Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Casting News - Judy Greer to Star in Showtime's 'Kidding'; Bella Heathcote Joins 'Strange Angel'; Plus 2 More Updates!

Casting News - February 13, 2018

CBS All Access' Strange Angel; NBC's Chicago Fire; Showtime's Kidding; and TNT's Animal Kingdom.

  • Judy Greer has been cast on the upcoming comedy starring Jim Carrey, Catherine Keener and Frank Langella. She has starred in the voice of FX's Archer for all eight seasons and has recently been recurring on TruTV's I'm Sorry and Hulu's Casual.
  • She will Jill, Jeff's (Carrey) estranged wife who has recently hit a rebellious streak.
  • Bella Heathcote will play the female lead on the upcoming drama starring Jack Reynor and Rupert Friend. She joined Amazon's The Man in the High Castle as a series regular for its second season. Her film credits include Fifty Shades Darker and Professor Marston and the Wonder Women.
  • She will play Susan Parsons, Jack's (Reynor) devoted and fiercely intelligent wife. She backs Jack up in his endeavors, both financially and emotionally, partially out of faith, primarily out of love. She begins the show saddled with a nagging sense of shame that makes it difficult to express her own displeasure with Jack as he ignores her warnings about this new fringe religion Ernest has introduced them to. But over the course of the season, Susan finds her voice and will come to confront the men who have long ignored or discounted her true desires.
  • Damon Dayoub has booked a recurring role on the drama's sixth season. He starred for three seasons in Freeform's Stitchers.
  • He will play Jake Cordova, a confident and rugged man's man firefighter.
  • Newcomers Sohvi Rodriguez and Damon Williams have landed recurring roles on the drama's upcoming third season.
  • Rodriguez will play Mia Trujillo, a sexy and tough young woman raised in a gang who is very rough around the edges.
  • Williams will play Clark Lincoln. In his 30s, he was a famous motocross rider and X Games participant. Now several years retired, he's gone back to school and become an ER nurse.