Television Updates: River, Secret Circle, Being Human

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Casting and season renewal

There’s a ton of genre television news rolling out, let’s see what’s on the slab.

• SyFy’s Being Human has been picked up for another season. The show – a U.S. take on the British series of the same name – has proven to be a success and SyFy’s most-watched show second to Battlestar Galactica.

• Thomas Kretschmann is the latest actor to join the cast of The River, created by Oren Peli. He’ll join Bruce Dern, Joe Anderson and Leslie Hope. The show concerns a family and they’re horrific search for their father on the Amazon river.

• Shelley Hennig and Jessica Parker Kennedy are the latest to sign up for Kevin Williamson and the CW’s witchcraft-laced Secret Circle. Thomas Dekker, Brittany Robertson and Phoebe Tonkin also star.

Source: Variety, Zap2It