Stephen Bishop (Being Mary Jane) has been tapped for a lead role in Lifetime’s original movie With This Ring, slated to debut this year. Written and directed by Nzingha Stewart (The Game), the romantic comedy revolves around three single best friends, who after attending the lavish wedding of their best friend on New Year’s Eve, make the vow to be married within the year. Bishop will play Dr. Sean Braswell, a handsome, successful plastic surgeon who is a good man and father to Viviane’s (Jill Scott) 8-year-old son, Cory. Regina Hall and Eve also star. Bishop is repped by Michael Greene of Greene & Associates Talent Agency and Margie Weiner of Weiner Management and Penny Vizcarra of Integrated PR.
Tiffany Hines (Nikita, Bones) is set as a recurring on USA’s original medical drama series Rush. From writer-director Jonathan Levine and Fox 21, Rush follows Dr. William Rush (Tom Ellis), a “medical fixer” who privately caters to LA’s elite. Hines, repped by Innovative Artis, More/Medavoy Management and Stone, Meyer, Genow, will play Steffi, an expert at drumming up drama and chaos in any situation.