Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Casting News - Johnathon Schaech to Play Jonah Hex on The CW's 'Legends of Tomorrow'; Plus 4 More Updates!

Casting News - January 19, 2016

Amazon's Trial; CBS' American GothicCode Black & Hawaii Five-0 and The CW's Legends of Tomorrow.

  • Johnathon Schaech (Ray Donovan, Texas Rising) has been cast as Western antihero Jonah Hex on the upcoming drama's first season. He will debut in Episode 11, with the possibility to recur. A true legend of the Old West, Jonah Hex is a morally ambiguous gunslinger with a penchant for danger. Surprisingly, he knows a thing or two about time travel and the future, but is at home in the Wild West. He's been battling outlaws and gangs for awhile now, and advises the team to be extra careful when they arrive in the small town of Salvation.
  • Silicon Valley star Martin Starr will return to the hit drama series for an upcoming episode of its sixth season. He plays Adam "Toast" Charles, an elite hacker who occasionally helps the Five-0 team. He was most recently seen in a Season 4 episode.
  • Rectify star Clayne Crawford has booked a major recurring role on the upcoming drama series starring Billy Bob Thornton and William Hurt. Details on his character are being kept under wraps, but it's said to be a really pivotal role to the main case.
  • Annie Wersching (The Vampire Diaries, 24, Bosch) will appear in the February 10 episode of the drama's first season. She will play a strong-willed single mother who will go to great lengths to protect her newborn baby.
  • Juliet Rylance (The Knick), Stephanie Leonidas (Defiance) and Gabriel Bateman (Stalker) have joined the cast of the upcoming summer drama. Rylance will play Alison, a poised, driven Boston councilwoman in the midst of a heated campaign for mayor. Leonidas will play Sophie, the seductive, irresistible and drug-addled estranged wife of Cam (Justin Chatwin). Bateman will play Jack, Sophie and Cam's precocious son.