Madisen Beaty (The Fosters) has landed a regular role on the second season of NBC‘s Aquarius. The gritty 1960s drama focuses on a cop (David Duchovny) who goes undercover to track Charles Manson and the Manson Family before their infamous murder spree. Beaty will play Patty Krenwinkel, a well-meaning, insecure waitress who has trouble asserting herself. When she’s ordered to chase away scavengers Manson and three of his female followers from her restaurant, Patty is instantly dazzled by Charlie and becomes one of his most devoted disciples. Beaty played Talya on ABC Family’s The Fosters and recently appeared in the features Outlaws And Angels and Jamie Marks Is Dead. Next up are In The Radiant City and Other People. She is repped by UTA, MGMT Entertainment, Coast to Coast and Sloane Offer.
Melanie Liburd (The Grinder) has booked a series regular role on Season 2 of Syfy’s space opera Dark Matter. The series ceated by Stargate writers/EPs Joseph Mallozzi and Paul Mullie follows six people who wake up on a derelict spaceship with no memories of who they are or how they got onboard. No details on Liburd’s character. The actress is set to appear as High Priestess Kinvara in the next season of Game Of Thrones, and her TV credits also include CSI and Stalker. She is repped by Silver Lining Entertainment, TalentWorks, Identity Agency Group in the UK, and attorney Chris Abramson.