Monday, August 22, 2016

Casting News - Tichina Arnold, Chloe Bridges, Camille Guaty & Fiona Gubelmann to Star in 'Daytime Divas'; Plus 3 More Updates!

Casting News - August 22, 2016

CBS' Bull; Crackle's Snatch; NBC's Great News; and VH1's Daytime Divas.

  • Tichina Arnold (Survivor's Remorse), Chloe Bridges (The Carrie Diaries), Camille Guaty (Scorpion), Fiona Gubelmann (Wilfred) and McKinley Freeman (Hit the Floor) will round out the main cast of the upcoming drama (formerly Satan's Sisters). Additionally, Chris Alberghini and Mike Chessler have boarded the series as showrunners and executive producers. Arnold will play Mo, a stand-up comic with no edit button who owns her sexuality and apologizes to no one. Bridges will play Kibby, a sexually fluid former child star. Guaty will play Nina, a professional and successful former war correspondent. Gubelmann will play Heather, a former beauty queen and a self-proclaimed spiritual guide. Freeman will play Shawn, Maxine's (Vanessa Williams) son and a producer on the show.
  • Sheaun McKinney (Vice Principals) has landed a recurring role on the upcoming comedy starring Briga Heelan and Andrea Martin. He will play Wayne, a cameraman who accompanies Katie (Heelan) to Central Park to cover a news story about a dangerous bear that's on the loose.
  • Sarah Steele (The Good Wife) will appear in an upcoming episode of the new drama series starring Michael Weatherly. She will play Ellen, the host of the popular podcast "Open and Shut." In the episode, Bull (Weatherly) and his team take on a client who may be a victim of Ellen's ambitious journalistic efforts.
  • Harry Potter alum Rupert Grint is set to star in and executive produce the upcoming drama based on the film of the same name. Dougray Scott (Fear the Walking Dead) and Ed Westwick (Gossip Girl) have also been cast today. Nick Renton has signed on to direct. Grint will play Charlie Cavendish, a dynamic, frustratingly chaotic and utterly posh con man. Scott will play Vic Hill, who continues the con game while inside prison. Westwick will play Sonny Castillo, a night club owner.