Saturday, May 16, 2015

Casting News - Charles Barkley to Appear on 'Suits'; Harry Shum Jr. Joins 'Shadowhunters'; Plus 1 More Update!

Casting News - May 16, 2015

A&E's Unforgettable; ABC Family's Shadowhunters; and USA's Suits.

  • Kathy Najimy (Sister Act) has joined the cast of the drama's upcoming fourth season as a new series regular. She will play Rachel, a whip-smart, unflappable former street cop who is tough when she needs to be but has the political ambition to make her the head of the Major Cases Department of the NYPD.
  • Glee alum Harry Shum Jr. has been cast on the upcoming drama series starring Katherine McNamara. He will play Magnus Bane, the high warlock of Brooklyn who is fierce, cunning and keeps his cards close to his chest. Though he looks like he's in his 20s, he's hundreds of years old - which makes him wiser and wary of others.
  • Former NBA All-Star Charles Barkley will make a cameo appearance in the third episode of the drama's upcoming fifth season. He will play a heightened version of himself who is called in to the firm to help Harvey (Gabriel Macht) out of a jam.