Oliver Cooper (Project X) has joined the cast of the upcoming seventh season of Showtime‘s Californication. He will play Levon, a budding writer who wants to emulate Hank (David Duchovny), so he insinuates himself into Hank’s life to comic results. The CAA-repped Cooper, who next appears in The Hangover Part III, joins fellow new Californication recurring players Michael Imperioli, Heather Graham and Mary Lynn Rajskub.
There will be more of the President on the second season of Netflix’s House Of Cards. Michel Gill, who recurred on the first season of the Washington DC drama series as President Garret Walker, has been upped to a regular for Season 2, which just began production. The promotion is not surprising given that the President had increasingly relied upon Rep. Frank J. Underwood (Kevin Spacey). Gill is with Harden/Curtis.
Jennifer Aspen is reuniting with her GCB co-star Kristen Chenoweth in CBS’ untitled Tad Quill pilot. Aspen has been cast in a guest starring/recurring role in the project, which centers on Jack (Matthew Broderick), a recently widowed father jumping back into the dating pool. Aspen will play Jennifer, an antagonist to Jack. Chenoweth co-stars as Jack’s sister.