Body of Proof is plotting a Casey Anthony-inspired episode, and the ABC crime drama is bringing in the big guns to fictionalize the now infamous case.
Per EW.com, Marcia Gay Harden (Damages) will play a Nancy Grace-like talking head covering the trial, while Rita Wilson (The Good Wife) will play the young defendant’s mother. The episode is slated to air in January. ShaneSSaunders.com first reported the casting news.
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• The Paley Center for Media’s 29th annual PaleyFest is set to take place in Beverly Hills March 2-14, and will feature panels from Mad Men, Modern Family and FX’s breakout hit American Horror Story. Additional series showing at the festival will be announced in the coming weeks.
• Nia Vardalos (My Big Fat Greek Wedding) and Peri Gilpin (Make It or Break It) will play a pair of bickering sisters in a January episode of Grey’s Anatomy, per The Hollywood Reporter.
• Aussie actor Lachlan Buchanan has landed a guest spot on Pretty Little Liars, per Zap2it. The Blue Water High star will play a boy named Duncan on the ABC Family series — yet another guy who may know a thing or two about Alison’s death.
• TLC has ordered Geek Love, a speed-dating reality show that takes place at nerd-centric events, EW.com reports.
• Speaking of out-there new series, MTV has ordered an Appalachian-set reality show, titled Buck Wild, TV Guide Magazine reports.
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