Thursday, March 10, 2016

Casting News - MTV's 'Scream' Gets May Premiere Date for Season 2; 'Young & Hungry' Adds Tyler Ritter; Plus 1 More Update!

Casting News - March 10, 2016

FOX's Shots Fired; Freeform's Young & Hungry; and MTV's Scream.

  • The hit drama based on the feature film franchise will return for its second season on Tuesday, May 31 at 10/9c. Joining the cast as series regulars are Kiana Lede (The Smurfs 2) as Zoe, a driven overachiever in school who harbors a secret; and Santiago Segura (Silicon Valley) as Gustavo, a dark and brooding outsider who is a skilled artist and is deeply into horror and serial killers. Also being cast in recurring roles are Anthony Ruivivar (Banshee) as Sheriff Michael Acosta, Gustavo's father who returns to the town where he grew up; Austin Highsmith (Criminal Minds) as Karen Lang, a psychology teacher who becomes a mentor to her students; Sean Grandillo (Spring Awakening) as Eli, Kieran's (Amadeus Serafini) cousin; and Katrina Logue (Bates Motel) as Tina, a proper girl with a grifter's sense of self-reliance.
  • Tyler Ritter (The McCarthys) has joined the cast of the comedy's upcoming fourth season in a recurring role. He will play Adam, a handsome and funny man who is nursing a broken heart after being left at the altar. He and Gabi (Emily Osment) bond over being budding entrepreneurs.
  • Tristan Wilds (90210) and Aisha Hinds (Under the Dome) are set as series regulars on the upcoming event series starring Sanaa Lathan. Wilds will play Officer Belk, a young African American sheriff's deputy in a small town in North Carolina, who after a police shooting is thrust into the national spotlight that pushes his life and young family into chaos. Hinds will play Pastor Janae James, a young female activist from the neighborhood who is also thrust upon the national stage when she exposes the hypocrisy in the town.