Michiel Huisman (“Treme,” “Nashville”) Peter Outerbridge (“Nikita”) and Ari Millen (“Rookie Blue”) have joined the cast of the second season of BBC America’s “Orphan Black”. The new series is slated to premiere in April.
Huisman plays rugged outdoorsman Cal Morrison, Outerbridge plays the mercurial modern-day cowboy Henrik “Hank” Johannsen, and Millen plays a cunning predator with a dark edge named Mark [Source: THR]
Untitled Cameron Crowe Project
Jay Baruchel has joined the cast of Cameron Crowe’s untitled romantic comedy at Sony Pictures. Baruchel would play the stepbrother of Bradley Cooper’s lead character.
Cooper plays a defense contractor who is overseeing a weapons satellite launch from Hawaii and teams up with (and falls for) an Air Force pilot (Emma Stone) to scuttle the launch. Mystical island forces and a talking computer also play a part, while Rachel McAdams, Danny McBride and Alec Baldwin also star. [Source: THR]
Untitled Meg Ryan Series
Meg Ryan will star in and executive produce a half-hour single-camera NBC comedy from Marc Lawrence (“Family Ties”).
Ryan will play a sunny and desperately non-confrontational single mom who returns to the New York publishing house where she was once a brilliant editor. She soon learns her boss is her 30-year-old neurotic former intern. [Source: The Live Feed]
Katrina Bowden (“30 Rock”) and Kristin Chenoweth (“The Good Wife”) have joined Sean Nalaboff’s Long Island-based indie teen drama “Hard Sell”.
Bowden plays a tough as nails, but directionless stripper. Chenoweth plays Lorna Buchanan, the mother of the science geek character Hardy. [Source: Deadline]