Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Casting News - Nathan Fillion to Appear on 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine'; Esai Morales to Recur on 'Chicago P.D.'; Plus 1 More Update!

Casting News - February 7, 2017

CBS' Salvation; FOX's Brooklyn Nine-Nine; and NBC's Chicago P.D

  • Nathan Fillion (Castle) and Greg Germann (Once Upon a Time) will appear in an upcoming episode of the comedy's fourth season. Fillion will play Mark Devereaux, the star of a TV show called Serve & Protect. When Jake (Andy Samberg) and Rosa (Stephanie Beatriz) investigate a crime that occurred on the set, Mark wants to assist by drawing on his decade of experience playing a detective. Germann will play Gary Lurmax, an executive producer of Serve & Protect who draws Jake in with the glitz of show business.
  • Esai Morales (NYPD Blue, 24) has booked a recurring role on the drama's fourth season. He will play Chief Lugo, a 30-year veteran of the Chicago Police Department who grew up and flourished in the "old style" policing methods of the department. Now, he's doing his best as a chief to steer the department toward the new style of policing.
  • Tyrant star Jennifer Finnigan has been cast as the female lead on the upcoming drama created by Liz Kruger and Craig Shapiro. She will play Grace Darrow, the Pentagon press secretary and a single mom who deftly navigates the complicated waters of both jobs. Her world is turned upside down when she learns a deadly asteroid is heading toward Earth. Brought into the government's secret task force to save humanity, she struggles to keep the secret from the ones she loves and finds herself tested in ways she never imagined.