Psych Exclusive: Bunheads' Sutton Foster Joins Fan-Chosen Finale — Plus More Casting Scoop

Psych Cast Sutton FosterFormer Bunhead Sutton Foster will let her hair down — and scare up some fun — in Psych‘s nightmare-ish Season 8 finale.

TVLine has learned exclusively that Foster has landed a role in the USA Network comedy’s James Roday-penned installment, titled on “A Nightmare on State Street.”

Described as “a new vision in terror,” the episode — the storyline of which was decided upon by fans via an online poll — follows a sleep-deprived Gus into dream therapy as he attempts to get to the bottom of recent night terrors. After his treatment, however, nothing is what it seems, and he soon learns that “in dreams, no one can hear you scream!”

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Foster guest-stars as a sweet middle school teacher who might be having a fling with a gym teacher (played by Billy Zabka, who most recently appeared on How I Met Your Mother).

Psych Cast WWE Bella TwinsTVLine has also learned that WWE Divas/Total Divas stars Brie and Nikki Bella aka The Bella Twins will appear in the same episode as “sinister, double-dutching, demonically sexy” sisters who equal parts terrify and tantalize Gus.

The star-filled season-ending episode features Burn Notice fave Bruce Campbell as Gus’ dream therapist, Dean Cameron (Men at Work) and a slew of returning guest stars, including Phylicia Rashad (The Cosby Show), who’ll reprise her role as Gus’ mother, Kurt Fuller (Better With You), back as the Santa Barbara Police Department’s kooky coroner and Tears for Fears rocker Curt Smith.

As previously reported, Mira Sorvino will also take part in the hour (as well as a handful of episodes leading up to it), playing the SBPD’s new badass head detective.

Comments (15)

  • still upset about Bunheads being canceled

    Comment by D – August 26, 2013 03:20 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Agreed.

      Comment by Sheila – August 26, 2013 04:10 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Same here it leaves a real whole in television and the quality of what we are getting.

      Comment by Mika02 – August 27, 2013 06:52 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • This sounds like an epic season finale,just hoping it’s not an series finale.

    Comment by Aleksandar Bobic – August 26, 2013 03:27 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • so i guess if the writers, in this case roday, have already penned the last ep of season 8, they must be speculating on going on for at least one more, i.e. 9th, season, because this ep does not sound like a series finale!

    Comment by mary – August 26, 2013 03:39 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • In an interview James says that they are going to skip seasons 9 and 10 and go straight to number 11. Yeah I don’t know, but hey it’s Psych if anyone can do it they can.

      Comment by Annie – January 23, 2014 10:12 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • The cast was all over Twitter and posting what looked like the season 8 wrap party.

    Comment by Gina – August 26, 2013 03:48 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Can’t wait to see The Bella Twins on an upcoming episode of Psych but can they really act?

    Comment by Jack Bauer 2.0 – August 26, 2013 04:11 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • based on their performances in the wwe no they cant.

      Comment by Alan – August 26, 2013 04:15 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • why didnt you lead with bruce campbell? that was the real story here in my opinion.

    Comment by Alan – August 26, 2013 04:14 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • “News,” as the name suggests, is “new” information — not “whomever Alan likes more.” Bruce Campbell was announced 10 days ago, and Sutton Foster today.

      Comment by Simon Jester – August 26, 2013 04:26 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Sorry, but even though this episode was filmed last, it isnt the finale from what several people on set were saying.
    Shows OFTEN film things out of sequence for convenience/availability.
    “The Break Up” is the intended finale.

    Comment by Mark S. – August 26, 2013 04:32 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • This is NOT the finale, it was filmed last but it is not going air last, an episode called “The Break Up” is the series finale YES SERIES FINALE! Psych is over after next season. At least Shawn proposes to Juliet in the finale and she says yes, so i’m grateful for that.

    Comment by Jay – August 26, 2013 11:42 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Bruce Campbell! That guy is the best! His guest appearance on 1600 Penn last year was one of the best guest roles of the entire 2012-13 season. Also glad that Woody is coming back, considering Kurt Fuller has a new show.

    Comment by Zach – August 27, 2013 05:41 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I’m looking forward to Dean Cameron. Chainsaw.. Rockula.. Ski School…

    Comment by Psych123 – September 25, 2013 07:09 AM PDT  Reply To This Post

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