Friday, June 17, 2016

Casting News - Alysia Reiner, Jeremy Strong & Ashley Zukerman to Recur on Showtime's 'Masters of Sex'; Plus 1 More Updates!

Casting News - June 17, 2016

NBC's Shades of Blue and Showtime's Masters of Sex.

  • Alysia Reiner (Orange Is the New Black), Ashley Zukerman (Manhattan) and Jeremy Strong (The Big Short) have been cast in recurring roles on the drama's upcoming fourth season. Reiner will play Anita, the outspoken and confident leader of a feminist empowerment group who challenges Libby (Caitlin Fitzgerald) to raise her consciousness as a woman. Strong will play Art, a psychologist from the Kinsey Institute brought in to be Virginia's (Lizzy Caplan) new partner in the expanding practice. Zukerman will play Gary Diebold, a new clinic patient, a tightly wound man upset that he no longer seems to pleasure his wife.
  • After appearing in seven episodes of the first season, Lolita Davidovich is departing the role of Linda, Lt. Wozniak's (Ray Liotta) wife, ahead of the drama's upcoming second season. She is being replaced in the role by Margaret Colin (Gossip Girl). The departure has happened during to a scheduling conflict.