Thursday, June 16, 2016

Casting News - Tyler Hoechlin to Play Superman on 'Supergirl'; John Stamos Joins 'Scream Queens'; Plus 6 More Updates!

Casting News - June 16, 2016

CBS' NCIS; The CW's Arrow, Reign & Supergirl; FOX's Scream Queens; FX's Better Things; HBO's The Deuce; and TNT's Animal Kingdom.

  • Teen Wolf alum Tyler Hoechlin has landed the coveted role of Superman/Clark Kent on the drama's upcoming second season. The iconic character will appear in the first two episodes of the new season when he visits his cousin Kara (Melissa Benoist) in National City.
  • The upcoming comedy starring and co-created by Pamela Adlon will premiere on Thursday, September 8, it was announced today by executive producer and co-creator Louis C.K.
  • Josh Segarra (Chicago P.D.) has joined the drama's upcoming fifth season as a new series regular. He will play Adrian Chase, Star City's new district attorney and an ally for Mayor Oliver Queen (Stephen Amell), who aims to clean up the streets through the legal system.
  • Chris Coy (Treme, Banshee) has booked a regular role on the upcoming drama starring James Franco and Maggie Gyllenhaal. Also cast today is Mustafa Shakir in a recurring role. Coy will play Paul Hendrickson, a kindred spirit to Vincent Martino (Franco), a veteran bartender who pursues his own personal and professional ambitions in the emerging gay, lesbian and transsexual community of '70s New York. Shakir will play Big Mike, a man of few words, a physically imposing loner who becomes Vincent's primary muscle and fiercely devoted friend.
  • Wilmer Valderrama (That '70s Show, Grey's Anatomy) has been cast as a new series regular on the drama's upcoming fourteenth season. He will play a once grounded NCIS field agent who accepted a deep cover assignment years ago and never resurfaced. Many agents don't know he's still on the job or that he's even alive. Now, he's back and his dedication to the job and country has left him an unpredictable, charismatic loose cannon.
  • Bitten alum Steve Lund has booked a recurring role on the drama's upcoming fourth season. He will play Luc, a sexy, highborn rogue who is also a plain speaking realist. He's a good guy who happens to have a morally compromised and very powerful father: Lord Stephan Narcisse (Craig Parker). But he is his own man, eyeing his own future, even as his father pressures him to make lasting and permanent inroads with the French royal family. Specifically, Narcisse wants his son at Princess Claude's (Rose Williams) side. 
  • Michael Bowen (Breaking Bad, Gotham) has landed a recurring role on the drama's first season. He will play Vin, a mercurial, dangerous ex-con who was Pope's (Shawn Hatosy) cellmate in prison.
  • Grandfathered star John Stamos is returning to FOX his fall with a series regular role on the comedy-horror series' second second. He will play Dr. Brock Holt, the hospital's brilliant but secretive head surgeon.