Monday, June 26, 2017

Casting News - Penn Badgley to Star in 'You'; Sissy Spacek and Jane Levy Board 'Castle Rock'; Plus 1 More Update!

Casting News - June 26, 2017

Hulu's Castle Rock; Lifetime's You; and NBC's Law & Order: True Crime.

  • Gossip Girl star Penn Badgley will star in the upcoming drama created by Greg Berlanti and Sera Gamble. The series is a 21st century love story that asks what you would do for love. When a brilliant bookstore manager, Joe (Badgley), crosses paths with an aspiring writer, his answer becomes clear: anything. Using the internet and social media as his tools to gather the most intimate of details and get close to her, a charming and awkward crush quickly becomes obsession as he quietly and strategically removes every obstacle - and person - in his way.
  • Oscar winner Sissy Spacek (Bloodline) and Jane Levy (Suburgatory) have been cast on the upcoming drama created by Sam Shaw and Dustin Thomason. Spacek will play Ruth Deaver, the estranged adoptive mother of Henry (Andre Holland) and a retired professor whose fading memories may hold a key to Castle Rock's unsettling past. Levy will play Jackie, the death-obsessed and self-appointed historian of Castle Rock.
  • Emmy nominee Josh Charles (The Good Wife) has joined the cast of the upcoming anthology starring Edie Falco. He will play Dr. Jerome Oziel, the Menendez brothers' controversial psychiatrist who plays a pivotal role in the case.