Thursday, April 27, 2017

Casting News - Nasim Pedrad Joins Season 2 of TBS' 'People of Earth' as Series Regular; Plus 2 More Updates!

Casting News - April 27, 2017

TBS' People of Earth; TruTV's I'm Sorry; and USA's Shooter.

  • Nasim Pedrad (Saturday Night Live, New Girl) has been cast as a new series regular on the comedy's upcoming second season. She will play Alex Foster, a smart and dedicated FBI investigator getting a second chance after recently being disgraced. She comes to Beacon on the hunt for local newspaper owner Jonathan Walsh (Michael Cassidy), who is wanted for white-collar crimes.
  • The upcoming comedy starring Andrea Savage has announced its recurring and guest casts today. Set for recurring roles are Kathy Baker, Nelson Franklin, Judy Greer, Jason Mantzoukas, Martin Mull, Lyndon Smith, Gary Anthony Williams and Steve Zissis. Guest stars include John Ross Bowie, Lizzy Caplan, Jamie Denbo, Rebecca Henderson, Nick Kroll, Paul Scheer, June Squibb, Gillain Vigman and Kulap Vilaysack. Additionally, there's been a change to the premiere date. The comedy will now debut on Wednesday, July 12 at 10/9c.
  • Patrick Sabongui (Homeland), Troy Garity (Ballers) and Jaina Lee Ortiz (Rosewood) have booked recurring roles on the drama's upcoming second season. Sabongui will play Yusuf Ali, a core member of Swagger's (Ryan Phillippe) original Marine team. Garity will play Jeffrey Denning, a seasoned investigative journalist who cares deeply about justice being served. Ortiz will play Angela Tio, a Marine and part of Swagger's former unit. She holds her own with the guys and is one of the few people who knows Swagger well enough to keep him grounded.