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Justin Bieber Is Headed To 'The X Factor' And More Casting News

FILE - In this June 11, 2012 file photo, pop star Justin Bieber poses for photos prior to a press conference at a hotel in Me
FILE - In this June 11, 2012 file photo, pop star Justin Bieber poses for photos prior to a press conference at a hotel in Mexico City. The attorney for a paparazzo charged under a new California law aimed at curtailing the dangerous pursuit of celebrities for photos said Friday, Aug. 24, 2012, that he is challenging the law’s constitutionality. Paul Raef was charged with four counts stemming from a July 6, 2012 freeway pursuit of Bieber by photographers. (AP Photo/Alexandre Meneghini, File)

Beliebers are in for a treat: Justin Bieber is headed to "The X Factor."

According to Just Jared, the teen heartthrob teamed up with his manager Scooter Braun and "X Factor" judge L.A. Reid on Monday to film a segment for the singing competition show.

Bieber expressed his excitement about being a celebrity guest mentor on Twitter later that day.

An appearance on "The X Factor" isn't Bieber's only upcoming TV role. The singer will also be voicing himself on "The Simpsons" on the show's upcoming season.

In other casting news...

Tom's getting a girlfriend on "Cougar Town." Bob Clenddenin's sidekick Tom is getting a love interest and she will be played by Ali Wentworth. The character will appear in the comedy’s upcoming fourth season. [TVLine]

A "Bunhead" is headed to "The Middle." Bailey Buntain, who plays ballerina student Ginny Thompson on the ABC Family series, will guest star on "The Middle" as Jenna, an incoming freshman that Sue (Eden Share) decides to mentor. [EW]

"Gangster Squad" starlet to cool her heels in "Vegas." Haley Strode, who can next be seen as Giovanni Ribisi's wife in the upcoming mob movie "Gangster Squad," will deal with another breed of crook in CBS' "Vegas." She'll play a Las Vegas native who worked for a mobster who goes missing in the Dennis Quaid drama. [THR]

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