justified sam elliott complications usa gi 'Justified' Season 6 adds Sam Elliott, Garret Dillahunt; 'Complications' casts four new stars

TV news and notes: 
“Justified” added two big names for its sixth and final season. Sam Elliott will play Markham, “a legendary Kentucky gangster who returns from exile with a private army and bags of cash” who butts heads with Boyd and Raylan. Garret Dillahunt will play Walker, a spec ops veteran who “hides his simmering rage behind an exterior of cold professionalism — until the combined irritants of Raylan and Boyd wear away his veneer and bring the monster to the surface.”
– USA Network’s “Complications” has cast four recurring players: Chris Chalk (“The Newsroom,” “12 Years a Slave”), Tim Peper (“Selfie,” “Carpoolers”), Eric Edelstein (“Monsters vs. Aliens”), and RonReaco Lee (“Let’s Stay Together”). The medical drama follows a disillusioned suburban ER doctor (played by “Life on Mars” star Jason O’Mara) who makes a life-altering decision when he intervenes in a drive-by shooting. The 10-episode original series is set to premiere in 2015. [Variety]
“Person of Interest” fans can get a taste of Season 4 early if they live in Los Angeles. Nerdist is hosting a Q&A with showrunner Greg Plageman and members of the writing staff on Sunday, Sept. 21 at 5 p.m. PT. Tickets can be purchased here. If you miss the conversation, the chat will later be available as a podcast.
“New Girl” has added on yet another love interest for Jess (Zoey Deschanel). Season 4 of the comedy will feature Michael Stahl-David (“Cloverfield,” “My Generation”) as a guy Jess dates who she hopes can handle the fact that she lives with her ex-boyfriend. The actor’s one-episode guest appearance is expected to air sometime in November. [TVLine
“Friday Night Lights” alum Zach Gilford and Jonathan Cake (“Desperate Housewives”) have joined Jennifer Carpenter for the USA pilot “Stanistan.” The show takes place in a fictional Middle Eastern country where State Department workers, covert CIA officers and journalists strike a delicate balance of danger and levity. Gilford will play a Deputy Manager for USAID and Cake will portray an on-air correspondent who is romantically involved with Carpenter’s character. [Deadline]
“Mad TV” star Stephanie Weir is heading a new half-hour comedy at ABC. The still untitled project will center on a branch manager of a small credit union who thinks he can compete with the new corporate UberBank with his unique style of management. [Deadline]
– TNT has secured the rights to the television premieres of five upcoming Marvel Cinematic Universe movies including “Avengers: Age of Ultron” and “Captain America 3.” The other three films included in the pact made  Wednesday (Sept. 17) were not named but could be any of the films Marvel has planned between now and 2019. The films will premiere on the channel two years after their theatrical release dates. [The Hollywood Reporter]
– “Up in the Air” writer Sheldon Turner will be bringing his heist-drama television show to FOX. “The Ultimate Getaway” follows an airline crew that kills time in their layovers by committing robberies in different cities. Kevin Costello will pen the script and Jennifer Klein will co-executive produce with Turner and Seth Gordon (“The Goldbergs”). [The Hollywood Reporter]
“Masters of Sex” star Nicholas D’Agosto will be practicing medicine in the 21st century when he joins “Grey’s Anatomy” this fall. Jessica Capshaw (Arizona Robins) tweeted on Sept. 16 “Spent the day with my new friends #GeenaDavis and @Nicholasdagosto making some super funny and cool stuff happen on @GreysABC.”

– Nat Faxon loves getting married. The actor who stars in FX’s “Married” will guest-star in a Bride-Wars themed episode of the new NBC comedy “Marry Me.” Faxon will play Annie (Casey Wilson) and her dad’s cousin Scooby, who has to choose between going to Annie’s or her dads weddings, since he can only take off work for one event. This news results in Annie and one of her dads (Dan Bucatinsky) battling it out for his attendance. [The Hollywood Reporter]

“CSI” co-showrunner Carol Mendelsohn has sold a journalism dramedy to ABC. Liz Heldens will pen the script centering on a disgraced journalist forced to go back to work for his former intern at a Buzz Feed/Pop Sugar type news site. Mendelsohn also has an adaptation of the Turkish “Game of Silence” with writer David Hudgins being set up at NBC. [The Hollywood Reporter]
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