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Casting Roundup: Hilary Duff Heads to 'Community,' Jorge Garcia to Guest on 'How I Met Your Mother' and More

by Chris Harnick, posted Sep 24th 2010 6:25PM
Hilary DuffHilary Duff is going to college!

According to Ausiello Files, the former 'Lizzie McGuire' star will guest on NBC's 'Community.' Duff is set to play the leader of a clique that takes on Jeff and co.

Besides her Disney series, Duff appeared in a handful of 'Gossip Girl' episodes last season, did a guest spot on 'Law & Order: SVU' and popped up in 'George Lopez' and 'Joan of Arcadia.'

Look for Duff to appear on 'Community' in November.

In other casting news ...

Jorge Garcia will guest star on 'How I Met Your Mother.' The 'Lost' veteran will play a bro with bad timing on the CBS series in November. [CBS]

Heather Locklear has signed on to star in the Lifetime TV movie 'He Loves Me.' The 'Melrose Place' star will play a real estate agent whose mysterious past starts to come to light as her marriage crumbles, causing her to become violent and paranoid. [Variety]

Summer Glau will guest star on 'Chuck.' The 'Terminator: Sarah Connor Chronicles' star is the latest actor to play Greta, the undercover Buy More agent. Other actors who have been tapped to play the role include Olivia Munn and Isaiah Mustafa. [Ausiello Files]


Victor Garber has been cast in 'A Legal Mind.' The 'Alias' veteran will play a senior lawyer in the legal drama's pilot. [USA Network]

Could Larry King be the next Betty White? The CNN newsman reportedly begged producers to let him host 'Saturday Night Live.' The cast and Lorne Michaels will appear on 'Larry King Live' tonight. [NY Post]

Gov. David Paterson will appear on 'Saturday Night Live' on Sept. 25. Paterson will appear as himself like Sarah Palin famously did alongside her impersonator Tina Fey. [Vulture]

'Buffy' veteran Marc Blucas has been cast as the male lead in 'Necessary Roughness.' The pilot from USA Network centers on a psychiatrist (Callie Thorne) who becomes a consultant to a pro football team. Blucas will play the football team's trainer and romantic foil for Thorne. [Ausiello Files]

'Trauma' actress Aimee Garcia will guest star on ABC's 'Off the Map.' Garcia will play a local who falls for Zach Gilford's character. [Ausiello Files]

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tingrin87

Betty White works because fans love her and want to see more of the innocent grandmother acting like a teenager routine. What would larry king do? i'd personally rather see Andy Rooney (Andy is definitely senile, and would make for an interesting SNL appearance.)

September 25 2010 at 5:02 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

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