Thursday, September 15, 2016

Casting News - Gina Torres Books Recurring Role on 'The Catch'; Jill Flint to Appear on 'Bull'; Plus 7 More Updates!

Casting News - September 15, 2016

ABC's black-ish & The Catch; Amazon's Bosch; CBS' Bull; The CW's Crazy Ex-Girlfriend & Supergirl; NBC's Blindspot & Chicago Med; and VH1's The Breaks.

  • Less than 24 hours after her exit on USA's Suits, Gina Torres has lined up her next role. She will appear in a recurring role on the second season of the drama starring Mireille Enos and Peter Krause. No details were immediately released about the character she will be playing - as has become typical on all Shondaland shows.
  • The Night Shift star Jill Flint will appear in an upcoming episode of the drama starring Michael Weatherly. She will play Diana, a confident attorney who wields her smile like a weapon but with a twist of Texas charm. When a case brings Dr. Jason Bull's (Weatherly) team to Texas, it becomes quite clear that this is not the first time Diana has crossed paths with him.
  • Lorraine Toussaint (Orange Is the New Black, Rosewood) will guest star in an upcoming episode of the comedy's third season. She will play Almaviligerais but everyone calls her A.V. She is Pops' (Laurence Fishburne) sister. She is always on the hustle, pulls no punches and is down for whatever. She is also strongly disliked by Ruby (Jenifer Lewis). So, Dre (Anthony Anderson) has to conceal his love for her whenever Ruby is around.
  • Daniel J. Travanti (Hill Street Blus) has booked a guest spot on an upcoming episode of the drama's second season. He will play an older patient whose son and trophy girlfriend are in a battle over his care.
  • Gloria Reuben (ER, Mr. Robot) has landed a recurring role on the upcoming drama starring Wood Harris and Afton Williamson. She will play Malthuas "Mattie" Taylor, a powerful and polished department head at a major record company.
  • Scott Michael Foster (Greek, Chasing Life) has been cast in a major recurring role on the comedy's upcoming second season - with a series regular option for a potential third season. He will play Nathaniel, a lawyer from a prominent family who technically is from the San Gabriel Valley but who is nevertheless from a very different world. When he collides with Rebecca (Rachel Bloom) and the people in her life, he affects everyone's future.
  • Dichen Lachman (The 100, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.) will appear on the drama's upcoming second season. She will play DC Comics villain Roulette who runs an underground alien fight club in National City and is eager to get Supergirl (Melissa Benoist) in the ring.
  • Christopher Backus (Underground, Roadies) has booked a recurring role on the drama's upcoming third season. He will play Woody Woodrell, a former Army Special Forces soldier who now works for a private security firm.
  • Jonathan Patrick Moore (The L.A. Complex) has landed a recurring role on the drama's second season. He will play Oliver Kind, a water conservation specialist who befriends Jane (Jaime Alexander).