Casting: Closer, Abu Ghraib, Hudson

The Closer
“Lost,” “Supernatural” and U.S. “Being Human” actor Mark Pellegrino has joined the cast of the final season of “The Closer” and is slated to appear in at least five episodes.

The actor will play Gavin Q. Baker III, a gay former city attorney-turned-partner in a private law firm which specializes in defending police officers who has never lost a case. [The Live Feed]

The Boys of Abu Ghraib
Garret Dillahunt is set to co-star in Luke Moran’s indie “The Boys of Abu Ghraib”.

The story follows a US soldier at the infamous Iraq prison who befriends a detainee accused of murder. [Source: Variety]

Hyde Park on the Hudson
Olivia Williams has emerged as the front runner to play Eleanor Roosevelt in Roger Michell’s “Hyde Park on the Hudson” for Focus Features.

Bill Murray plays Franklin Delano Roosevelt while Laura Linney plays FDR’s distant cousin and mistress. [Source: Deadline]