casting announcement for a new reality dating show that would feature older contestants looking for love later in life. Here’s the on-air announcement, as captured by Rob Mills, Senior Vice President of Alternative Series, Specials and Late-Night Programming […]

The Big Bang Theory: Penny star almost played ‘dark’ character in shock casting shakeup

In a special featurette of The Big Bang Theory released by CBS, the actor revealed she tried out for the show’s original pilot that never aired. However, the star was unsuccessful. She tried out for the role of a character named Katie (Amanda Walsh), who is worlds away from Penny. But who was she? Katie […]

The Big Bang Theory: ‘You’d never see anyone like Sheldon’ Director spills casting secrets

The Big Bang Theory ended a few months ago after fans spent the past twelve years getting to know the unique cast. Sheldon Cooper (played by Jim Parsons) was one of the most unique characters of the series, but it was the heartwarming bond between the unlikely couple that intrigued fans. Fans watched in amusement […]

Grey’s Anatomy Showrunner Blasts ABC for Casting Sean Spicer on DWTS: ‘I Deeply Abhor This Decision’

RELATED STORIES Add Krista Vernoff to the list of ABC employees unhappy with the network for climbing into bed with Sean Spicer. The Grey’s Anatomy/Station 19 showrunner ripped into ABC’s Powers That Be for casting the disgraced ex-White House flack on the new season of Dancing With the Stars. “I deeply abhor this decision by the […]

Fall TV Preview: Who’s In? Who’s Out? Our Guide to Every Casting Move So Far

Your favorite shows may look a bit different when they return in the fall, thanks to new names on the call sheets and conspicuous absences in the opening credits. For instance, Arrow, Empire, SVU, FBI and multiple #OneChicago shows will be missing familiar faces when they return from hiatus. Shameless has undergone a bit of a shakeup. And two […]

Doctor Who spoilers: BBC REJECTED Hollywood star in shock casting 'They were like, Um, no'

Whoopi Goldberg has let slip she asked Doctor Who executives if she could play the first female Time Lord. The 63-year-old Hollywood actress spoke of her ambition to portray the legendary character on David Tennant’s podcast. However, the mother-of-one was rejected by BBC bosses, who later gave the role to British actress Jodie Whittaker. Recounting […]