Monday, March 12, 2018

Casting News - Gabrielle Dennis to Play Whitney Houston on BET's 'The Bobby Brown Story'; Plus 1 More Update!

Casting News - March 12, 2018

BET's The Bobby Brown Story and CBS' Blood & Treasure.

  • Gabrielle Dennis has joined the cast of the upcoming miniseries starring Woody McClain. She starred for two seasons in FOX's Rosewood and next appears as a series regular in the second season of Netflix's Luke Cage.
  • She will play Whitney Houston, the iconic singer and Bobby Brown's (McClain) wife from 1992 to 2007. Their roller-coaster marriage played out on the covers of tabloids and even reality TV. The series will showcase their successes and struggles during their turbulent relationship.
  • Katia Winter, Michael James Shaw and James Callis have been cast on the upcoming drama created by Matt Federman and Stephen Scaia. Winter starred for two seasons in FOX's Sleepy Hollow. Shaw had a heavily recurring role on CBS' Limitless. Callis starred for four seasons in Sci-Fi's BattleStar Galactica.
  • Winter will play Gwen, a smart, tough and no-nonsense Interpol investigator specializing in the dark and dangerous world of blood antiquities.
  • Shaw will play Shaw, a ruthless and charismatic arms dealer who harbors a dark secret.
  • Callis will play Hardwick, a refined and roguish antiques broker. He has spent years walking between the worlds of wealthy oligarchs and thugs as a middleman, enabling billions in looted art to change hands, making it all appear legal, and enriching himself in the process.