Monday, January 4, 2016

Casting News - Netflix Sets February Premiere for 'Love'; Robbie Amell Returning to 'The Flash'; Plus 3 More Updates!

Casting News - January 4, 2016

AMC's Preacher; CBS' Elementary; The CW's The Flash; FOX's New Girl; and Netflix's Love.

  • The upcoming comedy starring Gillian Jacobs and Paul Rust will debut all 10 episodes of its first season on Friday, February 19, it was announced today via this first-look teaser. The comedy was created and executive produced by Rust, Judd Apatow and Lesley Arfin. It centers around "nice guy" Gus (Rust) and "brazen wild-child" Mickey (Jacobs) as they navigate the exhilarations and humiliations of intimacy, commitment, love and other things they were hoping to avoid.
  • Robbie Amell will reprise his role as Ronnie Raymond in an upcoming episode of the drama's second season. The character died when he sacrificed himself to save Star City from the singularity in the Season 2 premiere. When Amell returns, he'll actually be playing the Earth-2 version of Ronnie. In that world, he's known as the deadly villain Deathstorm, who is a force to be reckoned with alongside Killer Frost, aka the Caitlin (Danielle Panabaker) of Earth-2.
  • Virginia Madsen (Sideways, Witches of East End) will appear in an upcoming episode of the drama's fourth season. She will play Paige Cowen, a former NYPD detective involved in a budding relationship with Captain Gregson (Aidan Quinn). Due to a scandal that forced her off the force, she's been eager to protect Gregson by keeping their relationship a secret.
  • David Walton will reprise his role as Dr. Sam, Jess' (Zooey Deschanel) ex-boyfriend, in a couple of episodes of the comedy's fifth season. Jess and Sam dated in Season 2 and broke up after Jess and Nick (Jake Johnson) kissed. Additionally, Lucy Punch (Ben and Kate) will recur in the new season as an administrator at a school where Jess wants to teach.
  • Derek Wilson has been promoted to series regular on the upcoming drama series - after initially signing onto the pilot as recurring. He plays Donny Schenck, a Civil War re-enactor and abusive thug who gets into altercations with Jesse Custer (Dominic Cooper).