" Tony winner and newl-he-wed Alan Cumming has joined the cast of Tin Man, Sci Fi Channel's reimagined fantastical take on The Wizard of Oz. In the six-hour mini, Cumming will play Glitch, a character trapped in the Outer Zone (the O.Z., get it?) who's missing half his brain.

" Kirstie Alley will star in And She Was, a Lifetime movie about a middle-aged screenwriter who starts passing off her work via her more demo-friendly, twentysomething nephew (Eric Christian Olsen).

" Not "casting news" per se, but deal with it: Dancing with the Stars' Mario Lopez has joined Extra as a weekend-edition cohost and a daily show correspondent.