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Danny Glover Lands 'Psych' Role, Jon Heder Is 'Gulliver Quinn' and More TV News

by Jean Bentley, posted May 23rd 2011 3:05PM
Danny GloverUp at bat on 'Psych': Danny Glover.

According to Entertainment Weekly, the actor will drop by the USA series for an episode as the manager of a minor league baseball team who hires Shawn to investigate the death of his team's hitting coach.

Also appearing in the episode are former baseball pro Wade Boggs and 'Fairly Legal' star Michael Trucco.

In other TV news ...

Meet your newest Nickelodeon star: Cymphonique Miller. The 14-year-old will play the lead in the new musical comedy series 'How to Rock,' based on the book 'How to Rock Braces and Glasses.' The new show will debut in 2012. [Deadline]

Lindsay Sloane has booked a recurring role on 'Weeds.' She'll play Maxeen, a New York artist and love interest for Andy. [TV Line]

Jon Heder, the man also known as Napoleon Dynamite, will play the lead in 'Gulliver Quinn,' a live-action comedy on Disney XD. He'll star as a grown man who returns from his parents' scientific expedition in India and needs to finish seventh grade. Heder will produce the series, which is written by Dan Kopelman ('Malcolm In the Middle'). [Disney XD]

Alice Eve will guest star on the final season of 'Entourage.' She'll recur as a journalist-turned-possible love interest for Adrian Grenier's Vincent Chase. [Deadline]

Former 'Ugly Betty' star Ana Ortiz is trying her hand at a racier role. The actress will guest on HBO's 'Hung' as "a woman with serious anger issues" who becomes a client of Ray's. [TV Line]

'Fairly Legal' is seeing some behind-the-scenes shakeups. The sophomore series will have a new showrunner: 'Office' executive producer Peter Ocko. [The Hollywood Reporter]

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