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Bob Newhart Joins Lifetime's 'Project Five,' 'Heroes' Star Heads to 'Law & Order: CI' and More Casting News

by Chris Harnick, posted May 9th 2011 6:00PM
Bob NewhartBob Newhart has joined the cast of Lifetime's anatholgy film 'Project Five.'

According to TV Guide, Newhart will join the star-studded cast as Dr. Roth, a friend of Jeanne Tripplehorn's character, Pearl.

Besides 'Big Love' star Tripplehorn, the cast includes veteran stars Patricia Clarkson, Tony Shalhoub, Rosario Dawson, Kathy Najimy, Jeffrey Tambor. The project of five short films tells the story of how breast cancer impacts people's lives.

Jennifer Aniston, Demi Moore, Alicia Keys and Patty Jenkins direct separate parts of the film series.

In other casting news ...

Adrian Pasdar will guest star on 'Law & Order: Criminal Intent.' The former 'Heroes' star will be joined by 'Mad Men' actor Bryan Batt in the episode titled 'Trophy Wife.' Pasdar will play a wine collector and Batt a wine sommelier. [TV Guide]

Bill O'Reilly is branching out into scripted television. The Fox News anchor will play himself as a potential murder suspect on an episode of 'Rizzoli & Isles.' [TV Guide]

Adam Arkin is heading to 'The Closer.' The 'Sons of Anarchy' actor will play Steven Hirschbaum, described as "a Bernie Madoff-like businessman." Arkin previously directed an episode of the TNT drama. [TV Guide]

'William & Kate' star Camilla Luddington is heading stateside with a role on Showtime's 'Californication.' The actress will play a nanny hired by Charlie and Marcy in an eight-episode arc. [THR]

Taissa Farmiga and Evan Peters have joined the cast of FX's 'American Horror Story.' Farmiga will play the daughter of Connie Britton and Dylan McDermott's characters. Peters will play Tate, a patient of McDermott's character. [TVLine]

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