TVLine has learned that the Hart of Dixie scene-stealer will guest-star in an episode of the new fall comedy(premiering Friday, Nov. 8 at 9:30/8:30c). She’ll play a civilian liaison who books entertainment for the troops.
Monroe’s alter ego dated Geoff Stults’ leading man for eight months — and they might actually still be together! (Turns out, Pete never really broke up with her before his deployment, leaving the feisty coordinator understandably enraged.)
In addition to her recurring role on The CW’s Dixie, Monroe co-stars on Showtime’s Episodes, which returns Jan. 12.
Acknowledging that there’s essentially “no ‘right’ way to do it,” the McKinley vet says he was blown away when he first read the script for the episode, which is slated to air on Oct. 10.
“There are so many incredibly well written and powerful scenes,” he shares, before singling out one sequence as being particularly moving. “When [the cast] got the script, we were all reading it together and we were like, ‘Did you get to that one scene.’ And when you see it everyone will know what that one scene is.”
McHale says reactions to Finn’s death will be both varied and surprising, noting that some castmembers “are having to play reactions that they obviously would not feel in real-life, and that’s a weird thing to play. Because you want people to know how you actually feel. But [Ryan Murphy & Co. are staying true to] the characters, and that’s the smart thing to do.”
For example. several characters find themselves in a deep state of denial. “Some people aren’t dealing with the loss of Finn, and it’s a difficult thing because in real life none of us were like that,” he explains. “We were all very much dealing with it.”
The man behind Veronica Mars is developing an hour-long drama series for Fox inspired by Victor Hugo’s iconic novel.
According to Deadline, the project — penned by actor-writer Graham Norris — would be set in modern day and center on a brilliant, noble lawyer navigating high society and manage his tumultuous family and romantic life, all while staying one step ahead of a ruthless U.S. Attorney who refuses to let the ghosts of the past die.
The news comes as Les Misérables is in the midst of a revival, thanks in large part to the recent Oscar-winning feature adaptation. An updated stage version is also set to open on Broadway in early 2014.