Molly Ringwald Is Planning A Lifetime Drama And Other Casting News

Molly Ringwald, darling of the 1980s, is developing a new show for Lifetime.

The "Sixteen Candles" actress, who currently appears in ABC Family's "The Secret Life of the American Teenager," is set to star in and executive produce the untitled project. Variety reports that the show will focus on "a woman who returns to her hometown with two kids and confronts the social issues of her past, including the mean girls of her high school days."

In other casting news...

"Vampire Diaries" star Torrey DeVitto has reportedly been tapped for the next season of "Army Wives." The "Pretty Little Liars" alum will be joining the Lifetime drama along with R&B singer Ashanti and young actress Elle McLemore. [TVLine]

"Sons of Anarchy" regular William Lucking will be switching things up on "Switched at Birth." The industry vet, who has appeared in big projects such as "Murder, She Wrote" and "Erin Brockovich," will appear on the ABC Family drama for an episode in February. [THR]

"Bones" has recast a character with "Melrose Place" star Brooke Langton. The "Friday Night Lights" actress has been nabbed to play Temperance Brennan's deceased mother, Christine, originally portrayed by Larisa Miller. [TV Guide]



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