Annie Potts has joined the cast of the upcoming Lifetime telefilm Queen Sized. According to Variety, the movie will also star Hairspray's Nikki Blonsky.

Potts will be playing Blonsky's mother in the project. The story revolves around an overweight teen that is elected Homecoming Queen by a spiteful high school clique. The film will start production before the end of the year.

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In other casting news, John Francis Daley, formerly of Freaks and Geeks, has joined the Fox series Bones. He will be playing Dr. Lance Sweets, a hotshot therapist appointed by the FBI to determine whether Dr. Temperance Brennan (Emily Deschanel) and FBI agent Seeley Booth (David Boreanaz) can continue as partners.

UPDATE: Here is the official press release from FOX about John Francis Daley:

John Francis Daley has joined the cast of the FOX series Bones as a series regular. Daley plays "Dr. Lance Sweets," a young FBI-appointed therapist with whom Dr. Temperance Brennan (Emily Deschanel) and FBI Special Agent Seeley Booth (David Boreanaz) are ordered to meet in order to determine if their crime-solving partnership can continue.

Of Daley's addition to the cast, Bones creator and executive producer Hart Hanson said: "He is terrifically funny and very appealing while projecting intelligence, which injects his scenes with all our actors, especially Emily and David, with a kind of rollicking energy that is a real bonus ... and he fits in perfectly with the cattywonkers tone of our show."

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