Here is the latest casting news fresh from the USA. From Gossip Girl to NCIS.
NCIS: Party of Five Alumni Scott Wolf is set to star in the season 9 premiere of NCIS. As the potentially recurring character of FBI Agent Casey Stratton, Wolf “will play an important role in this year’s season opener,” executive producer Gary Glasberg tells us. “Who he is and how he influences the NCIS team will come in due time, but I can promise you some unexpected surprises.” Apparently the first 5 minutes can not be missed.
Gossip Girl: It looks like the Van der Woodsen clan will be down one member on Gossip Girl this fall. Connor Paolo’s time as Serena’s kid brother Eric has come to an end. After trying to recall how Eric’s story concluded last season — “I went to college, right?” — Paolo admits he was fine with the non-showy goodbye. “I don’t think they knew I was leaving,” he explains.
White Collar: Beau Bridges has been tapped to guest star on the midseason finale of USA’s White Collar. The actor, whose recent TV credits include episodes of Brothers and Sisters, will play Agent Kramer, Peter’s (Tim DeKay) former mentor from the D.C. Art Crimes division. In the episode — titled “Countdown”, Peter and Neal (Matt Bomer) are tapped by the FBI to investigate a painting on a treasure manifest. Anna Chlumsky (My Girl), Ross McCall and Jamie Harris also guest star in the episode.
Law & Order: L&O original actor Linus Roache is set to reprise his role as Michael Cutter, the cutthroat attorney in the 13th season premiere of the legal drama. Cutter is now Bureau Chief of the DA’s office, a position that just so happens to oversee Special Victims Unit cases.
Gossip Girl airs on Foxtel, NCIS on TEN, WHite collar occasionalt on Ten and W while Law and Order airs on Ten.