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Stevie Nicks Heads To 'Up All Night,' 'Friday Night Lights' Alum To Star In CW Pilot And More Casting News

Stevie Nicks Up All Night

First Posted: 02/23/2012 4:53 pm Updated: 02/23/2012 5:54 pm

Fleetwood Mac singer Stevie Nicks is coming to NBC’s comedy "Up All Night," reports EW.com.

The legendary singer will play herself in a guest-starring appearance on the comedy. In an episode airing later this season, Reagan (Christina Applegate) and Ava (Maya Rudolph) will need to woo Stevie to get her to be on Ava’s talk show.

In other casting news ...

"Saturday Night Live" cast member Abby Elliott is reportedly heading to "My Manny." According to EW, she is close to a deal for the lead role in the Fox comedy pilot as an uptight single mom and her laid-back brother who move in together to raise a child (Maggie Jones). A source told EW 'SNL' chief Lorne Michaels has agreed to let alumna Elliott out of her contract. [EW]

"Friday Night Lights" alum Aimee Teegarden has landed the starring role in the CW's "Hunger Games"-like drama pilot "The Selection." Teegarden will play a poor young woman who is chosen by lottery to participate in a competition to become the next queen of a war-torn nation at a crossroads. [THR]

Comedienne Rachael Harris will co-star in CBS' untitled Melissa McCarthy-produced pilot, starring and written by McCarthy’s husband Ben Falcone. The actress, who also has a recurring role on Fox's "New Girl" as Jess' (Zooey Deschanel) boss, will play the frazzled sister of Falcone's character, who loses everything in the real estate collapse and has to move back in with his parents. [TVLine]

Carter MacIntyre will be a regular on Lifetime's "Drop Dead Diva." THR exclusively reported he former "Undercovers" star joins the fourth season as Jane's (Brooke Elliott) peppy, but devilish guardian angel with a love of women, food and expensive things. [THR]

"American Horror Story’s" Rebecca Wisocky has joined "Desperate Housewives" creator Marc Cherry’s new ABC soap about a quartet of maids working in Beverly Hills. [TVLine]

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