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Banks returning to Modern Family

Elizabeth Banks will reprise her role on Modern Family’s fourth season. The actress originally made an appearance in the show’s first season as a hard-partying friend of Mitch (Jesse Tyler Ferguson) and Cam (Eric Stonestreet).

Alexander to guest on Community

Former Seinfeld actor Jason Alexander will make a guest appearance on Community’s fourth season next year. He confirmed the news on Twitter: “Filming a crazy episode of Community this week. Can’t say much about it, but it’s a fun one.”

Bean joins new drama series

Sean Bean has replaced Brendan Fraser in Legends, the new series from Homeland creator Howard Gordon. The series will focus on an undercover agent with the ability to assume difference personas.

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