Vidal set for multiepisode arc on CBS' new drama "Smith"


Lisa Vidal is set to do a multiepisode arc on CBS' new drama "Smith," playing a hard-nosed FBI agent. This past development season, Vidal and her sisters, actresses Christina and Tanya Vidal, were attached to star in an ABC comedy project based on their life. Vidal, whose series credits include "The Division," "Third Watch" and "ER," recently won an Imagen Award for her role in the Lifetime movie "Odd Girl Out." She is repped by Paradigm and manager Bob McGowan of McGowan Management.

Tom Sizemore has been tapped to star in the BBC miniseries "Superstorm," about a group of scientists who develop a way to change the weather. Production is under way in Montreal. Sizemore, who next appears in the indie "The Genius Club," is repped by Innovative Artists.

"7th Heaven" co-star David Gallagher has landed two episodes on CBS' drama "Numbers," playing a teenager being led down a dangerous path. Gallagher, who next appears in the features "The Quiet" and "The Picture of Dorian Gray," in which he plays the title role, is repped by Innovative Artists and Loch Powell at Leverage Management.

"The Shield" co-star Kenneth Johnson has been tapped for a multiepisode arc on CBS' drama "Cold Case," reprising his role as Joseph, Lilly Rush's (Kathryn Morris) love interest, which Johnson originated in the series' third-season finale. Johnson, who most recently appeared in Hallmark Channel's movie "Desolation Canyon," is repped by the Kohner Agency and manager Danielle Allman-Del.

Antonio Cupo has been cast opposite Paget Brewster in the Lifetime movie "The Secret." Cupo, who recently wrapped the Italian series "Elisa di Rivombosa," is managed by Steven Jensen at Independent Group.

Joan Severance has joined the cast of MyNetworkTV's soap opera "Art of Betrayal." Severance, whose series credits include "The Love Boat: The Next Wave," also is managed by Jensen. Also cast in "Act of Betrayal" is Kate French, who will play Brooke Crawford. She is repped by the Jet Set Agency.

Nora Zehetner has signed to do an arc on NBC's new drama "Heroes," playing a hip, Bohemian struggling actress in New York. Zehetner, who most recently appeared in the indie "Brick," is on the big screen in "Conversations With Other Women." Zehetner, who recurred on WB Network's "Everwood," is repped by the Gersh Agency and manager Paul Nelson of Mosaic Media Group.

Tamara Taylor has landed a six-episode arc on Fox's drama "Bones," playing coroner Dr. Camilla Saroyan. Taylor, whose feature credits include "Diary of a Mad Black Woman" and "Serenity," is repped by Innovative Artists and managers Dianne Fraser and Ira Liss at Industry Entertainment.