The new FOX drama "Vanished" has recruited "Pepper Dennis" leading man Josh Hopkins for a multi-episode arc.
"Vanished," which will air on Monday nights at 9 p.m. ET this fall, focuses on the mysterious disappearance of the wife (Joanne Kelly) of a prominent senator (John Allen Nelson) and the investigation into her whereabouts. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Hopkins will play a man with information about the missing wife's past.
Hopkins is currently playing out the string as anchor Charlie Babcock on The WB's departing "Dennis." His other credits include arcs on FOX's "North Shore" and CBS' "Cold Case."
The actor's "Pepper Dennis" colleague Pooch Hall has also found additional work, landing a regular role on "The Game," The CW's new "Girlfriends" spinoff.
In other casting news, Virginia Williams will take the lead role in Lifetime's primetime soap "Bianca." Williams has appeared on shows like "The Inside," "How I Met Your Mother" and "Veronica Mars."Copyright © 2014, Los Angeles Times