TVLine Items: Last Ship Adds Twilight Vet, The CW's Tough Mudder and More

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Twilight vet Jackson Rathbone is sinking his teeth into a pot-sitting role on The Last Ship.

Per our sister site Deadline, the actor will recur during Season 4 of the TNT action-drama as Giorgio, a Greek-American playboy who uses his wealth and power to make the Mediterranean his playground.

Rathbone’s previous TV credits include Finding Carter, Aim High and Beautiful People.

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* The CW Network and Tough Mudder Inc. are teaming on a multi-platform, six-part series that follows a group of “everyday heroes” who team up for the single purpose of completing a Tough Mudder (aka “probably the toughest event on the planet”).

* Christian Coulson (aka Harry Potter‘s Tom Riddle) will recur on Season 5 of CMT’s Nashville as Damien George, the British director of Gunnar and Scarlett’s first video.

* Season 4 of BET’s Being Mary Jane has added Valarie Pettiford (The Blacklist), Ashton Holmes (Revenge) and Chiké Okonkwo (Banshee) as, respectively, a veteran anchor/Mary Jane’s idol, the showrunner of Great Day USA, and a stand-up comic.

* Fox’s 24: Legacy midseason entry has added Raphael Acloque (Tyrant‘s Professor Haitham El-Amin) as a bookish scholar who, after his father’s death, embraces his jihadist campaign.

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