We’ll be seeing more of Vince Curatola in the new season of Law & Order: SVU. The Sopranos alum is returning for the upcoming 18th season of NBC’s veteran drama series in his recurring role of Judge Al Bertuccio. Curatola recently wrapped feature Patriot’s Day, in which he plays the mayor of Boston. He played Johnny Saks on The Sopranos and also appeared recently on The Good Wife. Curatola is repped by Stone Manners Salners and Bob McGowan.

Arlen Escarpeta (American Dreams) is set for a recurring role on Syfy drama series The Magicians, from Universal Cable Productions. Based on the bestselling novels from Lev Grossman, The Magicians centers on Quentin (Jason Ralph), a brilliant grad student chosen to attend Brakebills College for Magical Pedagogy, a secret upstate New York university specializing in magic. Escarpeta will play Prince Ess, a handsome, rugged, pelt-clad man, with a sort of frat bro air of entitlement and the ruler of Loria. Escarpeta, a series regular on NBC’s American Dreams for three seasons, also played co-starred as Bobby Brown in Lifetime movie Whitney. His feature work includes Into The Storm and Final Destination 5. Escarpeta is repped by Don Buchwald & Associates and Karen Forman Management.