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Paul McCartney On 'Mad Men' Reports, Zachary Levi's New Pilot And Other Casting News

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First Posted: 02/14/2012 10:08 am Updated: 02/14/2012 12:47 pm

UPDATE: According to Vulture, a source close to "Mad Men" said the Paul McCartney casting rumor is false.

Is music legend Sir Paul McCartney heading to AMC's "Mad Men" for a guest spot?

According to UK'sThe Daily Mail by way of The Sun, McCartney agreed to let the drama use his music and was offered a walk-on guest role.

"Action in the show has now reached the Swinging Sixties," a source told The Sun. "So it's only right that the man who was pivotal to the era is involved in the show."

Producers reportedly want to use McCartney's new solo music for the '60s-set popular series.

In other casting news ...

"Chuck" star Zachary Levi has already booked a new TV show. Levi will star in Fox's "Let It Go," a half-hour comedy pilot about a married couple trying to navigate through society. [TVLine]

John Hodgman will guest star on "Community."
Details of "The Daily Show" contributor's role are being kept under wraps. [THR]

J.K. Simmons will star opposite Kyle Bornheimer in ABC's "White Van Man."
Simmons will play dad to Bornheimer's blue collar lead handyman character. [TVLine]

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