Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Casting News - 'Still the King' Adds Arden Myrin; 'Casual' Casts Nadine Nicole, Austin Basis & Kerri Kenney; Plus 3 More Updates!

Casting News - March 8, 2017

ABC's Once Upon a Time; CMT's Still the King; HBO's Sharp Objects; Hulu's Casual; and Lifetime's UnREAL.

  • Austin Swift, Arden Myrin and Natatie Dreyfuss have joined the comedy's upcoming second season in recurring roles. Swift will play Tyler, the manager of Nashville's premier music venue, The Bluebird Café. Myrin will play Kaitlynn, a single mother who manages Betty's - the local bar where Debbie (Joey Lauren Adams) works. Dreyfuss will play Leia, Walt's (Travis Nicholson) equally-as-quirky love interest who just so happens to be dating Walt's arch nemesis, Reggie (Jerry Trainor).
  • Nadine Nicole, Austin Basis and Kerri Kenney have been cast in recurring roles on the comedy's upcoming third season. Nicole will play Casey, a captivating environmental activist who enjoys the power that comes from dedicating her life to worthwhile causes. Everyone is enamored by her, which leads to some compelling complications. Basis will play Ethan, a wry and self-deprecating 30-something. He is a student in Valerie's (Michaela Watkins) storytelling class and sometime drinking buddy. Kenney will play Joanna, the assured and spiritual teacher of a storytelling class who takes her work very seriously.
  • Eliza Scanlen (Home and Away) will co-star on the upcoming drama starring Amy Adams. She will play Amma, the 13-year-old half-sister of Camille (Adams). Having grown up in the small town of Wind Gap, Missouri, she lives a double life as a restrained and girlish daughter when at home with her parents, and as a brash, impetuous teenager when out with friends. 
  • Andrew J. West (The Walking Dead, Dead of Summer) has booked a mysterious role on the hit drama series. He will first appear in the Season 6 finale and will continue to recur should ABC renew the drama for a seventh season. No details were immediately released about the character he will be playing.
  • Brandon Jay McLaren (Graceland, Ransom) has landed a recurring role on the drama's upcoming third season. he will play Dr. Simon, an excellent psychologist brought in by Quinn (Constance Zimmer) to work on Everlasting this season. He's a former corporate crisis counselor who is known as a bit of a "fixer." Great at his job, he is professional and more ethical than Dr. Wagerstein (Amy Hill). After a career setback, he is determined to remain above the chaos of the show - but soon finds himself drawn into the drama of Everlasting.