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Weekend casting scoops: 'Gilmore' girl rushed to 'ER'! 'Attorney' retains 'Grey's' grad!

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Alexismelissa_lWe interrupt your regularly-scheduled weekend activities to bring you these urgent casting bulletins:

• Now ER‘s series finale really qualifies as Must-See TV. In her first major TV gig since Gilmore Girls signed off two years ago, Alexis Bledel has inked a deal to guest-star in ER‘s two-hour swan song on April 2. According to People, she’ll play a new intern named Julia Wise in the episode, which chronicles a 24-hour shift at County General.

• Ex-Grey’s Anatomy doc Melissa George has nabbed the female lead in the CBS drama pilot US Attorney, sources confirm to me exclusively. She’ll play Susan, ADA and ex-wife to the section chief (played by Jason Clarke). Attorney centers around a team of federal prosecutors in the U.S. Attorney’s office in Manhattan.

You may now resume your regularly-scheduled weekend activities.

Did you know you can follow me and my scoops at twitter.com/ewausiellofiles? Well, you do now!

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