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Casting: Sage, Silverman, Weber, Phipps

By Garth Franklin Monday April 28th 2014 01:33PM
Casting: Sage, Silverman, Weber, Phipps

Masters of Sex
Emmy-winning comedian and actress Sarah Silverman has joined the second season of Showtime's drama "Masters of Sex".

Silverman will recur as Helen, the former lesbian lover of Betty (Annaleigh Ashford). The character is described as a palm reader who believes she's a psychic, who is still pining for Betty. [Source: The Live Feed]

Goosebumps & Scouts vs. Zombies
Halston Sage ("Neighbors") has joined the cast of Rob Letterman's film adaptation of R.L. Stine's "Goosebumps" novels at Sony Pictures. Jack Black plays a famed children's horror author whose monstrous creations escape from his books and attack an unsuspecting town.

Sage has also nabbed a role alongside Tye Sheridan and Patrick Schwarzenegger in Christopher Landon's "Scouts vs. Zombies" at Paramount Pictures. The story follows three scouts who must save their town from a zombie outbreak. [Source: Heat Vision]

Hell on Wheels
Jake Weber ("Dawn of the Dead," "Medium") has joined the cast of the expanded thirteen-episode fourth season of AMC's "Hell on Wheels" as a new series regular. Weber will play Harlan Fell, the chief engineer of the Union Pacific Railroad. [Source: The Live Feed]

Some Kind of Hate
Grace Phipps, Ronen Rubinstein, Sierra McCormick, Michael Polish, Noah Segan, Spencer Breslin, Maestro Harrell, Jasper Polish, Jeremy Hawkins and Brando Eaton have all joined Adam Egypt Mortimer's "Some Kind of Hate". Filming begins this week in Los Angeles.

The story follows a tightly wound, often bullied kid sent away to a remote reform school where the teen accidentally summons a vengeful spirit - herself a victim of bullying - to exact retribution on his tormentors. [Source: Heat Vision]

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