Friday, November 3, 2017

Casting News - Paula Malcomson and Blake Ritson Join 'Krypton'; Bruce McGill to Appear on 'MacGyver'; Plus 6 More Updates!

Casting News - November 3, 2017

Amazon's Carnival Row; CBS' MacGyver; FOX's Ghosted; Hulu's The First; NBC's Blindspot; Netflix's Insatiable; Paramount's Yellowstone; and Syfy's Krypton.

  • Ray Donovan star Paula Malcomson and Da Vinci's Demons alum Blake Ritson have joined the cast of the upcoming drama starring Cameron Cuffe. Malcomson will play Charys, the matriarch of House El. She helps her son Seg (Cuffe) navigate the treacherous pitfalls of Kandor City, their Kryptonian home embattled with oppression and revolt. Ritson will play Brainiac, a parasitic, hyper-advanced alien android of immense intelligence who is one of Superman's oldest and greatest foes.
  • Bruce McGill - who co-star on the original series - will appear in an upcoming episode of the drama's second season. He will play Detective Greer, a seasoned LAPD veteran who arrests Mac (Lucas Till), believing him to be a bomb maker who took down a warehouse, killing someone and intends to charge him with domestic terrorism.
  • Tony winner Steve Kazee (Shameless, Nashville) has landed a recurring role on the drama's third season. However, no details were immediately released about the character he will be playing.
  • Workaholics co-stars Blake Anderson and Anders Hole will reunite in an upcoming episode of the comedy's first season. They will play Jared and Chaz, the hosts of a popular reality show titled Ghost Studz who examine paranormal activity. Max (Adam Scott) and Leroy (Craig Robinson) wind up going undercover on their show when Jared and Chaz scare up some decidedly unusual activity at an abandoned mental hospital and need to be saved.
  • Bones alum Michaela Conlin has been cast in a recurring role on the upcoming drama starring Kevin Costner. She will play Sarah Nguyin, a journalist for The New York Times who uncovers a story at Yellowstone.
  • Ariyon Bakare (Good Omens) has booked a recurring role on the upcoming drama starring Orlando Bloom. He will play Darius, Inspector Philostrate's (Bloom) sole confidant and a fellow war veteran who is now locked away in a secret prison under the city for some dark reason buried in their shared past.
  • Anna Jacoby-Heron (Finding Carter, Stranger Things) will co-star on the upcoming drama starring Sean Penn and Natascha McElhone. Like with all previous casting, no details were immediately released about the character she will be playing.
  • Jordan Gelber (Elementary) and James Lastovic (Days of Our Lives) are set for recurring roles on the upcoming comedic drama starring Debby Ryan and Dallas Roberts. Gelber will play Hank Thompson, Nonnie's (Kimmy Shields) father, a local cop who doesn't see much action in this small town. He's eager for excitement from his beat - even though he might not be equipped to handle it. Lasovic will play Christian, who is raised by a mother in the Junior League and a preacher father. He naturally rebelled against his wholesome family making him an outcast and kind of popular.