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TV Casting: Justified, Money, Knick, Arrow

By Garth Franklin Thursday October 3rd 2013 11:06AM

Justified
AJ Buckley ("CSI: NY") has scored a major recurring role on the upcoming fifth season of FX's "Justified".

Buckley will play Danny, the younger brother of crime lord Dale Crowe (Michael Rapaport) and a romantic knife-wielding sociopath. [Source: Examiner]

The Money
Andrea Riseborough ("Oblivion"), Patrick Kennedy ("Boardwalk Empire") and David Harewood ("Homeland") have been cast alongside Brendan Gleeson in David Milch's new HBO drama pilot "The Money".

The story deals with the wealth and corruption among the super elite, focusing on American media mogul and patriarch James Castman (Gleeson) who uses his influence to control his family. [Source: Deadline]

The Knick
Grainger Hines ("Hell On Wheels") has joined the cast of Steven Soderbergh's ten-part series "The Knick" on Cinemax Clive Owen leads the cast in the story of New York's Knickerbocker Hospital in the year 1900.

Hines will play Captain August Robertson, a self-made shipping magnate and the hospital's benefactor who keeps it open to help the poor immigrants who have arrived in New York on his ships. [Source: Deadline]

Arrow Jimmy Jean-Lous ("Heroes") has been cast in the role of 'The Captain' for a multiple episode arc in the second season of The CW's "Arrow".

The Captain is said to be a "mysterious and deadly associate of Anthony Ivo and has a connection to a mystery of Season 2 called the 'Amazo'." [Source: CBR]

Unreal
Freddie Stroma ("Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince") is set to co-star opposite Shiri Appleby in Lifetime's drama pilot "Unreal". The series goes behind the scenes of a hit competition dating show.

Appleby plays a young staffer whose sole job is to manipulate her relationships with the contestants to heighten the drama. Stroma plays the charming bachelor, a hotel empire scion, at the center of the series. [Source: Deadline]

Deadbeat
"Reaper" co-star Tyler Labine has signed on as the lead star of Hulu's ten-episode supernatural comedy series "Deadbeat".

Labine plays a perennial underdog constantly struggling with his weight and work as a medium-for-hire who helps New York's ghosts settle their unfinished business. [Source: Yahoo]

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