Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Casting News - Billy Crudup Set as Male Lead on 'Gypsy'; Amy Forsyth to Star in 'Channel Zero'; Plus 5 More Updates!

Casting News - August 17, 2016

ABC's The Real O'Neals; Amazon's Bosch; AMC's The Son; FOX's Brooklyn Nine-Nine; Freeform's Shadowhunters; Netflix's Gypsy; and Syfy's Channel Zero.

  • Tony winner Billy Crudup (The Coast of Utopia, Spotlight) has been cast as the male lead on the upcoming drama starring Naomi Watts. He will play Michael, Jean's (Watts) husband and loving father to their daughter. He will navigate their twisted and complicated marriage as well as his own morally gray relationships.
  • The Path star Amy Forsyth has landed the lead role on the second installment of the anthology series - to be titled The No-End House. She will play Margot Sleator, who visits the No-End House, a bizarre house of horrors that consists of a series of increasingly disturbing rooms. When she returns home, she realizes everything has changed.
  • Arnold Vosloo (24, The Mummy) has booked a recurring role on the drama's upcoming third season. He will play Rafael "Rudy" Tafero, an ex-cop who has gone private and now works as a security chief for director Andre Holland. With a penchant for needling Bosch (Titus Welliver), Rudy might be dirty enough to have planted evidence against Bosch in a case.
  • The Lonely Island's Jorma Taccone will guest star in the Season 4 premiere of the hit comedy. He will play Taylor, Holt's (Andre Braugher) new boss at Frank's Fun Zone where he has to work while in Witness Protection under the alias of Greg. Taylor is proud of how hard he worked to inherit the business from his father. But he's not on the same wavelength as Holt and misinterprets everything he does.
  • Castle alum Susan Sullivan will appear in an upcoming episode of the comedy's second season. She will play the mother of Vice Principal Murray (recurring guest star Matt Oberg).
  • Nick Sagar (The Haves and the Have Nots) has been cast in a recurring role on the drama's upcoming second season. He will play Victor Aldertree, a charming Clave Representative who arrives at the New York Institute in the aftermath of Jace's (Dominic Sherwood) departure with Valentine (Alan Van Sprang).
  • Manuel Uriza (Better Call Saul) has joined the upcoming drama starring Pierce Brosnan in a recurring role. He will play Aniceto Pizana, a charming revolutionary in the mold of Che Guevera.