Switched at Birth star Vanessa Marano is heading to CSI for an episode, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Marano, 18, will play Samantha, a street gang groupie and the estranged daughter of an ex-con named Frank (Johnny Messner). In the episode, Frank sets out on a harrowing journey to find her.
New pilot castings, from the Hollywood Reporter: Alyssa Milano has been tapped to star as a successful Atlanta lawyer and the daughter of Mary Steenburgen in Everwood exec producer Rina Mimoun's untitled drama for ABC. Angie Harmon, who starred in the never-picked-up ABC pilot Secrets of a Small Town, has joined the Alphabet's Women's Murder Club. Brian Austin Green is a gay writer, and Vanessa Lengies (American Dreams) and Jessica Capshaw are women who work with him, in a comedy pilot from Will & Grace's Max Mutchnick and David Kohan. Liz Vassey is a biotech whiz in Fox's The Cure. Johnny Messner is a hotheaded cop in ABC's Judy's Got a Gun. Bruce McGill (Animal House's D-Day) is military in NBC's Area 52 comedy. Will Yun Lee (Thief) is a field operative in NBC's The Bionic Woman. Wherefore art thou Oscar Goldman?