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'7th Heaven' Star Barry Watson Joins 'Gossip Girl' And More Casting News

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Barry Watson is headed to
Barry Watson is headed to "Gossip Girl"

Barry Watson is returning to TV. According to TVLine, the former "7th Heaven" star will join the cast of "Gossip Girl" for the show's final season.

Watson will play the recurring role of entrepreneur Steven Spence, a new love interest for Blake Lively's character, Serena.

After his time on "7th Heaven," Watson starred in "What About Brian," "Samantha Who?" and a string of TV movies including "My Future Boyfriend" and "Kiss At Pine Lake."

"Gossip Girl" Season 6 premieres on Mon., Oct. 8 at 9 p.m. ET on The CW.

Rose McIver has landed the title role in "Cassandra French's Finishing School For Boys." The "Lovely Bones" actress is set to star in the Krysten Ritter-produced pilot as Cassandra, a young woman with a problematic love life who graduates from college and law school early and lands her dream job as a lawyer for a Hollywood studio. [THR]

Luka Jones joins the "Up All Night" cast.
The "Best Friends Forever" actor will appear as a series regular on the NBC comedy as Reagan's younger bother Scott, a contractor with little business sense. [EW]

Liane Balaban is getting "Supernatural."
The actress is set to star on The CW series as Sam Winchester (Jared Padalecki)'s love interest. [EW]

Carly Rae Jepsen will guest star on "90210."
The "Call Me Maybe" singer will perform a to-be-determined song on an October episode of the CW series. [TVLine]

Could Jorge Garcia be headed to "Once Upon A Time"?
The creators of "Lost" have suggested that they're hoping to find the actor a spot on the fantastical ABC show now that his series "Alcatraz" has been canceled. [TVGuide]

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