CASTLE AND BECKETT TRY TO SOLVE THE MURDER OF
A BEAUTY PAGEANT CONTESTANT, ON ABC'S "CASTLE"
Michael McKean and Sasha Roiz Guest Star
"Pretty Dead" - During rehearsal for "Baron's All-American Beauty Pageant," the contestants are shocked to discover the body of Miss Illinois - strangled, but by whom? As Castle and Beckett delve into the cut-throat competition of the pageant world, they learn that a number suspects had motive for murder, including jealous fellow contestants, the pageant's larger-than-life millionaire sponsor, Victor Baron (Michael McKean, "Curb Your Enthusiasm"), and the show's host -- hedonistic TV personality, Bobby Stark (Sasha Roiz, "Caprica") -- on "Castle," MONDAY, MAY 9 (10:01-11:00 p.m. ET) on the ABC Television Network.
"Castle" stars Nathan Fillion as Richard Castle, Stana Katic as NYPD Detective Kate Beckett, Susan Sullivan as Martha Rodgers, Molly Quinn as Alexis Castle, Ruben Santiago-Hudson as NYPD Captain Roy Montgomery, Tamala Jones as Medical Examiner Lanie Parish, Jon Huertas as NYPD Detective Javier Esposito, and Seamus Dever as NYPD Detective Kevin Ryan.
Guest Cast: Michael McKean as Victor Baron, Sasha Roiz as Bobby Stark, Teri Polo as Kayla Baron, Ken Baumann as Ashley, Arye Gross as M.E. Perlmutter, Bellamy Young as Candace Ford, Jonathan Slavin as Justin Hankel.
"Pretty Dead" was written by Terri Miller and directed by Jeff Bleckner.
"Castle" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format, with 5.1 channel surround sound. A TV parental guideline will be assigned closer to airdate.
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