Saturday, August 6, 2016

Casting News - Rosie O'Donnell to Return to 'Mom'; 'Luke Cage's Simone Missick to Appear on 'Iron Fist'

Casting News - August 6, 2016

CBS' Mom and Netflix's Iron Fist.

  • Luke Cage star Simone Missick will reprise her role as Misty Knight on the upcoming drama starring Finn Jones. Misty Knight is a Harlem police detective with a strong sense of justice who is determined to learn more about the superheroes operating in her neighborhood. Missick is a series regular on Luke Cage - set to debut on September 30 - and will appear in an undetermined amount of episodes on Iron Fist. There has also been preliminary talks about Misty Knight getting her own Marvel spinoff series on Netflix - similar to Jon Bernthal's Punisher from the second season of Daredevil.
  • Rosie O'Donnell will return to the comedy for its upcoming fourth season in at least one episode. She plays Jeanine, Bonnie's (Allison Janney) ex-girlfriend. In the episode, Jeanine upsets Bonnie when she suggests Christy (Anna Faris) abandon her dream of becoming a lawyer to take a job in her real estate office.