TVLine Items: Leverage Casting Scoops, True Bloody Good New Teaser Trailer and More!

TNT’s Leverage is sticking with tradition and loading up on fun guest stars for its upcoming season.

In addition to the previously announced Cary Elwes, Treat Williams and Matthew Lillard, series lead Timothy Hutton tells TVLine that Ronny Cox (Total Recall) and go-to toughie Fred Ward (Tremors) will both appear in this season’s sixth episode, titled “The D.B. Cooper Job.”

Leverage Season 5 premieres Sunday, July 15, at 8/7c.

Ready for more of today’s TV dish? Well…

• HBO has dished out another teaser for True Blood‘s upcoming fifth season (launching Sunday, June 10), and while this one doesn’t contain any new footage, it’s still bloody good fun.

RELATED | True Blood First Look: Chris Meloni With Fangs!

• Sarah Wynter (24) has nabbed a recurring role in the new season of Californication, Deadline reports. She’ll play the wife of outlandish rock star Atticus Fetch (Tim Minchin).

• Kristen Bell has been tapped to co-host the 2012 CMT Music Awards opposite country superstar Toby Keith. The twang-tinged honors will be broadcast live on both CMT and CMT.com on Wednesday, June 6 at 8 pm.

• Suits has locked in a trio of guest stars for an upcoming episode of its second season (premiering June 14). Per The Hollywood Reporter, ER alum Scott Grimes, Nikita baddie Peter Outerbridge and Army Wives‘ Matthew Glave will all appear in the same installment, playing various characters involved in an unusual case for Pearson Hardman.

• Lie to Me alum Tim Roth and Homeland co-exec producer Alexander Cary are developing a new series for FX, Deadline reports. Roth would star in the untitled project, which is described as a drama about bank robbery, addiction and “an extremely volatile family dynamic.”

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Comments (9)

  • i LOVE leverage!! and i’m so happy they’re setting it in Portland this year since it’s filmed there. as a native Portlander, I feel like I’m spoiled now w/ Grimm, Leverage & Portlandia! Excited to see what crazy shenanigans the gang gets into this year!!

    Comment by Maggie – May 21, 2012 11:55 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Remo Williams! (Showing my age.)

    Comment by Renee – May 21, 2012 12:26 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I can’t wait for season 2 of Suits!

    Comment by Sam – May 21, 2012 12:34 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • D.B. Cooper? maybe is something related to prison break xD

    Comment by Alex – May 21, 2012 12:47 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Since the Leverage detective is now in Grimm’s Portland, can’t we have a crossover?

    Comment by a – May 21, 2012 01:14 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Like learning that Elliott is either a Grimm or a Slayer? :-)

      Comment by smidnite – May 21, 2012 04:42 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Leverage and Suits .. oh yes!!

    Comment by chase – May 21, 2012 01:15 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I laughed really hard at that TB promo. Does that make me a horrible person?

    Comment by wordsmith – May 21, 2012 02:57 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Excited for the Tim Roth/Alexander Cary project! Huge fan of Lie to Me! It would be awesome if they can get Kelli Williams a guest role at least! I need my Cal/Gillian fix!

    Comment by Ela – May 22, 2012 09:07 AM PDT  Reply To This Post

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