Evan Handler has landed a recurring role on ABC’s 10-episode drama series The Astronaut Wives Club, from Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage’s Fake Empire, Groundswell Productions and ABC Studios. Written by Savage and based on Lily Koppel’s 2013 book, Astronaut Wives Club tells the real story of the women who stood beside some of the biggest heroes in American history during the height of the space race. Handler will play Duncan Dunk Pringle, a former athlete who is a PR officer at NASA. APA-repped Handler’s TV credits include series regular roles in Californication, Studio 60 On The Sunset Strip and Sex And The City. He also recurred on Necessary Roughness and The West Wing. His film work includes both Sex And The City films, Ransom and Natural Born Killers.
Gregg Henry (Hell On Wheels, The Killing) has been upped to series regular for the third season of Fox drama series The Following. Domain-repped Henry will reprise his role as Dr. Arthur Strauss, Joe Carroll’s (James Purefoy) mentor, which he played in episodes 8 and 10 of Season 2. Henry can currently be seen in Guardians Of The Galaxy.