Pablo Schreiber has joined the cast of CBS’ new dramaA Gifted Man as a series regular. He plays Anton, a shaman and New Age spiritual healer to Michael Holt (Patrick Wilson). Schreiber was a guest star in the Jonathan Demme-directed pilot and is now being upped to regular. Schreiber, repped by ICM and D/F Management, is currently filming a five-episode arc on Weeds and also stars in the upcoming feature Recalled.
Stephen Root has been cast as a new regular in the FX drama pilot Outlaw Country, which is undergoing tweaking and some reshoots directed by Adam Arkin. The crime thriller/family drama, set against the backdrop of Southern organized crime and Nashville royalty, stars Luke Grimes as twentysomething Eli Larkin, who tries to leave a life of crime; John Hawkes as Eli’s uncle Tarzen Larkin, a big-time player in the Southern crime world; Haley Bennett as a country singer; and Mary Steenburgen as her overprotective mother. Root, repped by Gersh and Grillstein, will play Jack Folcum, a shrewd businessman gangster associate and rival of Tarzen’s.
Andy Milder is returning to Showtime’s Weeds. The actor, who was heavily recurring in Seasons 1, 2, 4 and 5 and a regular on Season 3, did only one episode of the show during the most recent sixth season. Now Milder, repped by Stone Manners Salners and McGowan Management, is set to recur on the upcoming seventh season, reprising his role as Dean Hodes.