Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Casting News - Ben Daniels Joins Season 3 of 'The Crown'; Jason Ritter to Play Lead on 'Raising Dion'

Casting News - June 20, 2018

Netflix's The Crown and Raising Dion.

  • Ben Daniels will star opposite Olivia Colman, Tobias Menzies and Helena Bonham Carter on the drama's upcoming third season. He starred for two seasons in FOX's The Exorcist and appeared in NBC's Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert.
  • He will play Antony Armstrong-Jones, the royal husband to Princess Margaret (Bonham Carter) and a photographer. The roles was played in the second season by Matthew Goode.
  • Jason Ritter will play the male lead on the upcoming drama created by Carol Barbee and Dennis Liu. He is coming off a starring role on ABC's one-season dramedy Kevin (Probably) Saves the World. He has also appeared in three seasons of Comedy Central's Another Period as well as the HBO film The Tale.
  • He will play Pat, a comic book-reading scientist who worked with Mark (Michael B. Jordan), his best friend. With Mark gone, Pat makes a big effort to be there for Nicole and Dion, and loves them like family. Not only is Pat smart, cute and successful, he also has a special bond with Dion.