Friday, June 10, 2016

Casting News - Kate Walsh to Co-Star on Netflix's '13 Reasons Why'; Alan Ruck Promoted on 'The Exorcist'; Plus 1 More Update!

Casting News - June 10, 2016

ABC's Grey's Anatomy; FOX's The Exorcist; Netflix's 13 Reasons Why.

  • Kate Walsh (Private Practice) and Derek Luke (Empire) have been cast on the upcoming limited series starring Dylan Minnette and Katherine Langford. Walsh will play Hannah's (Langford) mother. Luke will play Mr. Porter, Hannah's guidance counselor.
  • After appearing as a guest star in the pilot, Alan Ruck has been promoted to series regular on the upcoming drama starring Geena Davis. He plays Henry Rance, the family patriarch, a once successful civil engineer who suffered a traumatic accident that left him permanently impaired. Now he finds himself a prisoner inside his own body, frustrated by his lack of progress and his inability to help his family in their time of need. Despite all of this, he remains a warm, loving presence, and someone who will go to any lengths to protect the ones he loves.
  • Justin Chambers, Chandra Wilson, James Pickens Jr. and Kevin McKidd have signed new contracts to remain on the veteran drama series. Chambers, Wilson and Pickens Jr. have been with the series since the pilot as Alex, Bailey and Webber. McKidd joined the drama in Season 5 as Owen.