Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Casting News - Ivana Milicevic Boards 'The 100'; Lisa Rinna to Appear on 'The Middle'; Plus 3 More Updates!

Casting News - August 22, 2017

ABC's The Middle; AMC's Lodge 49; The CW's The 100; HBO's Ballers; and Netflix's Maniac.

THE CW's THE 100
  • Banshee star Ivana Milicevic has been cast in a recurring role on the drama's upcoming fifth season. She will play Charmaine Diyoza, one of the mysterious criminals aboard the prison ship. She is a ruthless military strategist whose actions will cause both unity and division as well as leave an indelible legacy on the new world.
  • The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Lisa Rinna will appear in an upcoming episode of the comedy's ninth and final season. She will play Tammy Brooks, the fun, charming and filthy rich mother of Lexie (Daniela Bobadilla), Axl's (Charlie McDermott) girlfriend and Sue's (Eden Sher) roommate. Frankie (Patricia Heaton) and Mike (Neil Flynn) will meet Tammy and her husband Bennett for the first time at parents' weekend at East Indy.
  • Sonya Cassidy, David Pasquesi, Eric Allan Kramer, Brent Jennings and Linda Emond have joined the cast of the upcoming drama starring Wyatt Russell as series regulars. Cassidy will play Liz Dudley, Sean's (Russell) skeptical and pragmatic twin sister. Pasquesi will play Blaise St. John, the resident philosopher of the Lynx who tends bar and runs his own pot dispensary. Kramer will play Scott Mills, Long Beach Port Harbor Patrol officer and a straight shooter. Jennings will play Ernie Fontaine, a "Luminous Knight" of the Order who sells plumbing supplies by day. Emond will play Connie Mills, an old-school journalist, a lover of words and smoke-filled taverns.
  • After recurring in Season 3, Brittany S. Hall has been promoted to series regular for the comedy's upcoming fourth season. She plays Amber, a sassy girl from the Miami party scene who has a past with Ricky (John David Washington).
  • Sonoya Mizuno (Ex Machina) and Julia Garner (Ozark) have booked roles on the upcoming comedy starring Emma Stone and Jonah Hill. All character details for both are being kept under wraps. However, Mizuno will be a series regular while Garner will be recurring.