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TV Castings: ‘The League’ Star Katie Aselton Visiting Fox’s ‘Weird Loners’

Katie Aselton
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The League’s” Katie Aselton is set to guest star on Fox’s midseason comedy “Weird Loners,” Variety has learned exclusively.

Aselton will play April, a beautiful and fun-loving bisexual woman who finds herself caught in a romantic tug of war between two of the show’s titular weirdos, Stosh (Zachary Knighton) and Caryn (Becki Newton). She’ll appear in the sixth episode of the freshman laffer. The comedy centers around four relationship-phobic people who are unexpectedly thrust into each other’s lives and form an unlikely bond in a Queens townhouse. Michael Weithorn created the series and executive produces with Jake Kasdan.

In other casting news:

  • Merrin Dungey will join ABC’s “Once Upon a Time” as Ursula, according to EW. She’ll appear in the back half of season four alongside Victoria Smurfit’s Cruella de Vil and Kristin Bauer van Straten’s Maleficent.
  • Michael Ealy will play the new villain in season three of “The Following,” TVLine reports. He’ll play a “brilliant, chameleon-like” murderer to oppose Kevin Bacon’s Ryan Hardy.
  • “Fargo” breakout Allison Tolman will appear on Comedy Central’s “Review,” per EW. She’ll play a nurse named Marisa who becomes involved in Forrest MacNeil’s (Andy Daly) exploration of blackmail.