Sunday, August 9, 2015

Casting News - Premiere Dates for 'The Mindy Project,' 'Kingdom' and 'Casual'; 'Scream Queens' Adds Philip Casnoff

Casting News - August 9, 2015

DirecTV's Kingdom; FOX's Scream Queens; and Hulu's Casual & The Mindy Project.

  • The hit drama series created by Byron Balasco will return for its 10-episode second season on Wednesday, October 14 at 9/8c. on DirecTV's Audience Network. The new season will star Frank Grillo, Kiele Sanchez, Matt Lauria, Jonathan Tucker, Nick Jonas, Joanna Going, Natalie Martinez, Mark Consuelos and Jessica Szohr.
  • Philip Casnoff (Sinatra, Strong Medicine) will appear on the upcoming horror comedy's first season. He will play the husband of Dean Cathy Munsch (Jamie Lee Curtis), who leaves her for a younger woman named Feather (guest star Tavi Gavinson).
  • The hit comedy series will return for its fourth season - its first on the online streaming service - on Tuesday, September 15. The cast for the new season will include Mindy Kaling, Chris Messina, Ed Weeks, Ike Barinholtz, Beth Grant and Xosha Roquemore. Previously announced guest stars include Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Freida Pinto, Garret Dillahunt, Sakina Jaffrey and Ajay Mehta. 
  • The new comedy series starring Tommy Dewey and Michaela Watkins will debut on the streaming service on Wednesday, October 7. The series was created by Zander Lehmann and is directed by Jason Reitman. The cast also includes Tara Lynne Barr, Frances Conroy, Nyasha Hatendi and guest star Eliza Coupe.