"House" alumna Lisa Edelstein is heading to "Scandal," according to TVLine.
Edelstein will play a new client who enlists the help of Olivia Pope and Associates in one of the last nine episodes of Season 2, which will pick up after a 10-month time jump in Episode 14.
In other casting news ...
"Grey's Anatomy" star to headline "NCIS" spinoff. Kim Raver will play the lead role of Special Agent Paris in the "NCIS: LA" offshoot "NCIS: Red," alongside John Corbett, Scott Grimes and Gillian Alexy, among others. Paris is described as "athletic, smart and witty with a degree in forensic science. She can drive a golf ball 300 yards and has an IQ in the 98th percentile. She prefers to (and often does) work alone." [The Hollywood Reporter]
Could Joey McIntyre visit "Blue Bloods"? Maybe. The New Kids on the Block star says bandmate Donnie Wahlberg is "going to get on" scoring McIntyre a guest role on the CBS procedural "right now." [EW]
Lifetime and History find their "Bonnie and Clyde." Holliday Grainger and Emile Hirsch have been tapped for the titular roles in the four-part miniseries, joining previously cast Holly Hunter (who will play Bonnie's mother) and William Hurt (portraying a Texas Ranger involved in tracking down the infamous duo). [THR]