"Franklin & Bash" Season 3 will be missing a key player. Actress Garcelle Beauvais says she wasn't asked back for the TNT drama starring Mark-Paul Gosselaar and Breckin Meyer.
Beauvais played Hanna Linden, a senior partner at the firm. She was with the show from the start in 2011. In addition to several films in the works, Beauvais tweeted that she's involved in "Arrested Development."
In other casting news ...
Bonnie's getting a dad on "The Vampire Diaries." Rick Worthy has been cast on the CW series as Rudy Hopkins, Bonnie's (Kat Graham) long lost father. [TV Guide]
Ryan Cartwright is heading to "Big Bang Theory." The "Alphas" actor will play Penny's (Kaley Cuoco) pal Cole on the CBS series. [THR]
Freda Foh Shen will appear on "Elementary." The "Everwood" actress will play Joan Watson's (Lucy Liu) mother on the CBS series. [TVLine]