Casting Notes: Walton Goggins joins Danny McBride’s ‘Vice Principals’ and more

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Vice Principals. The great Walton Goggins (Justified) and Shea Whigham (Boardwalk Empire, Agent Carter) have joined the cast of Danny McBride’s HBO comedy about the inner workings of a high school. Goggins will co-star opposite McBride as one of the vice principals and Whigham will play the new husband of McBride’s ex-wife (Busy Phillips). (Deadline)

Angie Tribeca. Amy Smart (Shameless, Justified) and David Koechner (Anchor Man, The Office) will guest on the Rashida Jones (Parks and Recreation) cop show spoof on TBS. Smart will play a call-girl who catches the eye of Angie’s partner played by Hayes MacArthur (Go On) and Koechner will play the police commissioner who is also the former partner of Angie’s boss played by Jere Burns (Justified). (TVLine)

Continuing/Returning Shows

Rogue. Richard Schiff (West Wing), Sara Carter (Falling Skies) and Bianca Lawson (Witches of East End) will all join the Season 3 cast of the DirecTV drama starring Thandie Newton and Cole Hauser. “Schiff will play Marty Abrams, a Chicago power broker whose law firm Ethan Kelly (played by Cole Hauser) is tasked to infiltrate, while Carter has been cast as Harper Deakins, Road To Hope Charity Eventa federal agent investigating the death of a reporter who was poking into Abrams’ business.” Lawson meanwhile will play the half-sister of the character to be played by Derek Luke as previously reported. (TVLine)

Pilots (by actor)

Adam Canto. The Following villain has joined the cast of the NBC pilot The Curse of the Fuentes Women as a man who walks out of the ocean to reinvigorate the lives of the four women of the title. (Deadline)

Colin Hanks. The Fargo (TV) co-star and spawn of Tom Hanks will co-star in the CBS comedy pilot Life in Pieces described by the source as the story of “one family told through separate stories of its different family members.” Hanks will play the youngest sibling who is about to have a child of his own. (THR)

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