Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Casting News - JoAnna Garcia Swisher Books Recurring Role on 'Pitch'; Jeremy Davies Joins 'Sleepy Hollow'; Plus 5 More Updates!

Casting News - August 3, 2016

Audience's Ice; CBS' Code Black; The CW's The 100 & Frequency; FOX's Pitch & Sleepy Hollow; and Syfy's Incorporated.

  • JoAnna Garcia Swisher (Reba, The Astronaut Wives Club) has been cast in a recurring role on the upcoming drama starring Kylie Bunbury. She will play Rachel Patric, a newscaster in the vein of Katie Couric and Megyn Kelly. Intelligent, quick-witted, extremely competent and great at her job, she is tenacious and knows how to get the story. She is also Mike Lawson's (Mark-Paul Gosselaar) ex-wife. She instigated the divorce and is already engaged to someone else, much to Mike's chagrin. 
  • Denyse Tontz (The Fosters) has joined the upcoming drama starring Sean Teale as a new series regular. She will play Elena, the love of Ben's (Teale) life who is forced to sell herself into servitude to pay off her family's debts.
  • Emmy winner Jeremy Davies (Lost, Justified) has landed a major recurring role on the drama's upcoming fourth season. He will play Malcolm Dreyfuss, an eccentric and outspoken tech mogul who became a billionaire before the age of 30 and has since been seeking other worlds to conquer. He is dark mirror to Ichabod (Tom Mison) since he represents capitalism and democracy gone awry.
  • Episodes star Kathleen Rose Perkins has booked a major recurring role on the drama's upcoming second season. She will play Amanda Nolan, a formidable psychiatrist at Angels Memorial Hospital.
  • Cam Gigandet, Jeremy Sisto, Donald Sutherland and Ray Winstone have been cast in the lead roles on the upcoming drama from Antoine Fuqua. The drama follows the Green family as it plunges into the underbelly of the Los Angeles diamond trade. Jake (Gigandet) and Freddy (Sisto) are half-brothers brought together by their father, Isaac (Sutherland), the patriarch behind G&G Diamonds, and their uncle Cam (Winstone). After wildcard Freddy kills a prominent diamond dealer, Jake must bail him out and save the family business while maneuvering amongst jewelry thugs, blood diamond deals, false certificates and the Feds.
  • Alexandra Metz (Chicago Fire, NCIS: New Orleans) is set for a recurring role on the upcoming drama starring Peyton List and Riley Smith. She will play Maya, a college student desperate to prevent herself from becoming a victim of a violent crime.
THE CW's THE 100
  • Chai Romruen (Mako Mermaids) has been cast in a recurring role on the drama's upcoming fourth season. He will play Ilan, a grounder haunted by the horrors he committed while under Alie's (Erica Serra) control.