The Good Wife
Jason O’Mara (“Life on Mars U.S.,” “Vegas”) has scored a potential high-profile recurring role on the CBS legal drama “The Good Wife”.
O’Mara plays a wild-eyed Irish attorney who has spent a decade defending gang members and crime families. Now looking for a home at a corporate law firm like Lockhart/Gardner, he clashes with the more conservative culture. [Source: TV Fanatic]
If I Stay
Jamie Blackley (“Snow White And The Huntsman”) has scored the male lead role opposite Chloe Moretz in R.J. Cutler’s adaptation of Gayle Forman’s young adult novel “If I Stay” at MGM.
The story follows a comatose teenager who has an out-of-body experience in the hospital and is faced with choosing between living a difficult life or giving up altogether. [Source: Deadline]
Odeya Rush (“The Odd Life of Timothy Green”) has joined the cast of the adaptation of Lois Lowry’s dystopian novel “The Giver” at The Weinstein Company.
Brenton Thwaites plays a young man chosen to receive memories of life before emotion was wiped from society. Rush will play Fiona, his best friend and love interest. [Source: Deadline]
Graham McTavish (“The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey”) and Gary Lewis (“Billy Elliot”) are to play the uncles of Jamie Fraser (Sam Heughan) in Ronald Moore’s upcoming drama series “Outlander” at Starz.
The story follows a married WW2 nurse who mysteriously falls back in time to Scotland in 1743. The series based on Diana Gabaldon’s best-selling series of books. [Source: The Live Feed]