Angel alum Alexis Denisof has booked an arc on another genre show, NBC’s supernatural crime drama Grimm, co-created by Angel co-creator David Greenwalt. He will play Viktor Albert Wilhelm George Beckendorf, the cunning, smart, funny and ruthless first cousin to Eric Renard (James Frain). Denisof is with Evolution and APA.
Phoebe Strole, member of the original cast of the 2006 musical Spring Awakening, is reuniting with co-star Lea Michele on Michele’s Fox series Glee. Strole, repped by APA and Principal Entertainment NY, will recur as Penny Owen, a sophomore in college who wants to get into nursing school and who becomes Sam’s (Chord Overstreet) new love interest.
Lindsey Kraft will recur on the Fox event series Wayward Pines, an intense thriller about Secret Service agent Ethan Burke (Matt Dillon), who arrives in the bucolic town of Wayward Pines, ID, on a mission to find two missing federal agents. But instead of answers, Ethan’s investigation only turns up more questions. Kraft, repped by SDB Partners and Luber Roklin, will play Ethan’s sister-in-law Darla who is a professional tweeter and “life coach”. She also is recurring on HBO’s new comedy series Getting On playing Marguerite, a young nurse fresh out of school on her first round of rotations.