Thursday, August 31, 2017

Casting News - Courtney Ford to Recur on 'Legends of Tomorrow'; Cara Delevingne Boards 'Carnival Row'; Plus 5 More Updates!

Casting News - August 31, 2017

Amazon's Carnival Row; The CW's Legends of Tomorrow; DC's Titans; FOX's Lethal Weapon; NBC's Rise & Will & Grace; and Syfy's The Magicians.

  • Courtney Ford (Dexter, Supernatural) - the real-life wife of series star Brandon Routh - has been cast in a recurring role on the drama's upcoming third season. She will play Eleanor, Damien Darhk's (Neal McDonough) daughter, who is smart and cunning with a charming dose of otherworldly creepiness. She is dangerous with an uncanny ability to manipulate others. She's highly intelligent and is always several moves ahead of her opponents. Furthermore, Ray (Routh) will have an unexplainable attraction to her.
  • Cara Delevingne (Suicide Squad, Valerian) has joined the cast of the upcoming drama starring Orlando Bloom. She will play Vignette Stonemoss, a faerish refugee who flees her war-torn homeland to come to the Burgue. There, she must contend not only with rampant human prejudice against her kind, but with the secrets that have followed her to this new land.
  • Lynn Collins (True Blood, Manhunt: Unabomber) has booked a recurring role on the drama's upcoming second season. She will play Molly, a likable, radiant woman with an edge. She is one of Rigg's (Clayne Crawford) childhood friends. They've known each other since they were kids in Texas. She moved to California so her 8-year-old son could be near his father while he's in prison. She's a nice person who wants to do the right thing.
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales star Brenton Thwaites is set for the lead role on the upcoming drama created by Greg Berlanti and Akiva Goldsman. He will play Dick Grayson, who is also known as Batman's famous sidekick, Robin. In the drama, Dick emerges from the shadows to become the leader of a fear band of new heroes, including Starfire (Anna Diop), Raven (Teagan Croft) and more.
  • Dina Meyer (Birds of Prey, Sequestered) has landed a recurring role on the drama's upcoming third season. She will play the Stone Queen, a no-nonsense woman who hails from a faraway land in Fillory and offers an interesting proposition for an alliance.
  • Kyle Bornheimer (Casual, Brooklyn Nine-Nine) will appear in the premiere episode of the comedy's upcoming revival season. He will play Lenny, a security guard.
  • Stephanie J. Block (Falsettos) and Mark Tallman (Single Ladies) have been cast in recurring roles on the upcoming drama starring Josh Radnor. Block will play Patricia, Simon's (Ted Sutherland) mother, a devout Catholic who ends up at odds with her husband over their son's involvement in a controversial high school play. Tallman will play Detrell, Robbie's (Damon J. Gillespie) successful father who revels in his son's QB1 status and is single-minded about him getting a football scholarship, which creates tension between them.