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Brendan Fraser To Star In TNT's 'Legends' And More Casting News

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Brendan Fraser is officially TV-bound.

According to THR, The "Mummy" star has landed the leading role in TNT's drama pilot "Legends," from "Homeland" executive producer Howard Gordon. Fraser, who will also executive produce the pilot, will play Martin Odum, a deep-cover agent who has the power to become a different person for each job he does.

Mostly a film star, Fraser has voiced roles on the animated shows "The Fairly Oddparents" and "King Of The Hill."

In other casting news...

Kevin Dunn joins the "Veep" cast. Dunn will portray the president's practical Chief of Staff on Season 2 of the Emmy-winning HBO comedy. [Deadline]

Jake. T. Austin is "Fosters"-bound. The "Wizards Of Waverly Place" alum has landed a spot on Jennifer Lopez's ABC family pilot as Jesus Foster, the polar opposite fraternal twin of Mariana. [THR]

A "Fringe" actor will guest star on "Men At Work." Kevin Corrigan will portray Darryl, a "hard rock-loving, chicken wing-eating moonshiner," who sits next to Milo (Danny Masterson) at a wedding reception on the TBS series. [TV Guide]

Alysia Reiner is headed to "Orange Is The New Black." "The Law & Order: Criminal Intent" actress will recur on Netflix's new series "Orange Is The New Black" as the prison's assistant warden. [TVLine]

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