TVLine Items: Dead Star Lives Forever, Flash Taps Young Dexter and More

Emily Kinney Forever

The Walking Dead alumna Emily Kinney is getting resurrected — on Forever.

The actress will guest-star on the ABC drama as a woman who “develops an unhealthy obsession with a murder victim,” executive producer Matt Miller tells TVLine.

In the same hour — Episode 16 — Hilarie Burton‘s (White Collar) dominatrix therapist Iona Payne returns when it’s revealed that a female vic was involved in roleplaying.

“It was an NYU student who was taking a class in unusual psychology, and what happens is we go to talk to her teacher [and] realize the teacher was Hilarie Burton,” the EP previews. “So Henry is constantly trying to insinuate her back into the case and ask her expert opinion.”

Ready for more of today’s newsy nuggets? Well…

* Devon Graye (teenage Dexter) will guest-star on The Flash as Axel, a young copycat of Mark Hamill’s Trickster, ComicBook.com reports.

* Kristen Bell and Fred Armisen will co-host the 2015 Independent Spirit Awards, airing Feb. 21 on IFC.

* Luis Guzman (How to Make It in America) and Finesse Mitchell (Saturday Night Live) have joined Showtime’s comedy pilot Roadies in potentially recurring roles. Guzman will portray tour-bus driver Gooch, while Mitchell is the charming tour accountant Harvey.

* USA Network has ordered the soft-scripted comedic series Donny!, a satirical look at media, wealth and modern romance through the eyes of famed ad man/TV personality Donny Deutsch’s fictionalized character. The half-hour show will debut in late 2015.

* Warehouse 13 star Allison Scagliotti has joined the cast of ABC Family’s upcoming crime drama Stitchers, Variety reports. She will play a computer-science grad student recruited into a secret government agency.

* USA Network has unveiled a new trailer for its upcoming drama series Complications, premiering this summer. Jason O’Mara (Life on Mars) stars as a suburban ER doctor who finds his existence transformed when he intervenes in a drive-by shooting and saves a boy’s life — something that a local gang very much would rather he not have done. The cast also includes Jessica Szohr (Gossip Girl).

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14 Comments
  1. Luis says:

    Show killer alert! Jason O’Mara ready to disappoint yet another network

  2. N says:

    I love Forever!

  3. Maggie says:

    Allison scagliotti was practically the only problem with Warehouse 13 (cheap cg can be forgiven on a tv show budget) The new show sounds like it could be interesting but she will ruin it.

  4. wrstlgirl says:

    Love me some Emily Kinney.

  5. Joey Padron says:

    Glad Emily will be back on TV again. Great Kristen & Fred will be co-hosting Spirit Awards.

  6. lizo says:

    ooo glad to hear the Iona is going to return to Forever. I thought she was fascinating and her chemistry with Ioan was amazing.