Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Casting News - Mustafa Shakir and Gabrielle Dennis Join Season 2 of Netflix's 'Luke Cage'; Plus 2 More Updates!

Casting News - July 5, 2017

Epix's Graves; Netflix's Luke Cage; and Starz's Counterpart.

  • Michael Cyril Creighton (High Maintenance) has been cast in a recurring role on the comedy's upcoming second season. He will play Phoenix, Olivia's (HelĂ©ne Yorke) serene and very serious doula who she refers to as her "Mandoula."
  • Rahul Parikh (The Nightmare Gallery) has landed a recurring role on the upcoming drama starring J.K. Simmons. He will play Max, a loyal associate of Ian Shaw's (Nicholas Pinnock). He is a resourceful agent with a deep wealth of underworld connections that help his cause.
  • Mustafa Shakir (The Night Of) and Gabrielle Dennis (Rosewood) have joined the cast of the drama's upcoming second season. Shakir will play John McIver, a natural leader, brimming with charisma whose mission is focused on Harlem and vengeance. Dennis will play Tilda Johnson, a brilliant, holistic doctor with a complicated history in Harlem where, as much as she tries to stay far from trouble, it seems to always find her.