TVRage Bulletin: ‘iZombie’ Adds ‘OTH’ Alum, ‘The Blacklist’ Casts Tom’s Brother & More!


TVRage Bulletin: ‘iZombie’ Adds ‘OTH’ Alum, ‘The Blacklist’ Casts Tom’s Brother & More!


In addition to all of the other news we’ve been reporting, here are a few entertainment and TV headlines you might have missed:

-The CW’s pilot ‘iZombie’ has cast ‘One Tree Hill’s Robert Buckley in a series regular role. He’ll play Major, Liv’s (a med student-turned-zombie who eats brains to maintain her humanity, but she also inherits the corpses’ memories) former fiance trying to make the transition to her friend.

TVRage Bulletin: ‘iZombie’ Adds ‘OTH’ Alum, ‘The Blacklist’ Casts Tom’s Brother & More!-NBC’s ‘The Blacklist’ is welcoming Peter Scanavino (‘Banshee’) as Tom’s older brother, reports. He’ll appear in March 31’s episode, where we’ll learn the truth about Tom’s identity and more about his past.

-Comedian Amy Sedaris has just joined ‘Dead Boss,’ alongside ‘30 Rock’s Jane Krakowski, who’s character, Helen, is wrongly convicted of murdering her boss. Sedaris will play Mary, Helen’s nosy, fault-finding co-worker who secretly loved their boss and hates Helen.

-The CW’s ‘The Flash’ pilot is welcoming Patrick Sabongui as Central City Police Captain David Singh. If the pilot receives a series order the role might become recurring.

-DirecTV’s ‘Navy St.’ has cast ‘House of Card’s Joanna Going in the series regular role of Christina Hyatt, Alvey’s (Frank Grillo) ex-wife and mother to Jay (Jonathan Tucker) and Nate (Nick Jonas). In other casting news, Angelique Cabral (‘Enlisted’) has signed on for a lead role named Anne, who is married to Echo Kellum’s Nick, in ‘Two to Go.’ This role is in second position to ‘Enlisted.’

-Syfy’s ‘Sharknado 2: The Second One’ will premiere July 31 at 9/8c, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

-HBO’s ‘True Blood’ has promoted Tara Buck (Ginger) to a series regular for the final season, Deadline reports.

-Yesterday, a new poster for ‘Mad Men’ Season 7 was released (above). The psychedelic image was created by graphic artist Milton Glaser, known for the “I Love NY” campaign. Series creator Matthew Weiner even grew up with a Glaser poster in his childhood home.

-Actress Sheila MacRae, known for roles in the ‘90s ‘Parenthood’ and ‘The Jackie Gleason Show,’ where she played Alice Kramden died at the reported age of 92. 

-Lastly, check out this promo for John Oliver’s show ‘Last Week Tonight.’

- Patrick Sabongui
- Robert Buckley (2)
- Peter Scanavino
- Amy Sedaris
- Joanna Going
- Angelique Cabral
- Two To Go
- iZombie
- Dead Boss (US)
- The Flash
- The Blacklist
- CW

Written by: akoerner
Mar 8th, 2014, 7:40 am

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Message Posted On Mar 8th, 2014, 3:33 pm

Ouch, that dude from OTH was one of the most wooden actors on the show.

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