Tamala Jones (“The Wood”) has joined the cast of Michael Kalesniko’s “How to Kill Your Neighbor’s Dog,” starring Kenneth Branagh and Robin Wright Penn.Jones currently stars on the WB’s “For Your Love” and has a recurring role on NBC’s “Veronica’s Closet.” She last appeared in “Blue Streak” starring Martin Lawrence and will next be onscreen opposite Ice Cube in New Line’s “Next Friday” and with Tim Meadows in Par’s “The Ladies Man.” Jones is repped by Barry McPherson and Jeff Goldberg at APA and manager Rick Leslie at Imparato Knight Fay.
* * *Will Sasso (“Mad TV”) has been added to the cast of Christopher Guest and Eugene Levy’s “Untitled Dogumentary Project” for Castle Rock. Sasso was last seen in New Line’s black comedy “Drop Dead Gorgeous” with Kirsten Dunst and Denise Richards, and has also appeared in the Adam Sandler comedy “Happy Gilmore.” He is repped by Danielle Allman and Daniel DoTyo of InnerAct Entertainment and the Canadian-based Characters Agency.
* * *Robin Dunne (“Manchester Prep”) is set to play the new love interest of Katie Holmes in a recurring role on Columbia TriStar’s “Dawson’s Creek.” Dunne also appeared in Sony’s actioner “The Big Hit,” starring Mark Wahlberg and Lou Diamond Phillips. He is repped by UTA and manager Perry Zimel of Canadian-based Oscars, Abrams, Zimel.
* * *Jimmi Simpson has been added to the cast of Amy Heckerling’s “Loser,” joining Jason Biggs and Mena Suvari in the college-set comedy. He is repped by Maryanne Rubacky at APA in New York.