Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Casting News - History Sets January Premiere for 'Six'; Daniel Webber Joins 'The Punisher'; Plus 8 More Updates!

Casting News - October 25, 2016

ABC's American Crime & The Goldbergs; BET's Being Mary Jane; CMT's Nashville; FOX's 24: Legacy; History's Six; Netflix's Ozark, The Punisher & Seven Seconds; and TNT's The Last Ship.

  • The 8-episode first season of the drama created by William & David Broyles will premiere on Wednesday, January 18 at 10/9c. The drama stars Walton Goggins, Barry Sloane, Jaylen Moore, Kyle Schmidt, Juan Pablo Raba, Edwin Hodge, Donny Boaz, Dominic Adams, Brianne Davis, Nadine Velazquez and Nondumiso Tembe.
  • Valarie Pettiford (The Blacklist), Ashton Holmes (Revenge) and Chiké Okonkwo (Banshee) have been cast in recurring roles on the drama's upcoming fourth season. Pettiform will play Ronda Sales, a veteran anchor at Great Day, USA and Mary Jane's (Gabrielle Union) idol. Holmes will play Garrett Keswick, the show's producer and showrunner. Okonkwo will play Lee Truitt, a successful stand-up comedian from the UK who tests Mary Jane's preconceived notions about what (or who) she needs in her life.
  • Christian Coulson (Love Is Strange, Harry Potter) has landed a recurring role on the drama's upcoming fifth season. He will play Damien George, a sought-after British director who will helm Gunner (Sam Palladio) and Scarlett's (Clare Bowen) first video. Confident and by turns charming and caustic, he has a specific vision for his work and gets off on pushing the limits of actors to achieve that vision.
  • Raphael Acloque (Tyrant) and Themo Melikidze (Beautiful Something) have joined the cast of the upcoming drama series. Acloque will play Jadalla "Jad" bin-Khalid, a bookish scholar who rejected his father's politics while at university. After his father's death, Jad embraces his jihadist campaign. Melikidze will play Khasan Dubayev, the intimidating brother of high school student Amira (Kathryn Prescott) who is intense and worried as he works with his sister in connection with their plans.
  • Daniel Webber, Jason R. Moore, Paul Schulze, Jaime Ray Newman and Michael Nathanson have booked roles on the upcoming drama starring Jon Bernthal. Webber will play Lewis Walcott, a young veteran who has had a difficult time re-assimilating into civilian society. Moore will play Curtis Hoyle, a friend of Frank's (Bernthal) and one of the few people who knows he is alive. Schulze will play Rawlins, a high-ranking member of the CIA whose operations in Afghanistan intersect with Frank. Newman will play Sarah Lieberman, Micro's (Ebon Moss-Bachrach) wife whose marriage has made her life far more complicated. Nathanson will play Sam Stein, a Homeland Security agent, somewhat disillusioned with his job, who is partnered with Dinah (Amber Rose Revah).
  • Ana Mulvoy-Ten (House of Anubis, The Girl in the Book) has been cast as a series regular on the drama's upcoming third season. She will play Shae Reese. No other details were immediately released about the character.
  • Julia Garner (The Americans, Grandma) has landed a series regular role on the upcoming drama starring Jason Bateman and Laura Linney. She will play Ruth, a girl who comes from a mischievous family in the Ozarks.
  • David Lyons (Game of Silence) and Beau Knapp (Death Wish) will co-star on the upcoming drama created by Veena Sud. Lyons will play Mike Diangelo, an alpha male lifer on the Jersey City police force who is the de factor leader of his small Narcotics squad. Knapp will play a cop new to the team and eager to please his squad leader and father figure.
  • Jackson Rathbone (Twilight, Finding Carter) has joined the drama's upcoming fourth season in a recurring role. He will play Giorgio, a rich, Greek-American playboy who is charming but also a dangerous thug. He uses his considerable wealth and power to make the Mediterranean is playground.
  • The comedy's fourth season is staging a Curb Your Enthusiasm reunion with Susie Essman set to appear in an upcoming episode. She will play Edie Robb, a ballsy and outspoken talent manager who happens to run in the same circles as Beverly (Wendi McLendon-Covey). As a manager, she has a sharp eye and an even sharper tongue. She is a key connection for anyone looking to break into the business - especially Adam (Sean Giambrone).