Fanatic Feed: Alexis Denisof Joins Legacies, American Horror Story Season 9 Teaser, and More!

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Here is a wrap-up of all the news you need to know from Monday, July 29, 2019. 

Titans is still rounding out its cast just over a month ahead of its sophomore debut. 

Deadline is reporting that Good Girls Revolt actress Genevieve Angelson in the role of Dr. Eve Watson, a researcher who works at Cadmus Labs. 

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The lab was first teased on Titans Season 1 Episode 11 when Connor Kent was shown in the place in a post-credits sequence. 

No other details have been revealed, but we're sure we will find out more soon when the official trailer drops. 

Related: Legacies Adds Descendants Star as Spoiler's New Love Interest

Legacies Season 2 may still be a few months away, but this addition to the cast is going to make the wait a whole lot longer. 

TV Line is reporting that Buffy the Vampire/Angel grad, Alexis Denisof has joined the cast as Professor Vardemus, an "urbane British sorcerer."

The character is described as “a bit of a dandy, [Vardemus] wins over the Salvatore students with his steadfast belief in the superiority of their supernatural world.”

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Denisof's first appearance is on Legacies Season 2 Episode 2, and he is attached to recur throughout the season. 

Is it just us or does this casting news make you a whole lot more excited for Legacies Season 2?

The cast and crew of Legacies descended upon San Diego Comic-Con earlier this month and dropped a considerable amount of intel. 

Related: Legacies Season 1 Episode 5 Review: Malivore

The Vampire Diaries/The Originals successor is also bringing in an older vampire in Descendants actor Thomas Doherty. He is attached to play someone who will get very close to Lizzie Saltzman. 

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We're not sure Alaric or Caroline will be happy about that!

Meanwhile, the forthcoming Highschool Musical TV series has a premiere date! 

The series, titled High School Musical: The Musical: The Series will debut on November 12 aka the same day Disney+ launches. 

The series follows "a group of students at East High who stage a performance of High School Musical for their winter theater production, only to realize that there is as much drama that happens offstage there is onstage."

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Joshua Bassett, Olivia Rodrigo, Kate Reinders, Sofia Wylie, Matt Cornett, Dara Renee, Julia Lester, Frankie Rodriguez, Larry Saperstein, and Mark St. Cyr.

Will you sign up to Disney+ for this series?

Over on FX, the cabler has dropped a brand new teaser for American Horror Story: 1984 and it shows us some of the campers who fall prey to a deranged serial killer. 

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None of the series regulars are present, so this appears to be one of the teasers that are not actual footage from the series. 

Still, it's very eerie. 

Have a look at it and hit the comments with your thoughts on it. 

American Horror Story: 1984 premieres Wednesday, September 18. 

Paul Dailly is the Associate Editor for TV Fanatic. Follow him on Twitter.

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