Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Casting News - Jason George to Segue to 'Grey's Anatomy' Spinoff; Arsenio Hall to Appear on 'The Mayor'

Casting News - September 12, 2017

ABC's The Mayor and Untitled Grey's Anatomy Spinoff.

  • Talk show host Arsenio Hall will appear in an upcoming episode of the new comedy starring Brandon Michael Hall. He will play Okoye, a distinguished but hip reverend who is a role model and occasional father figure to Courtney Rose (Hall).
  • Jason George is set to segue to the cast of the upcoming spinoff of Grey's Anatomy. He plays Dr. Ben Warren, an anesthesiologist turned surgical resident and Dr. Bailey's (Chandra Wilson) husband. He joined the original series in Season 6 as recurring and was promoted to a series regular in Season 12. No details were immediately released about how he'll transition to the new show. It comes on the heels of him working alongside firefighters in the Season 13 finale. He will continue to appear as a series regular on Season 14 of Grey's Anatomy until production on the spinoff begins later this year.