Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Casting News - Charlie Sheen Reprises 'Ferris Bueller' Role for 'The Goldbergs'; 'Revenge' Adds Gina Torres; Plus 5 More Updates!

Casting News - December 17, 2014

ABC's The Goldbergs & Revenge; The CW's The Flash; HBO's Vice Principals; Lifetime's Marilyn; MTV's Shannara; and Syfy's Childhood's End.

  • Nicholas Gonzalez (Sleepy Hollow, Jane the Virgin) will guest star on an upcoming episode of the hit drama. He will play Dante, Cisco's (Carlos Valdes) older brother, a gifted pianist who never reached his potential and secretly resents Cisco's success. When the brothers are thrust into extreme circumstances, Dante must rely on Cisco if they're going to survive.
  • Giacomo Gianniotti (Selfie, Reign) has landed a role on the upcoming miniseries starring Kelli Garner. He will play Jimmy Dougherty, a Los Angeles detective who was once married to Marilyn (Garner).
  • Julian McMahon (Nip/Tuck) has joined the cast of the upcoming miniseries starring Charles Dance and Mike Vogel. He will play Rupert Boyce, an enigmatic entrepreneur.
  • Suits star Gina Torres has been tapped for a recurring role on the drama's fourth season. She will play Natalie Walsh, an aspiring socialite who comes to the Hamptons with a few enemies in her sights.
  • Charlie Sheen (Two and a Half Men, Anger Management) will pay homage to his Ferris Bueller's Day Off character during the comedy's upcoming tribute episode to the film. In the episode, Erica (Hayley Orrantia) runs into Sheen's character at the police station after ratting out Barry (Troy Gentile) for faking being sick in an attempt to create his own Bueller-esque day off.
  • Manu Bennett (Arrow, Spartacus) has booked a series regular role on the upcoming drama. He will play Allanon, a druid who is the last of his kind in the world of Shannara. He is a wise, perceptive and serious man who knows something incredibly important has begun when the wise tree Ellcrys starts to die and enlists Wil (Austin Butler) to fulfill his destiny and save the four lands.
  • Da'vine Joy Randolph (Selfie) and Sheaun McKinney (Graceland) have joined the cast of the upcoming comedy starring Danny McBride. Randolph will play Dr. Belinda Brown, the confident and powerful new Principal at Lincoln High School. McKinney will play Dayshawn, a cafeteria worker, an easy going guy who's friendly but a bit wary of the Vice Principals.