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Sean Astin Succumbs to FX's The Strain

FX Pilot The Strain Cast Sean Astin

Lord of the Rings vet Sean Astin has joined FX’s vampire-tinged drama pilot The Strain.

From Carlton Cuse (Lost, Bates Motel) and big-screen helmer Guillermo del Toro (the Hellboy films, Pan’s Labyrinth), the high-concept thriller stars …READ MORE


Pilot News: James Lafferty, Sean Astin, 90210 Fave, Parenthood Alum Among Latest Castings

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A onetime One Tree Hill resident, a beloved Hobbit, a Parenthood babymaker and a 90210 fave are among the latest actors to book pilots. READ MORE


Alphas Exclusive: Get a First Look at Sean Astin's 'Memorable' Debut

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Sean Astin kicks off a double-episode visit to Syfy’s Alphas tonight at 8/7, and because of his character’s mad skillz alone, it promises to be one to remember. READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO


Alphas Welcomes Back Summer Glau, Recruits Sean Astin, Lauren Holly and Others

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Syfy’s Alphas has lined up a slew of guest stars for Season 2, including cult favorite Summer Glau, The Lord of the Rings vet Sean Astin and NCIS‘ Lauren Holly. READ MORE


TVLine Items: Ryan Murphy Reveals Horror Story Season 2 Scoop, NCIS Casting News and More!

AMERICAN HORROR STORY: L-R: Evan Tate, Jessica Lange and Frances Conroy in AMERICAN HORROR STORY airing Wednesday, Oct 12 on FX. CR: Ray Mickshaw / FX

Ryan Murphy stopped by Bravo’s Watch What Happens Live Monday night and, thanks to host Andy Cohen’s clever little games, he revealed the identity of the first American Horror Story star set to take part in Season 2 and dropped a new clue about the show’s new top-secret location. READ MORE


Exclusive: Franklin & Bash Snags Sean Astin For Super-Powered Guest Stint

FX Pilot The Strain Cast Sean Astin

It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s onetime Goonie Sean Astin playing a poor man’s Superman on Franklin & Bash.

The Lord of the Rings vet has signed on to guest star in an episode of the TNT legal dramedy as a college security guard who …READ MORE