Saturday Night Live alum Molly Shannon has landed a guest-starring role on NBC's Hannibal, TVLine.com reports.
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Another name has been added to the cast of NBC's upcoming Silence of the Lambs drama, Hannibal — but there's a twist.
The show has tapped Camelot actress Lara Jean Chorostecki to play tabloid reporter Freddie Lounds, a traditionally male role, played in previous film versions by Philip Seymour Hoffman (Red Dragon) and Stephen Lang (Manhunter) — as "Freddy Lounds," TVLine reports.
Hannibal has cast Wonderfalls' Caroline Dhavernas as its female lead, TVLine reports.
Showrunner Bryan Fuller, who created both shows, tweeted the news along with a picture of Dhavernas and her Wonderfalls lion figurine.
In the adaptation, Dhavernas will play Dr. Alana "Al" Bloom, a psychology professor and protégé of Hannibal Lecter (Mads Mikkelsen).
Ellen Pompeo, Kate Walsh and, for a short while, Caroline Dhavernas have all been leading ladies in shows from hitmaker Shonda Rhimes. Now, Kerry Washington steps up to the plate in Rhimes' new drama Scandal, which follows the exploits of professional fixer Olivia Pope, who manages the crises of the rich and famous on Capitol Hill. In the series premiere, Pope was tasked with cleaning up the potential controversy of a respected military man and murder suspect whose alibi turned out to be his boyfriend.
"I feel like the luckiest broad in show biz," Washington says of working with hit maker Rhimes. "I don't quite know how this happened, but I do feel like every time I read an episode it is Christmas morning."
TVGuide.com caught up with Washington to discuss being front and center in ABC's new drama, along with what's in store for Olivia Pope, the woman who's fixing everyone else's problems while toeing the ethical line:
Giancarlo Esposito has joined the cast of the USA drama pilot Over/Under, TVGuide.com has learned exclusively.
The project stars Steven Pasquale (Rescue Me) as Paul, a day trader with a massive gambling problem who is fired from his job after a bad trade cost his firm millions. Shut out of the job market, he and his wife Georgette (Caroline Dhavernas) move to Brooklyn where he finds an unlikely partner in an expectant father Marino (Anthony Carrigan) to start a high-end bookie business.
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Esposito will play Oliver, a