Monday, October 30, 2017

Casting News - Tiffany Haddish and Chance the Rapper to Host 'Saturday Night Live'; Plus 3 More Updates!

Casting News - October 30, 2017

FOX's Gotham; Lifetime's You; and NBC's Law & Order: SVU & Saturday Night Live.

  • Melora Walters (Big Love) and Joanna Going (Kingdom) will appear in an upcoming episode of the drama's nineteenth season. Walters will play Laurel Linwood, a suspected victim who knows she was raped but can't remember what happened the night before. As the trauma recedes and details start to emerge, Benson (Mariska Hargitay) uses every tactic she can think of to get the full story. Going will play Leah, Laurel's sister who is brought in to help fill in the blanks.
  • Peyton List (Frequency, The Flash) is set to succeed Maggie Geha in the role of Ivy Pepper aka Poison Ivy in the drama's fourth season. List is now the third actress to play the role on the drama, following Geha and Clare Foley. She will debut in early 2018.
  • Girls Trip star Tiffany Haddish is set to host the late night sketch comedy series on November 11 with musical guest Taylor Swift. Chance the Rapper will then host the November 18 episode with musical guest Eminem.
  • Michael Maize (Gotham) and Ambyr Childers (All My Children) have booked recurring roles on the upcoming drama starring Penn Badgley and Elizabeth Lail. Maize will play Nico, a dogged and savvy detective. Childers will play Candace, a girl from Joe's (Badgley) past.