“Castle” Updates and Spoilers: “XY” Synopsis Released; Kelly Rowan and Stephinie Weir to Guest Star in Season 8

By Kitin Miranda | 1 year ago
“Castle” Updates and Spoilers: “XY” Synopsis Released; Kelly Rowan and Stephinie Weir to Guest Star in Season 8

Finally, after months of speculating what will really be happening in the upcoming and highly anticipated two-parter premiere that will open the eighth season of ABC’s “Castle,” ABC has finally released the official synopsis of “Castle” Season 8 Episode 1 “XY”. Also, two very interesting casting updates with regards to upcoming guest stars for the eighth season were also just recently released. WARNING: This article contains spoilers for the first episode of the season, and for two other episodes in the upcoming season.

ABC, several weeks before the Season 8 premiere of  “Castle”, has, according to Spoiler TV, finally released the synopsis of “XY”, the very first episode of the season.


According to the press release, this episode will show how Kate Beckett (Stana Katic) came to a decision with regards to her future and her career, from her husband’s, Richard Castle’s (Nathan Fillion) perspective.

This episode also promises to be action packed and fast paced as Castle and Detectives Kevin Ryan (Seamus Dever) and Javier “Javi” Esposito (Jon Huertas) race against time to find Kate. She suddenly disappeared in the midst of her celebrating with Castle the wonderful career opportunities ahead of her, and after the happy couple receives a phone call from someone that sets off a chain of events that will change Castle and Kate forever.

According to the synopsis, actor Jack Coleman, who portrayed Senator William Bracken, will be returning as a guest star for this episode.

The second episode of the season, “XX,” will narrate the same events but from the point of view of Kate.

Recently, two more guest stars for the upcoming season were announced.

According to Entertainment Weekly, one of the upcoming guest stars for this season is none other than “The O.C.’s” Kelly Rowan, who will appear in an early October episode.

She will be portraying Carla Feller, the dean of a university, where a student had mysteriously died, which immediately becomes one of their cases.

Also, according to TV Line, comedienne Stephnie Weir will be appearing in the fifth episode of the season as Mia Laszlo. She is a woman whose unique abilities help Castle and Kate catch the brains behind a multi-million heist. However, tensions will rise as Laszlo will not be very willing to help Kate and Castle out.

What exactly do you think happened to cause Kate to disappear all of a sudden? Do  you think Bracken has something to do with it? What do you think of Stephnie Weir and Kelly Rowan as guest stars for this season? Let us know what you think in the comments below!


And those were the latest casting updates and spoilers for the upcoming season of “Castle”. For more news, updates and recaps on ABC’s “Castle” and other returning fall television shows, keep on following Movie News Guide (MNG).

Catch an all new season of “Castle” when it returns on Monday, Sept. 21, 2015, at 9:00 p.m. on ABC.

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