Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Casting News - 'Homeland' Adds Jake Weber as Recurring; Rick Fox Joins 'Greenleaf'; Plus 3 More Updates!

Casting News - December 6, 2016

ABC's The Inhumans; OWN's Greenleaf; NBC's This Is Us; Showtime's Homeland; and TNT's Animal Kingdom.

  • Rick Fox (Dope, Hit the Floor) has been cast in a recurring role on the drama's upcoming second season. He will play Darius Fox, a handsome reporter covering the latest round of scandals at Calvary Fellowship World Ministries, with a liking to sandbagging high church officials in the parking lot, hoping to pressure them into blurting out something memorable.
  • Jake Weber (Medium, Tyrant) has booked a recurring role on the drama's upcoming sixth season. He will play Brett O'Keefe, an alt-right media personality who is described as an aggressive and charming anarchist.
  • Longmire star Adam Bartley has landed a recurring role on the hit drama's first season. He will play Duke, who works at a local horse stable and supports Kate (Chrissy Metz) during a difficult time.
  • Dexter alum Scott Buck has been tapped to serve as showrunner on the upcoming drama series from Marvel. The new deal extends Buck's relationship with Marvel as he is currently serving as the showrunner on Netflix's upcoming drama Iron Fist.
  • Alex Meraz (Suicide Squad, Twilight) has joined the drama's upcoming second season in a recurring role. He will play Javi Cano, a dangerous man who is the son of one of the men Smurf (Ellen Barkin) used to pull jobs with before her own sons came of age. He is part of a violent, treacherous clan and his mysterious capacity for cruelty will set him and his crew on a collision course with Smurf that threatens to tear the Cody family apart.