Thursday, October 12, 2017

Casting News - Sara Tomko, Chris Ashworth and Justine Lupe Board Amazon's 'Sneaky Pete'; Plus 4 More Updates!

Casting News - October 12, 2017

Amazon's Carnival Row & Sneaky Pete; CBS' Criminal Minds; The CW's Black Lightning; and FOX's 9-1-1.

  • If Loving You Is Wrong star Edwina Findley has been cast in a recurring role on the upcoming drama starring Cress Williams. She will play Tori, Tobias Whale's (Marvin "Krondon" Jones III) beautiful and cunning younger sister. Her charming nature is just a facade as she can be just as deadly as Tobias, an exciting threat to the people of Freeland.
  • Sara Tomko (Once Upon a Time), Chris Ashworth (The Wire) and Justine Lupe (Mr. Mercedes) have landed recurring roles on the drama's upcoming second season. Tomko will play Suzanne, the operations manager for a casino on tribal land. Ashworth will play Miro, Luka's (John Ales) imposing, tall and intimidating henchman. Lupe will play Hannah, Colin's girlfriend.
  • Shemar Moore is set to reprise his role as Derek Morgan in the October 25 episode of the veteran drama series. In the episode, Morgan returns to help Penelope Garcia (Kirsten Vangsness) deal with a case that has affected her emotionally.
FOX's 9-1-1
  • Aisha Hinds (Underground), Kenneth Choi (The People v. O.J. Simpson), Rockmond Dunbar (Prison Break) and Oliver Stark (Into the Badlands) will co-star on the upcoming drama. Like with all previous casting, no details were immediately released about the characters they will be playing.
  • Alice Krige (Tyrant) and Jared Harris (The Crown) have booked recurring roles on the upcoming drama starring Orlando Bloom. Krige will play Haruspex, a witch-like clairvoyant who warns that a great reckoning is upon the city. Harris will play Absalom Breakspear, the imperious and secretive Chancellor of the Burgue, besieged by political enemies from all sides.