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TV Casting: Gabrielle Union Joins 'Army Wives' Spinoff; Jake Pavelka Books 'Drop Dead Diva'

by Andrew Scott, posted Jun 14th 2010 11:40AM
Gabrielle UnionGabrielle Union has enlisted in Lifetime's upcoming 'Army Wives' spinoff. She'll play Det. Gina Holt, who partners with Brigid Brannagh's Pamela Moran when Pamela returns to her old job -- this time, with the Atlanta police department. The spinoff will debut as an "embedded pilot" later this season. [Live Feed]

More casting news after the jump.

Jake Pavelka'Bachelor' hunk Jake Pavelka will guest on an episode of the hit Lifetime dramedy 'Drop Dead Diva.' He'll play the star of a reality dating series (no, really) whose producer is being sued after Pavelka's character dumps one bachelorette for another. The episode is slated to air on Aug. 22. [PEOPLE]

Ricky GervaisMeanwhile, in other pretty, pretty good news, Ricky Gervais will reportedly guest on an episode of 'Curb Your Enthusiasm.' He'll play himself in the episode, with further details being kept under wraps. 'Curb' season 8 is expected to debut next year. [Live Feed]

Stephen Collins'7th Heaven' alum Stephen Collins has been made a series regular on ABC's upcoming superhero series 'No Ordinary Family.' He'll play boss to Julie Benz's ('Dexter') character on the series, which stars Michael Chiklis ('The Shield') as the patriarch of a family that develops supernatural powers after surviving a plane crash. 'No Ordinary Family' airs Tuesdays at 8PM, beginning this fall. [Hollywood Reporter]

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Jessica Wall

Why Why Why my favorit show "Drop Dead Diva". Why did Jake have to invade that show. Next we'll have Vienna on there. First DWS and now Diva. Before long that won't be anything I will be able to watch on tv. Jake, please don't go on Army Wives. That's my last show. Please don't take that away no no talent no body. Take your whatever she is and go back to Texas, please.

June 15 2010 at 7:16 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

Pamela was actually on the Boston Police Department not Atlanta. I hope none of this is true I would hate for Pamela to leave Army Wives.

June 14 2010 at 3:04 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

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