Ella Thomas (Ballers) has booked a major recurring role on Season 4 of ABC’s summer series Mistresses. Thomas will play Jackie, a fitness instructor who befriends Joss (Jes Macallan). Based on the UK series, Mistresses is executive-produced by Rina Mimoun, KJ Steinberg, Robert Sertner and Douglas Rae. Thomas recently wrapped recurring roles on Ballers and NCIS: Los Angeles and next will be seen opposite Zoe Saldana and David Oyelowo in feature Nina. She’s repped by Global Artists Agency and John Sobanski Management.
Christopher J. Hanke is set for a recurring role on Lifetime’s soapy mystery drama series Devious Maids. Hanke will play Fabian, Genevieve’s (Susan Lucci) new hairstylist and confidant who gives her a mysterious book that he insists will change her life. Hanke also recurs on Bravo’s Odd Mom Out. He previously was a regular on Three Rivers and recurred on Big Love. On Broadway, Hanke appeared in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, Cry Baby, Rent and In My Life. He’s repped by APA and Untitled.