CASTING NEWS—Castle will go a little musical in 2016. Entertainment Weekly reports High School Musical‘s Corbin Bleu will appear in an episode. Blue will play Hunter Washington, the leader of an a capella group. The episode is titled “Tone Death” and will air during the second half of the season (returning in February 2016).
Source: Entertainment Weekly
In other casting news, more information has been announced about the role of a new public defender that’s being added as a recurring character. Life Unexpected‘s Kris Polaha will play Caleb Brown an idealistic lawyer who’ll be a foil for Beckett and the 12th precinct. TV Line is also reporting he will also have a connection to a piece of Castle (meaning show) mythology. His first appearance is in the fall finale “Mr. & Mrs. Castle” airing Nov. 23.
Source: TV Line
A date for the show’s second-half premiere has not been set but is rumored to be in early February 2016.