Friday, February 17, 2017

Casting News - Michael Stuhlbarg and Bill Camp to Co-Star on Hulu's 'The Looming Tower'; Plus 3 More Updates!

Casting News - February 17, 2017

CBS' Blue Bloods; Hulu's Casual & The Looming Tower; and TNT's The Alienist.

  • Isaiah Washington (The 100, Grey's Anatomy) will appear in the upcoming 150th episode of the hit drama series. He will play ESU Deputy Chief Travis Jackson, who goes up against Frank (Tom Selleck) when he files an age discrimination suit against the department.
  • Michael Stuhlbarg (Fargo) and Bill Camp (The Night Of) have been cast on the upcoming drama based on the nonfiction book of the same name. Stuhlbarg will play Richard Clarke, the counter-terrorism czar of the Clinton Administration. Reporting directly to the President for security and infrastructure protection, he chairs regular inter-agency meetings, but is unable to stop the territorial squabbling between John O'Neill of the FBI and Martin Schmidt of the CIA. Camp will play Robert Chesney, an FBI veteran with John O'Neill's counter-terrorism unit in New York. Nearing voluntary retirement age, he is from a different era, when the FBI was concentrated on domestic organized crime. Despite that, his highly developed instincts and interrogation techniques lead him to extract vital information from suspects in the fight against al-Qaeda.
  • Maya Erskine (Man Seeking Woman, Heartbeat) has booked a recurring role on the comedy's upcoming third season. She will play Rae, a young woman from New York, into FX makeup and magic, and the latest Airbnb guest of Alex's (Tommy Dewey).
  • Matthew Shear (Mistress America) has joined the cast of the upcoming drama starring Daniel Brühl and Luke Evans. He will play Police Sergeant Lucius Isaacson, an extremely intelligent, focused man whose medical studies have helped hone his expertise in criminal science. Bright, pleasantly likable with a passion for his work, he believes that bones provide the most accurate information when it comes to forensics. He joins his twin brother Marcus in helping unravel a disturbing mystery.