Monday, June 18, 2018

Casting News - The CW's 'The Flash' Promotes Jessica Parker Kennedy to Series Regular for Season 5; Plus 3 More Updates!

Casting News - June 18, 2018

The CW's The Flash; FOX's The Resident; Starz's Now Apocalypse; and TNT's Tell Me Your Secrets.

  • Jessica Parker Kennedy has been promoted to series regular for the drama's upcoming fifth season. She joined the drama in a recurring role during its fourth season. She previously starred for four seasons in Starz's Black Sails.
  • She plays the Mystery Girl who kept popping up in random places throughout the fourth season with clues being dropped about her identity. In the season finale, it was revealed that she was Barry (Grant Gustin) and Iris' (Candice Patton) daughter, Nora West-Allen, from the future.
  • Xavier Samuel has been cast as a series regular on the upcoming drama starring Amy Brenneman, Lily Rabe and Hamish Linklater. His film credits include Twilight: Eclipse, Love and Friendship and Adore.
  • He will play Kit Parker, a convicted serial killer who has admitted to multiple accounts of murder. There is an undeniable, irresistible quality about him that helps him lure in his victims.
  • Malcolm-Jamal Warner and Glenn Morshower have been promoted to series regulars for the drama's upcoming second season. Both of them recurred during the first season. Warner has previously recurred on TNT's Major Crimes and Amazon's Sneaky Pete. Morshower is known for his recurring role on FOX's 24.
  • Warner plays AJ Marino aka The Raptor, a larger-than-life cardio-thoracic surgeon whose uncontrollable personality makes him a grave liability within the hospital.
  • Morshower plays Marshall Winthrop, Conrad's (Matt Czuchry) estranged father and new chairman of the board at Chastain Park Memorial Hospital.
  • Jacob Artist and Chris Aquilino have landed recurring roles on the upcoming comedy starring Avan Jogia. Artist starred for three seasons in FOX's Glee. Aquilino's guest credits include HBO's Silicon Valley, Netflix's Grace & Frankie and FX's Better Things.
  • Artist will play Isaac, a social worker who cares more about relationships than possessions and helps Ulysses (Jogia) after a fall.
  • Aquilino will play Kai, an extremely untalented student in Carly's (Kelli Bergland) acting class.