The Friday Night Lights actress has landed a major recurring role in Justified‘s fifth season, Deadline reports. She’ll play the “smart, sexy sister” of Florida-based crime lord Dale Crowe Jr. (the just-cast Michael Rapaport).
Twilight/Family Tools alum Edi Gathegi has also joined the FX drama as a Haitian criminal working for the aforementioned Crowes.
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• Veteran actor Ed Asner is slated to guest-star in an upcoming episode of CBS’ new comedy The Crazy Ones, TVGuide.com reports. He’ll portray a commercial actor with whom Sarah Michelle Gellar’s Sydney becomes enamored.
• Kyle Bornheimer (Perfect Couples, The Family Tools) will recur on A&E’s upcoming drama series Those Who Kill. Per TV Guide Magazine, the actor joins the project — which centers on a detective (Big Love‘s Chloë Sevigny) and forensic profiler (Hitchcock‘s James D’Arcy) who both possess a deep understanding of the serial killers they hunt — as a married dad who crosses paths with Sevigny’s leading lady.
• Chicago Fire has named a winner in its Top Dog Competition: Smokey, a labrador/retriever mix from Illinois. The pup will appear in an installment of the NBC drama later this season.
• Hallmark Channel has renewed the Andie MacDowell drama Cedar Grove for a second season.
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