Henry Thomas by Jeff Vespa/WireImage.com, Jessalyn Gilsig by Prashant Gupta/FX Henry Thomas by Jeff Vespa/WireImage.com, Jessalyn Gilsig by Prashant Gupta/FX

Good thing Thursdays are slow here in the Amish country, 'cause the Ausiello Report's casting scoop cup runneth over today.

Sources confirm to me exclusively that Nip/Tuck's Jessalyn Gilsig has been recruited to play the recurring role of Connie Britton's hip, single and smart sister on Friday Night Lights.

Meanwhile, E.T.'s BFF, Henry Thomas, is joining the cast of Without a Trace as Anthony LaPaglia's new nemesis.

Feel free to rant/rave about these latest castings below. Meanwhile, I've got a Rumspringa vacation to get back to.

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