Friday, August 26, 2016

Casting News - 'Once Upon a Time' Adds Faran Tahir; Luke Pasqualino Lands Co-Lead on 'Snatch'; Plus 3 More Updates!

Casting News - August 26, 2016

ABC's Once Upon a Time; CBS' Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders; Crackle's Snatch; IFC's Documentary Now!; and Showtime's The Affair.

  • Guy Burnet (Ray Donovan, Hand of God) has been cast in a recurring role on the drama's upcoming third season. He will play Mike Cornwall, a graduate student and campus lothario who crosses paths with Noah (Dominic West).
  • Faran Tahir (Dallas, Warehouse 13) has landed a recurring role on the drama's upcoming sixth season. He will play Captain Nemo, the hardened leader of the Nautilus submarine who's a zealous believer in a cause that takes him from 20,000 leagues under the sea to the destiny that he won't let anyone prevent him from achieving.
  • Laura Bell Bundy (Anger Management) and Lennon Parham (Playing House) will appear on the comedy's upcoming second season. Bundy will play Bridgette Bailey, an "it girl" actress who legendary filmmaker Jerry Wallach (Bill Hader) casts with Enzo Entolini (Fred Armisen) in a classic 1966 film called She Cried for Justice. Parham will play Ramona, the frustrated girlfriend of Parker Gail (Hader) who recounts how the couple wound up forced out of their New York loft.
  • Luke Pasqualino (The Musketeers) is set as the co-lead opposite Rupert Grint on the upcoming drama. Lucien Laviscount (Scream Queens) has also been cast today. Pasqualino will play Albert Hill, a smart, handsome, charming and aspirational young man. He strives to ensure that he doesn't end up like his father (Dougray Scott). Loyalty, heart and passion are at his core. Laviscount will play Billy Ayers, a handsome, aggressive and stubborn boxer.
  • The drama's upcoming second season has booked four Supernatural vets - Matt Cohen, Osric Chau, Rob Benedict and Richard Speight Jr. - for recurring roles and guest spots. Cohen will recur as Ryan, Jack Garrett's (Gary Sinise) son who is following in his father's footsteps at the FBI. Chau will appear in the third episode as Gui, a mysterious figure in Singapore. Benedict and Speight Jr. will guest in the fifth episode as life-long friends and budding entrepreneurs who go to Bangladesh to close a deal for their new clothing company.