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Gugu Mbatha-Raw Leaving 'Touch' And More Casting News

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Gugu Mbatha-Raw not returning to "Touch" and more casting news.

Gugu Mbatha-Raw is leaving "Touch."

The actress, who portrayed social worker Clea Hopkins in Season 1 of the Fox drama isn't returning for Season 2, according to Indiewire. Her character,

According to, Mbatha-Raw is no longer as integral to the plot as she was at the beginning of Season 1 of "Touch," starring Kiefer Sutherland and David Mazouz.

Mbatha-Raw's other TV roles have included "Undercovers," "Bonekickers," "Doctor Who" and more.

In other casting news...

ABC's determined to make Mandy Moore happen. Despite last year's failed pilot, ABC has bought "Miss Most Likely," a sitcom about a girl trying to make it in the big city only to be followed by her overbearing family. [Vulture]

Taio Cruz is headed to "90210." The R&B star will appear as himself on the CW series' 100th episode. [TVLine]

David Meunier is returning to "Justified." Currently appearing in NBC's "Revolution," Meunier has signed on for 10 more episodes of "Justified" as Johnny. [THR]

Teri Polo and Sherri Saum have signed on to ABC Family's "The Fosters." Polo and Saum join the Jennifer Lopez-produced drama as Stef Foster, a kind-hearted police officer, and Lena Foster, a school principal determined to have as many kids as possible. [Disney]

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