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TV Casting: Virginia Madsen Leads 'Scoundrels'; Zooey Deschanel Is HBO's Latest Groupie

by Andrew Scott, posted Feb 3rd 2010 12:49PM
Virginia MadsenVirginia Madsen is headed back to television following a recurring role on 'Monk.' The Oscar nominee will next star in the ABC dramedy 'Scoundrels,' playing a mom of a family of criminals who finally decides to clean up her act. The network has picked up eight episodes of the series, which will air in the summer. [Hollywood Reporter]

More casting news after the jump.
Virginia MadsenVirginia Madsen is headed back to television following a recurring role on 'Monk.' The Oscar nominee will next star in the ABC dramedy 'Scoundrels,' playing a mom of a family of criminals who finally decides to clean up her act. The network has picked up eight episodes of the series, which will air in the summer. [Hollywood Reporter]

Zooey DeschanelZooey Deschanel is the latest big-screen star coming to HBO. The '(500) Days of Summer' actress will reportedly lead a new dramedy pilot based on Pamela Des Barres' 2005 memoir, 'I'm With the Band: Confessions of a Groupie.' Additionally, Deschanel will co-executive produce the series -- which will presumably touch base on Des Barres' wild days with Mick Jagger, among others -- with Sarah Jackson and Tim Gibbons. No word yet on a premiere date. [Deadline Hollywood]

Joe JonasJoe Jonas is set to play a younger version of Blathazar Getty in a two-episode arc on 'Brothers and Sisters.' The episodes will reportedly chronicle the history of the Walker family, and may also include guest spots from Rachel Leigh Cook, Courtney Ford, Kay Panabker and Anna Wood, accoding to sources. No official air date has been set. [E!]

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