Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Casting News - 'Archer' Moves to FXX for Season 8; Jim Beaver Joins NBC's 'Timeless'; Plus 3 More Updates!

Casting News - January 4, 2017

ABC's The Catch; CBS' Criminal Minds & Elementary; FX's Archer; and NBC's Timeless.

  • Supernatural alum Jim Beaver has been cast in a recurring role on the drama's first season. He will play NSA Agent Neville, who comes to Mason Industries to clash with Agent Christopher (Sakina Jaffrey). He will appear in the final three episodes of the season.
  • James Kyson (Heroes) will appear in an upcoming episode of the drama's fifth season. He will play Joey, the fast-talking CEO of a game gear company and owner of an eSports franchise.
  • The hit animated comedy from Adam Reed is moving from FX to its sister network FXX for Season 8 this spring. If the news sounds familiar, it's because the networks planned the same move over a year ago but it didn't ultimately happen. But now, the transition is once again scheduled with an exact premiere date for the new season still to be determined. The show has already been renewed through Season 10.
  • After appear in multiple episodes of the first season, John Simm has been promoted to series regular for the drama's upcoming second season. He plays Rhys Bishop, Margo's (Sonya Walger) younger brother and Ben's (Peter Krause) accomplice, who was previously their benefactor.
  • Lost alum Harold Perrineau has booked a recurring role on the drama's twelfth season. He will play Calvin Shaw, a former FBI agent incarcerated for killing one of his informants. He has a run-in with a BAU agent and the team must determine whether he's a friend or foe.