Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Casting News - Patti LuPone to Appear on 'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend'; PBS Sets Premiere Date for 'Sherlock'; Plus 1 More Update!

Casting News - October 26, 2016

The CW's Crazy Ex-Girlfriend; PBS' Sherlock; and Starz's Counterpart.

  • Tony and Grammy winner Patti LuPone will appear in an upcoming episode of the musical comedy's second season. She will play a pivotal person from Rebecca's (Rachel Bloom) past who she rediscovers when she returns to her hometown for a family celebration.
  • The hit drama series starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman will return for its fourth season on Sunday, January 1.
  • Michael Nyqvist, Nazanin Boniadi, Nicholas Pinnock and Sara Serraiocco have joined the cast of the upcoming drama starring J.K. Simmons. Nyqvist will play Chekhov, the hardened Director of Operations at Howard's (Simmons) agency and a strange mix of philosopher and spy. Boniadi will play Clare, an enigmatic young woman of curious origin who becomes a major linchpin as the season develops. Pinnock will play Ian Shaw, an aggressive operative and watchdog whose job is to ensure an uneasy peace between both dimensions. Serraiocco will play Baldwin, a mysterious assassin whose life takes on a new purpose when she is exposed to the other side.