Downton & I: Iconic British actor Richard E. Grant has joined the cast of Downton Abbey for the new season. He will take the role of Simon Bricker, who visits the estate as a guest of the Granthams. joins several big name actors who have been added to the series. joined last season, which premiered in the U.S. to an audience of a record 15 million people.
Once Upon A Time in Memphis: Actress has been cast as The Good Witch of the South in the upcoming season of ABC fairy-tale drama Once Upon A Time. Mabrey has previously recurred on TNT's Memphis and appeared in films such as xXx: State of the Union and Snakes on a Plane.
Help!: Oscar-winning actress has been cast in the lead role in 's upcoming Fox drama Red Band Society. Spencer - who won an Oscar for her role in The Help - will play Nurse Jackson, a woman who refuses to show any emotion while on duty at the children's ward where she works, believing her own troubles insignificant compared to the suffering of the patients.
Backstrom's Back: After CBS gave the show a pass, FOX has picked up the -led drama Backstrom, and cast House of Lies' Genevieve Angelson as the leading lady. Angelson will play Detective Nicole Gravely, who tries to keep things together in face of the outlandish behaviour of Wilson's character.