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HBO Wall Street Comedy To Star Rob Riggle And More Casting News

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HBO's 1980s Wall Street comedy adds Rob Riggle.
HBO's 1980s Wall Street comedy adds Rob Riggle.

Rob Riggle is on his way to Wall Street. According to TVLine, the "Daily Show" alum is set to star in HBO's upcoming star-studded comedy about 1980s Wall Street.

Riggle will play a bond trader who lives a dark, self-involved life alongside Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg and Adam McKay.

In other casting news...

Lorraine Toussaint has landed a guest spot on "Drop Dead Diva." The "Saving Grace" star will make a guest appearance on the Lifetime drama as Jane's former law professor. [THR]

Maggie Grace is headed to "Californication." The former "Lost" actress will appear in nine episodes of the Showtime series as Faith, a religious young woman with a fondness for sex, drugs and rock and roll. [EW]

M. Emmet Walsh is guest starring on "Damages." The "Blade Runner" actor will play Patty Hewes' father in the show's upcoming final season. [TV Guide]

"Cougar Town's "Ian Gomez will guest star on Lifetime's "Drop Dead Diva." On the series, Gomez is set to play Warren Patton, a con man who goes on a mission to sue Harrison & Parker's newest client after being hit by a gourmet food truck. [TVLine]

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