Casting Bits: 'Scorpion' adds Tina Majorino, Violet Beanne to recur on 'The Resident' & more

Casting Bits: 'Scorpion' adds Tina Majorino, Violet Beanne to recur on 'The Resident' & more

Multiple casting news have arrived in the world of televion this past week!

Find out the latest additions to your favorite scripted shows below!

Scorpion (CBS)

Tina Majorino (Legends) has landed a recurring role on the CBS drama's third season.

 Majorino will play Florence, a chemist who moves in next door to the team. Florence does not initially ingratiate herself to the gang but once she is accepted, that causes even more problems. 

Dynasty (CW)

KJ Smith (Queen Sugar) will recur on the CW's reboot of the 1980s series.

 Smith will play Kori Rucks. Character details are being kept under wraps. 


Sherilyn Fenn (Twin Peaks) will recur in season 1 of the military drama as the mother of Jim Street (Alex Russell).

While the S.W.A.T. team is working a human trafficking case, Street steps away from the case to do a favor for his imprisoned mother, Karen. A beauty once but now a weary product of almost 20 years in prison, Karen is doing time for the murder of her abusive husband. On the surface, she appears to be a doting mother with nothing but concern for her son. But her true intentions are revealed after said favor puts Street’s life, his career with S.W.A.T. and his relationship with Hondo (Shemar Moore) in danger.

Will & Grace (NBC)

Jane Lynch and Andrew Rannells will guest star in one episode of the revival. Details on their characters are still under wraps. Additionally, Bobby Canavale and Harry Connick Jr. will reprise their roles as Vince D'Angelo and Grace's ex-husband, respectively. 

Roseanne (ABC)

Ames McNamara has joined the comedy's revival as Mark, Darlene and David's 8-year-old son. 

The casting breakdown for the character describes Mark thusly: “Sensitive and bright, Mark occasionally likes to wear girls’ clothing.”

The Resident (FOX)

Violett Beane (The Flash) has landed a recurring role on FOX's new medical drama.

Beane will play Lily, a cancer patient under the care of Dr. Conrad Hawkins (Matt Czuchry) and Dr. Devon Pravesh (Manish Dayal). Abandoned by her fiancé and far from home, Lily inspires the hospital staff to be protective and emotionally involved in her outcome. The course of her treatment by famous oncologist, Dr. Lane Hunter (Melina Kanakaredes) is a crucial key to the thriller arc of the season.

Star (FOX)

Keke Palmer (Scream Queens) has landed a recurring role in season 2 of the musical drama. 

Palmer will play Gigi, a hot recording artist who is “ratchet and rich.” While alienating her current label, she is courted by Ayanna and the girl’s new label, Midtown records. Despite all the showy glitz, Gigi is a serious musician, looking for “good producers and bomb ass records.”