Monday, October 16, 2017

Casting News - Liv Tyler Joins Hulu's 'Harlots'; Peter Facinelli to Recur on CBS' 'S.W.A.T.'; Plus 3 More Updates!

Casting News - October 16, 2017

Bravo's Imposters; CBS' S.W.A.T.; The CW's iZombie; FOX's Ghosted; and Hulu's Harlots.

  • The Leftovers star Liv Tyler has been cast as a new series regular on the drama's upcoming second season. She will play Lady Isabella Fitzwilliam, the aristocratic social butterfly whose long-held secrets keep her in the thrall of Lydia Quigley (Lesley Manville). She is an increasingly desperate victim of Lydia's blackmail. Trapped in a loveless marriage, Lady Fitz will find an unexpected friend and ally in courtesan Charlotte Wells (Jessica Brown Findlay).
  • Series co-creator Paul Adelstein (Private Practice, Scandal) will appear in a recurring role on the drama's upcoming second season. He will play Shelly Cohen, a mysterious fixer who happens to be the former husband of Lenny Cohen (Uma Thurman).
  • Peter Facinelli (Nurse Jackie, Supergirl) has booked a recurring role on the upcoming drama starring Shemar Moore. He will play Michael Plank, a confident and powerful businessman who also volunteers as a civilian Police Commissioner and head of the Police Board. While attending a charity event at S.W.A.T. headquarters, he is introduced to the team. When Jessica (Stephanie Sigman) presents him with a list of innovations she's drawn up for the department to improve its relationship with the community, he's deeply impressed by her passion and imagination, but wants to help her refine her proposals. He expresses an intention to take Jessica under his wing and sees a bright future for her, but just what that future entails in his mind remains to be seen.
  • Dax Shepard (Parenthood, CHIPS) will guest star in an upcoming episode of the comedy's first season. He will play Sam, a charming computer programmer with questionable intentions. His presence at the Bureau Underground pits Max (Adam Scott) against Leroy (Craig Robinson).
  • Daniel Bonjour (The Walking Dead, Frequency) has landed a recurring role on the drama's upcoming fourth season. He will play Levon, a documentary filmmaker chronicling a group of human smugglers trying to bring terminally ill humans into Seattle so that they can get scratched and avoid permanent death.