Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Casting News - Ian Gomez to Recur on The CW's 'Supergirl'; Alyssa Sutherland Joins Spike's 'The Mist'; Plus 1 More Update!

Casting News - July 12, 2016

ABC's Quantico; The CW's Supergirl; and Spike's The Mist.

  • Cougar Town alum Ian Gomez has been cast in a recurring role on the drama's upcoming second season. He will play Snapper Carr, a headstrong, sharp-witted newsman hired by Cat Grant (Calista Flockhart) to be the new editor-in-chief of CatCo Magazine. His commitment to hard-hitting journalism pushes CatCo reporters to dig deeper in the pursuit of excellence. He's a man who tells people what he thinks of them, and his no-holds barred approach pushes Kara (Melissa Benoist) in unexpected ways.
  • Pearl Thusi (Tsidingo, Kalushi: The Solomon Mhlangu Story) has joined the drama's upcoming second season as a new series regular. She will play Dayana Mampasi, a driven, disciplined, type-A lawyer. After graduating top of her class at Harvard, she worked at an NGO for two years before joining her parents' Boston firm. But though she seems to have it all, she struggles to fit in.
  • Vikings star Alyssa Sutherland has booked a series regular role on the upcoming drama adaptation of Stephen King's novel. She will play Eve Cunningham, a wife and mother who fights to protect her teenage daughter from unknown dangers lurking both inside and outside the mist while facing down her past.