Kristin Chenoweth Books 'Hot In Cleveland' Guest Role And More Casting News

Kristin Chenoweth is stopping by TV Land's "Hot In Cleveland." According to TV Guide, Chenoweth will guest star in an episode slated to air this May.

Chenoweth, who stars in ABC's upcoming "GCB," will Joy, Melanie and Victoria's old friend from Los Angeles who comes to Cleveland after breaking up with her longtime boyfriend, a high profile dermatologist to the stars. Look for the main ladies to try and reunite the pair in hopes of saving their future dermatology appointments.

In other casting news ...

Lea Michele will be the first mentor on "The Glee Project" Season 2.
This will be Michele's first appearance on the Oxygen reality series that features aspiring performers competing for a role on Fox's "Glee." [EW]

Summer is coming early to "Grey's Anatomy."
"Firefly" star Summer Glau will guest star in an upcoming episode of the ABC drama. No character details have surfaced. [TV Guide]

The "True Blood" cast continues to grow.
Newcomer Giles Matthey will play Claude, a fairy relative to Sookie Stackhouse. The role was originally played by Neil Hopkins early in Season 4. [Zap2It]

"Nurse Jackie" actress Eve Best is heading to "Up All Night."
Best will play Yvonne Encanto, a corporate mogul who takes ownership of "The Ava Show." Nat Faxton and Ben Falcone will also guest star as new neighbors for Reagan and Chris. [TV Guide]

Tom Riley has been tapped to play Leonardo Da Vinci.
Riley will play the young artist/inventor in Starz's "Da Vinci's Demons," a drama from David S. Goyer. [Deadline]