08/17/2012 10:06 am ET

Tina Majorino's 'Grey's Anatomy' Role And More Casting News

Another well-known face is headed to Seattle Grace!

According to TV Guide
, "True Blood" and "Veronica Mars" alum Tina Majorino will guest star on "Grey's Anatomy," with creator Shonda Rhimes staying mum on the details of her character.

"We hired some really lovely guest stars who are doing some really lovely guest-star stuff," Rhimes told TV Guide. "It boils down to the fact that all our doctors are attendings and one of the things that I want to see our attendings doing is teach, so that's what we're seeing."

In addition to "True Blood" and "Veronica Mars," Majorino has also appeared on "Napoleon Dynamite" and "Big Love."

In other casting news...

Jeffrey Nordling will appear on "Necessary Roughness." The "24" vet has been cast as media relations guru Glen Purlman on the USA drama. [TVLine]

"Reed Between The Lines" has cast new regulars.
Tony Rock, Charlie Robinson and Michole White have landed permanent spots on the BET series. [THR]

David Alpay has landed a recurring role on "The Vampire Diaries."
Alpay will appear as the charismatic Professor Shane on the CW drama. [TV Guide]

2012 Renewal Index: Canceled, Safe and on the Bubble Shows