Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Casting News - Grace Byers Joins FOX's 'The Gifted'; Danielle Campbell Boards 'Tell Me a Story'; Plus 1 More Update!

Casting News - June 5, 2018

CBS All Access' Tell Me a Story; FOX's The Gifted; and Starz's Now Apocalypse.

  • Grace Byers has joined the cast of the drama's upcoming second season. Her casting comes after a four-season starring role on FOX's Empire.
  • She will play Reeva, a smart, charming, authoritative, elegant and beautiful woman who is ruthless in her efforts to fight for her people. She will team up with Polaris (Emma Dumont), Andy (Percy Hynes White) and the Frost sisters (Skyler Samuels).
  • Danielle Campbell has been cast on the upcoming drama starring Kim Catrall and Billy Magnussen. She starred for three seasons in The CW's The Originals.
  • She will play Kayla. Beautiful and full of anger, she has just moved from Oakland to New York with her dad. She lost her mother a year ago and since then has strayed from her once promising path - hanging with the wrong crowd, partying and anything to distract from the pain and grief.
  • Avan Jogia will play the male lead on the upcoming comedy created by Gregg Araki. He starred for one season in ABC Family's Twisted, one season in Syfy's Ghost Wars and the Spike miniseries Tut.
  • He will play Ulysses, a recent transplant to Los Angeles who is struggling to find his place in the world. Something of a thrill seeker, he admits that he's always had an attraction to and fear of the unknown and is plagued by recurring nightmares, which he believes are a portent for a vast, sinister conspiracy.