TVLine Items: Vampire Diaries Stud Bites Into Castle Role, Awake Adds Alias Fave and More!

Lest fans of Castle‘s “Caskett” worry that Sarah Jane Morris’ character will make a play for Rick, know this: She’s married — and to a hunky Vampire Diaries vet at that.

Sources tell TVLine exclusively that Taylor Kinney, aka Mystic Falls’ erstwhile werewolf, has been cast alongside the NCIS/Brothers & Sisters‘ alumna in an episode of Castle slated to air Feb. 27.

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• Alias fan fave Kevin Weisman (Marshall!) has landed a recurring role on NBC’s still-unscheduled new drama, Awake. Per EW.com, the actor will play Mr. Blonde, a mysterious man who will haunt Jason Issacs’ character in both worlds.

Broadway vet Bebe Neuwirth has nabbed a juicy recurring gig on The Good Wife, EW.com reports. The Cheers alumna will take on the role of Judge Friend, a “sexy woman with a stern manner.”

Casting Updates: Good Wife Welcomes Homeland Hottie

Shawnee Smith, who is best known as the Saw films’ scream queen, will play the soul-searching ex-wife of Charlie Sheen on his upcoming FX comedy, Anger Management, per Deadline.

Fox has picked up a comedy pilot from Shameless producers John Wells and Mike O’Malley. Prodigy Bully, based on the one-minute movies by the same name, centers on a young genius who uses his smarts to get anything he wants.

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