Friday, March 17, 2017

Casting News - Richard Dormer and Jodi Balfour to Star in Cinemax's 'Rellik'; Plus 5 More Updates!

Casting News - March 17, 2017

Amazon's Jack Ryan; Cinemax's Rellik; HBO's Ballers; NBC's Chicago Med & Chicago P.D.; and TNT's The Alienist.

  • Al Sapienza (Game of Silence, Shades of Blue) has been cast in a recurring role on the upcoming drama starring John Krasinski and Abbie Cornish. He will play Lt. General Marcus Trent, the associate director for military affairs. Wiry, tough and no-nonsense, he's a contrarian with a firm grasp of high stakes.
  • Emanuela Postacchini (Third Person, Better Days) has landed a recurring role on the upcoming drama starring Daniel Brühl and Luke Evans. She will play Flora, a beautiful young prostitute at the Frenchtown brothel who indulges in some twisted role playing and is a favorite of newspaper illustrator John Moore (Evans).
  • Richard Dormer (Game of Thrones) and Jodi Balfour (Quarry) will play the lead roles on the upcoming drama. Dormer will play Gabriel Markham, a damaged and disfigured detective who is propelled in an obsessive hunt for a serial killer who left a mark on him both physically and charismatically. Balfour will play Elaine, Gabriel's bright and intense partner. The cast will also include Rosalind Eleazar, Paterson Joseph, Paul Rhys, Michael Shaeffer and Lærke Winther.
  • Louis Herthum (Westworld) will appear in an upcoming episode of the drama's second season. He will play Pat Halstead, Will (Nick Gehlfuss) and Jay's (P.D.'s Jesse Lee Soffer) father.
  • Tracy Spiridakos (Revolution, MacGyver) has booked a recurring role on the drama's fourth season. She will play Hailey Upton, a detective in the robbery homicide unit with killer instincts, humor and smarts. Always clocking in overtime, she got her detective shield meritoriously on the heels of an undercover assignment that is still shrouded in secrecy, and as a result has had to prove herself to those who thought she didn't earn her promotion. She will clash with Voight (Jason Beghe) over control of a case but for the sake of solving it, they set aside their differences to work together.
  • Steve Guttenberg (Police Academy) is set for a recurring role on the comedy's upcoming third season. He will play Wayne Hastings Jr., a Las Vegas billionaire, real estate mogul and casino magnate.