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Joel McHale Joins 'Sons Of Anarchy' And More TV Casting News

07/14/2012 10:44 am ET | Updated Jul 14, 2012

"Community" star and "The Soup" host Joel McHale is headed for a decidedly darker role. According to The Hollywood Reporter, McHale has been cast a con-man on the FX biker drama "Sons Of Anarchy."

McHale will play a character named Warren who crosses paths with "Sons" matriarch Katey Sagal in a multi-episode Season 5 arc, TVLine reports. Sagal tweeted this picture of McHale on-set Thursday:

In other TV casting news ...

"Vampire Diaries" and "X2: X-Men United" actress Kelly Hu will guest-star in The CW's "Arrow" as villain China White, the show's producer's announced at Comic-Con Friday. The character is the leader of a drug cartel that hero Oliver Queen met while stranded on an island in the South Pacific. [Deadline]

Ed Asner is returning to "Hawaii Five-O" and reprising his role as villainous art-smuggler August March. Asner first played the character in 1975 in the original version of the show. He guest-stars in the episode slated to air Mon., July 16. [L.A. Times]

Australian Disney star Christian Antidormi is joining "Spartacus: War Of The Damned" as Tiberius, a character determined to take down Spartacus (Liam McIntyre). [TVLine]

Check out the gallery below for some of the "must see" events from Comic-Con 2012, and check back to HuffPost TV throughout the weekend for continuing coverage of the conference.

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