Monday, May 15, 2017

Casting News - Kevin Costner to Topline Paramount's 'Yellowstone'; Paul Schneider Joins Hulu's 'Chance'; Plus 3 More Updates!

Casting News - May 15, 2017

FX's Trust; Hulu's Chance; Paramount's Yellowstone; Syfy's Ghost Wars; and TNT's Major Crimes.

  • Oscar and Emmy winner Kevin Costner (Dances with Wolves, Hatfields & McCoys) will play the lead role on the upcoming drama created by Taylor Sheridan. He will play John Dutton, who controls the largest contiguous ranch in the United States, under constant attack by those at its borders - land developers, an Indian reservation, and America's first National Park. 
  • Paul Schneider (Channel Zero) has joined the cast of the drama's upcoming second as a new series regular. He will play Ryan Winter, a tech multimillionaire who Detective Hynes (Brian Goodman) believes to be a serial killer. Chance (Hugh Laurie) will lure Winter into his orbit, and in analyzing him, will begin to worry that they are not so different.
  • Harris Dickerson (Silent Witness, Clique) has booked a lead role on the upcoming anthology series starring Donald Sutherland and Hilary Swank. He will play J. Paul Getty III, an idealistic yet rebellious teenager who increasingly feels the burden of his famous family name.
  • Jessica Meraz (Chasing Life) has landed a series regular role on the drama's upcoming sixth season. Meanwhile, Lourdes Benedicto (V) will recur. Meraz will play Detective Camila Paige, who's still recovering financially from having to raise all five of her younger siblings after the death of her parents in a car accident almost fifteen years ago. A favorite of Chief Mason (Leonard Roberts), she made a name for herself inside Criminal Intelligence before her transfer to Missing Persons. She has a personal relationship with Lt. Provenza (G.W. Bailey) from before her time on the LAPD. Benedicto will play Sara Garza, the wife of a prominent surgeon, his office manager, and mother to their missing fifteen-year-old son who tries to maintain her sanity in the face of kidnapping, murder and her husband's health problems.
  • Kandyse McClure (Battlestar Galactica, Hemlock Grove) will co-star on the upcoming drama starring Vincent D'Onofrio and Avan Jogia. She will play Landis Barker, a scientist who works at a facility in the town where strange occurrences start happening.