Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Casting News - 'The 100' Casts Nadia Hilker in Mystery Role; Carolina Guerra Joins 'Animal Kingdom'; Plus 3 More Updates!

Casting News - April 27, 2016

AMC's Feed the Beast & Hell on Wheels; The CW's The 100; PBS' Mercy Street; and TNT's Animal Kingdom.

  • Carolina Guerra (Da Vinci's Demons) has been cast in a recurring role on the upcoming drama starring Ellen Barkin and Scott Speedman. She will play Lucy, an earthy, sexy woman who is Baz's (Speedman) sometime lover. She lives with her son in Mexico, and is the sister of a mid-level drug trafficker who has a history with the Cody family.
  • Kathryn Kates (Shades of Blue) has booked a recurring role on the upcoming drama starring David Schwimmer and Jim Sturgess. She will play Ruth Klein, a know-it-all, tough accountant who works for Aidan (John Doman).
THE CW's THE 100
  • Nadia Hilker (Allegiant) is set to appear in at least two episodes of the drama's current third season. Details about her role are being kept under the wraps, except that she'll be playing a new grounder. Could she be playing the mysterious Luna who Clarke (Eliza Taylor) is currently searching for?
  • The hit drama series starring Anson Mount will return for the second half of its fifth and final season on Saturday, June 11 at 9/8c.
  • Patina Miller, Brian F. O'Byrne and Bryce Pinkham have joined the cast of the drama's upcoming second season. Miller will play Charlotte Jenkins, a black Northern abolitionist and former slave who escaped to freedom years before through the Underground Railroad. O'Byrne will play Allan Pinkerton, head of the Union Intelligence Service. Pinkham will play Major Clayton McBurney III, the new hospital chief.