Gregg Henry (Hung) and Jillian Armenante have booked recurring roles on the upcoming second season of Shonda Rhimes’ ABC drama Scandal, which is undergoing casting changes. Domain-repped Henry will play Jackson, a big-money Southern guy who is smart and warm unless you cross him. Armenante, currently seen in The Dark Knight Rises, will play the role of Lucas which was originally written as male. Lucas is described as smart, well-spoken and brash. Armenante is with Domain and Framework.
English actor Ian Hart (HBO’s Luck) is set to co-star opposite Thandie Newton in the DirecTV drama series Rogue, produced by eOne Entertainment. It centers on an undercover cop (Newton) who goes after a crime lord (Marton Csokas) after her young son is killed in a drive-by shooting. Hart, repped by APA, ARG and Wishlab Management, plays an Oakland Police Department detective who works with Newton.
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