Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Casting News - Karen Fukuhara Joins 'The Boys'; 'Suits' Promotes Amanda Schull to Series Regular; Plus 1 More Update!

Casting News - March 21, 2018

Amazon's The Boys; Netflix's Daredevil; and USA's Suits.

  • Karen Fukuhara has been cast on the upcoming drama starring Antony Starr, Chace Chawford and Jessie T. Usher. She starred in the 2016 film Suicide Squad.
  • She will play Female, a young Asian assassin with blistering fighting skills who happens to have superpowers, and uses them for explosive evisceration. When The Boys find her, she's savage, doesn't speak and is a complete mystery. She later learns what it means to be human through her relationship with Frenchie. 
  • Amanda Schull has been promoted to series regular for the drama's upcoming eighth season. The promotion comes after she has been recurring on the drama since the second season. She was available to return as a series regular after wrapping her starring role on Syfy's 12 Monkeys - which returns for its fourth and final season later this year.
  • She plays Katrina Bennett, Louis' (Rick Hoffman) former associate who has returned to the firm as a junior partner.
  • Jay Ali has joined the cast of the drama's upcoming third season. He has previously had a recurring role on Freeform's The Fosters.
  • He will play Rahul "Ray" Nadeem, an honest but ambitious FBI agent willing to go to any length for his family.