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02/23/2012 12:57 pm ET | Updated Feb 23, 2012

'Cougar Town' Star Josh Hopkins Books New Role And More Casting News

"Cougar Town" star Josh Hopkins is heading to "In Plain Sight." According to TV Guide, Hopkins will co-star opposite Mary McCormack in two episodes of the USA Network series, which is entering its final season.

Hopkins will play Kenny, a single parent who hits on Mary. It's important to note Hopkins' casting does not mean it's the end of the line for ABC's "Cougar Town." The show has already wrapped filming its third season and is awaiting word on a Season 4 renewal.

In other casting news ...

"The West Wing" veteran Bradley Whitford will co-star opposite Ali Larter in Fox's "The Asset." Whitford will play the CIA chief opposite Larter's operative. [THR]

Meat Loaf is heading to "Fairly Legal." The rocker/actor will play a blue collar union boss. [TVLine]

Mena Suvari and Kyle Howard have joined the cast of a new NBC pilot. From In the show from "Happy Endings" writer Hilary Winston, the duo will play colleagues of a woman who plots revenge on her ex after being dumped. [THR]

"General Hospital" star Jonathan Jackson is heading to primetime. Jackson will co-star in "Nashville," an ABC musical drama about country music. [TVLine]

Greg Grunberg is returning to TV. The "Heroes" and "Love Bites" actor will co-star in a CBS romantic comedy pilot. Grunberg will play Charlie, the brother to Wendy (JoAnna Garcia). [TVLine]

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