Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Casting News - 'The Catch' Casts Peter Krause as New Male Lead; Richard Jenkins Joins 'Berlin Station'; Plus 5 More Updates!

Casting News - July 14, 2015

ABC's The Catch; CBS' Madam Secretary; Comedy Central's Moonbeam City; Epix's Berlin Station; FXX's You're the Worst; NBC's Emerald City; and USA's Graceland.

  • Parenthood and Six Feet Under star Peter Krause has been tapped to star as the new male lead on the upcoming drama starring Mireille Enos. He will play Kieran Booth, a successful, longtime con man who lives the good life with other people's money. He's the best at what he does but viewers have to wonder if he's met his match in Alice (Enos). The role was played in the original pilot by Damon Dayoub.
  • Justin Kirk (Weeds) and Tara Summers (Ringer) will appear on an upcoming episode of the comedy's second season. They will play Rob and Lexi, a couple whom Gretchen (Aya Cash) meets at the local coffee shop.
  • Oscar nominee Richard Jenkins (Six Feet Under, Olive Kitteridge) has been cast on the upcoming drama series written by Olen Steinhauer. He will play Steven Frost, a veteran of the Cold War who serves as the CIA's chief of the Berlin Station.
  • Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright will guest star as herself on an upcoming episode of the drama's second season. In the the episode, Albright advises Elizabeth (Tea Leoni) on how to navigate a sticky situation with National Security Advisor Craig Sterling (guest star Julian Acosta), that is threatening to fracture her relationship with President Dalton (Keith Carradine).
  • The new animated series - which features a voice cast including Rob Lowe, Elizabeth Banks, Kate Mara and Will Forte - will premiere on Wednesday, September 16 at 10:30/9:30c. following the season premiere of South Park.
  • Oliver Jackson Cohen, Ana Ularu and Gerran Howell have been cast on the upcoming drama series. Additionally, Tarsem (Self/Less, Mirror Mirror) has signed on to direct all ten episodes of the drama's first season. Cohen will play Lucas, the sole survivor of a mass crucifixion who remembers nothing of his past and who joins Dororthy (Adria Arjona) on her journey to the Emerald City. Ularu will play West, a beautiful, sultry force of nature who has entered an unholy alliance with the Wizard. Howell will play Jack, a brave, adventurous and perpetually positive captor with TIP.
  • Mahedi Rakib and Katherine Crawford will appear in recurring roles on the drama's third season. Rakib will play Gusti "Vin" Kadek Pendit, a Balinese street hustler with humble dreams who is relentlessly positive and unpretentiously self-assured. Crawford will play Madison Feigl, Gusti's seemingly mismatched wife who is struggling with depression after losing a limb in a car accident.