Scoop: CASTLE on ABC - Monday, March 17, 2014

Scoop: CASTLE on ABC - Monday, March 17, 2014"The Way of the Ninja" - When a Japanese ballet dancer is mysteriously murdered, Castle and Beckett's investigation into her secret life uncovers evidence that she was killed by a ninja, and now that ninja is coming after them, on "Castle," MONDAY, MARCH 17 (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, Penny Johnson Jerald as NYPD Captain Victoria Gates, Tamala Jones as Medical Examiner Lanie Parish, Jon Huertas as NYPD Detective Javier Esposito, and Seamus Dever as NYPD Detective Kevin Ryan.

Guest Cast: Faye Viviana as Jade Yamata, Arye Gross as M.E. Perlmutter, Cameron Deane Stewart as Dean Bedford, Tarri Markel as Sharon Bedford, Arden Cho as Kiara.

"The Way of the Ninja" has the story by Christine Roum & Shawn Waugh, with teleplay by Christine Roum, and directed by Larry Shaw.

"Castle" is produced by ABC Studios. Andrew Marlowe serves as executive producer/writer, along with executive producers Rob Bowman, David Amann, David Grae, and Armyan Bernstein.

"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.

For more information on "Castle," visit ABC.com