Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Casting News - ABC's 'How to Get Away With Murder' Promotes Amirah Vann to Series Regular; Plus 2 More Updates!

Casting News - July 18, 2018

ABC's How to Get Away With Murder; CBS' NCIS; and Netflix's V-Wars.

  • Laura Vandervoort, Kyle Breitkopf and Kimberly-Sue Murray have been cast on the upcoming drama starring Ian Somerhalder and Adrian Holmes. Vandervoort starred for one season in The CW's Smallville, two seasons in ABC's V and three seasons in Syfy's Bitten. Breitkopf starred in ABC's one-season drama The Whispers and voices the lead character in Nickelodeon's Rusty Rivets. Murray has previously recurred on Lifetime's The Lizzie Borden Chronicles and Syfy's Killjoys.
  • Vandervoort will play Mila. Breitkopf will play Dez. Murray will play Danika.
  • Amirah Vann 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 - appearing in ten of the fifteen episodes. She previously starred for two seasons in WGN America's Underground and recurred on USA's Unsolved and TNT's Major Crimes.
  • She plays Tegan Price, an attorney working with Caplan & Gold who was revealed to be a whistleblower to the FBI. In the upcoming season, she will continue to complicate the lives of the other main characters.
  • Diona Reasonover has been promoted to series regular for the drama's upcoming sixteenth season. She appeared in three episodes at the end of the fifteenth season. She previously starred in TBS' one-season comedy Clipped and has written on Hulu's I Love You, America and TruTV's Adam Ruins Everything.
  • She plays Kasie Hines, Ducky's (David McCallum) new graduate assistant who was then brought in by Gibbs (Mark Harmon) in the aftermath of Abby's (Pauley Perrette) departure as a forensic scientist to help out on a case. Like Abby before her, Kasie has her own distinct quirky personality.