US Casting update
New roles announced for Alexis Bledel, Melissa George, Kim Raver and Alyssa Milano.
More US casting news sees Melissa George assuming the female lead in US Attorney. The series centres around a team of federal prosecutors in the U.S. Attorney’s office in Manhattan. George will play Susan, ADA and ex-wife to the section chief (played by Michael Lange). Fellow Aussie Jason Clarke was already announced in the series last week.
Former Gilmore Girls star Alexis Bledel (pictured) will guest-star in ER’s two-hour finale, playing a new intern named Julia Wise in the episode, which chronicles a 24-hour shift at County General. ER takes its leave in the US in April.
Katie Cassidy, the daughter of David Cassidy, has been cast as Ella in the upcoming Melrose Place remake while Steven R. McQueen, the grandson of Steve McQueen, is set to appear in Vampire Diaries. Both shows are due on the CW Network.
Kim Raver will play a knockout blond reporter who once was considered the next Diane Sawyer on ABC Studios’ Inside the Box, set at a news network’s Washington bureau.
Alyssa Milano will appear in an untitled WBTV comedy about a telemarketer and struggling writer (Eric Christian Olsen) who is torn between his needy best friend and the newfound love of his life (Milano), a successful lawyer and single mother of two.