Thursday, June 21, 2018

Casting News - David Morrissey Boards Amazon's 'Good Omens'; Lisa Edelstein to Recur on 'The Good Doctor'; Plus 1 More Update!

Casting News - June 21, 2018

ABC's The Good Doctor; Amazon's Good Omens; and The ABC Murders.

  • Shirley Henderson, Kevin McNally, Gregor Fisher and Jack Farthing have joined the cast of the upcoming miniseries starring John Malkovich.
  • Furthermore, guest stars for the three-part series will include Karen Westwood, Lizzy McInnerny, Anya Chalotra, Eve Austin, Christopher Villiers, Suzanne Packer, Michael Shaeffer, Cyril Nri, Henry Goodman, Tamzin Griffin, Ian Pirie, Shane Attwooll and Terenia Edwards.
  • David Morrissey is the latest addition to the upcoming miniseries starring Michael Sheen and David Tennant. He starred for two seasons in AMC's The Walking Dead. He has recently starred in Starz's The Missing and Amazon's Britannia.
  • He will play Vincent, the captain of the pleasure cruiser Morbilli which comes ashore after discovering the lost city of Atlantis.
  • Lisa Edelstein has booked a recurring role on the drama's upcoming second season. Her casting reunites her with series creator David Shore following her seven-year starring role on FOX's House. She has also starred in five seasons of Bravo's Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce and next appears in a recurring role on Netflix's The Kominsky Method.
  • She will play Dr. Blaize, an expert oncologist who has returned to the hospital after a brief suspension, at the request of Dr. Aaron Glassman (Richard Schiff) to help treat his cancer. She is quite comfortable going toe-to-toe with Glassman and isn't afraid to have a little fun while letting him know she calls the shots.