Friday, June 15, 2018

Casting News - The CW's 'Supergirl' and 'The Flash' Promote Recurring Players to Series Regulars; Plus 2 More Updates!

Casting News - June 15, 2018

CBS' Blood & Treasure; The CW's Supergirl & The Flash; and HBO's Big Little Lies.

  • Hartley Sawyer has been promoted to series regular for the drama's upcoming fifth season. He joined the drama in a major recurring role during its fourth season.
  • He plays Ralph Dibny aka the Elongated Man. A former corrupt cop who was kicked out of the Central City PD for planting evidence, he is now a member of Team Flash.
  • Jesse Rath has been promoted to series regular for the drama's upcoming fourth season. He started recurring on the drama halfway through its third season.
  • He plays Brainiac 5, a half computer, half organic life form boasting a 12-level intellect. He is a member of the Legion of Super-Heroes who came to National City from the 31st Century and has helped Supergirl (Melissa Benoist) in her fight against Reign (Odette Annable).
  • Denis O'Hare has booked a recurring role on the drama's upcoming second season. He has been nominated for three Emmy Awards - two for FX's American Horror Story and one for NBC's This Is Us.
  • He will play Ira Farber, a new character.
  • Matt Barr will play the male lead on the upcoming drama starring Sofia Pernas. He previously starred in The CW's Hellcats and Valor as well as the History miniseries Hatfields & McCoys.
  • He will play Danny, an astute, witty and natural investigator with an unwavering moral compass. He was a rising star in the FBI's elite "Arts and Antiquities" division, tracking blood antiquities used to finance terrorist organizations, until his career was derailed by a mistake for which he's never forgiven himself. He now has a chance at redemption, but it means teaming up with his ex, Lexi (Pernas), a criminal with whom he has a complicated and passionate relationship.