Like the last couple of TV Bits, this one is also chock full of casting news. Also after the jump:

  • Downton Abbey adds a new series regular
  • Patton Oswalt will stop by¬†Parks & Recreation
  • The Newsroom‘s version of Team Romney expands
  • Michael C. Hall might be done with TV after Dexter
  • Chris Lilley‘s new show starts shooting in Melbourne
  • FX renews The Americans for a second season
  • Are Mindy Project and New Girl¬†moving to Thursdays?
  • Watch four deleted scenes from Game of Thrones
  • … and find out when we’ll get the Season 3 trailer

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Wichita Details Emerge

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James Mangold‘s new film starring Tom Cruise, once called Wichita and soon to be called something that might actually entice an audience to plunk down ten bucks, is about to start shooting. On the eve of this auspicious occasion we’ve got a bit of casting news and some details about one of the movie’s big setpieces. First, Marc Blucas from Buffy is signing on. He’ll be the ex-boyfriend of Cameron Diaz, the “upbeat Midwestern woman who goes on a blind date with a man (Cruise) who turns out to be a federal agent. She gets pulled into a violent worldwide journey to protect a powerful battery that holds the key to an infinite power source.”

More interesting is the setpiece, which probably could be considered spoilerish, so it’s after the break. Read More »

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