Fall TV Preview

Casting Quickies: Arrow Targets Vampire Diaries Alum Kelly Hu, Ed Asner Returns to Hawaii

Kelly Hu, who has appeared on multiple episodes of The Vampire Diaries as Katherine’s vampire pal Pearl, has been tapped to guest-star on The CW’s freshman drama Arrow.

Hu, whose credits also include Hawaii Five-0 and Army Wives and voice work on Young Justice and Phineas and Ferb, will portray China White …READ MORE

Ed Asner Previews His Hawaii Five-0 Encore, 36 Years in the Making: 'He's Still Spicy!'

Apparently Ed Asner nailed his guest-starring turn on the original Hawaii Five-0 back in the 1970s, because the crime drama’s current CBS incarnation asked him back — some 36 years later — to reprise the very same role in tonight’s episode, airing at 10/9c.

But you’ll have to forgive the actor if the details of that 1975 gig, as a smuggler named August March, didn’t instantly come flooding back when he got the call. READ MORE

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Exclusive First Look: Hawaii Five-0 Gets a Blast from the Past!

Hawaii Five-0, as previously announced, will tap into the past — namely, that of the CBS drama’s original incarnation — when Ed Asner reprises a role he first played more than 30 years ago. And TVLine has a first look at the seven-time Emmy winner’s encore. READ MORE & SEE PHOTO