"Once Upon a Time" has upgraded Emilie de Ravin's status. According to TVLine, De Ravin will now be a series regular on the ABC hit fairy tale drama.
De Ravin appeared in three episodes of "Once Upon a Time" Season 1 as Belle of "Beauty and the Beast" fame. She was last seen with Rumpelstiltskin getting covered in that purple mist that rolled through Storybrooke.
Belle isn't the only familiar face sticking around "Once Upon a Time." Meghan Ory, Red Riding Hood, was recently promoted to series regular as well.
In other casting news ...
Michael Imperioli will tackle the "Necessary Roughness" summer finale. The "Sopranos" veteran, who recently appeared on HBO's "Girls," will play Jimmy Folkes, a legendary record producer on the USA series. [EW]
"Nikita" veteran Xander Berkeley is coming to Syfy’s "Being Human." Berkeley will play Brynn and Conor's father. [TVLine]
There's a new face on "Pretty Little Liars." Robbie Amell of "Revenge" will play Eric, the older brother of Noel. [THR]
"The Wire" actor Chad Coleman is coming to "Burn Notice." Actress Angelica Celaya will also appear in an upcoming episode of the USA Network series. [THR]