John Legend is taking on a historical new role.
Underground — on which Legend also serves as an executive producer — returns with new episodes in early 2017.
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* Outlander has tapped French actor César Domboy (Borgia) to play the adult version of Fergus in Season 3, EW.com reports.
* Sean Grandillo (Scream) will recur during Season 2 of The Real O’Neals as Kenny’s first boyfriend, Variety reports.
* Olivia Williams (Manhattan) and Harry Lloyd (Game of Thrones) have joined the cast of Starz’s sci-fi thriller drama Counterpart, our sister site Deadline reports. The project centers around a lowly cog (JK Simmons) in a bureaucratic agency, which is guarding a crossing into a parallel dimension.
* TNT’s drama pilot adaptation of Let the Right One In has cast newcomer Kristine Froseth as the female vampire, per Deadline.
* Netflix has released a new trailer for the return of The Ranch on Friday, Oct. 7.