Friday, June 6, 2014

Casting News - Mary Elizabeth Winstead & Jeremy Sisto Join 'The Returned'; Pedro Pascal Boards 'Narcos'; Plus 1 More Update!

Casting News - June 6, 2014

A&E's The Returned; History's Sons of Liberty; and Netflix's Narcos.

  • Mary Elizabeth Winstead (Smashed), Jeremy Sisto (Suburgatory), Sandrine Holt (House of Cards) and Agnes Bruckner (24) have joined the cast of the new drama series. Winstead will play Rowan, the girlfriend of late musician Simon (Mat Vairo) who had a very difficult time getting past his death 10 years ago and now will have to adjust to his return. Sisto will play Peter, a psychologist who runs a grief support group for people in the town who are struggling with the loss of loved ones from a bus accident four years ago. Holt will play Julie, a competent compassionate doctor who is struggling in her personal life. Bruckner will play the sheriff's (Kevin Alejandro) chief deputy.
  • Kevin Ryan (Copper, Crossbones) has booked a role on the upcoming miniseries starring Ben Barnes. He will play British officer John Pitcairn, General Thomas Gage's (Marton Csokas) No. 2.
  • Game of Thrones alum Pedro Pascal has been tapped to star opposite Wagner Moura on the new drama series. He will play Javier Pena, a Mexican DEA agent sent to Colombia on a U.S. mission to capture and ultimately kill cocaine kingpin Pablo Escobar (Moura).