Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Casting News - Chris Carmack Checks Into 'Grey's Anatomy'; Jolene Purdy to Recur on 'The Magicians'; Plus 3 More Updates!

Casting News - July 31, 2018

ABC's A Million Little Things & Grey's Anatomy; Bravo's Dirty John; NBC's Midnight, Texas; and Syfy's The Magicians.

  • Jolene Purdy has been cast in a recurring role on the drama's upcoming fourth season. She starred in the first season of CBS' Under the Dome and previously recurred on Netflix's Orange Is the New Black.
  • She will play Shoshana, a maenad, a bright and highly emotional magical creature tasked with tending to notorious party god Bacchus. She stands as gatekeeper between the deity and an old buddy who desperately seeks him.
  • Sam Huntington has booked a recurring role on the upcoming drama starring James Roday and David Giuntoli. He starred for four seasons in Syfy's Being Human and in the second season of FOX's Rosewood.
  • He will play Tom, a mystery man from Maggie's (Allison Miller) past.
  • Jake Abel and David Barrera have landed recurring roles on the upcoming anthology series starring Connie Britton and Eric Bana. Abel starred in the Percy Jackson film franchise. Barrera has previously recurred on Amazon's Bosch and Hulu's Chance.
  • Abel will play Trey, Debra's (Britton) oldest child and only son.
  • Barrera will play Palmer, a successful builder and colleague of Debra's who has a good sense of humor.
  • Chris Carmack has joined the drama's upcoming fifteen season in a major recurring role. His casting comes after a six-season starring role on the ABC/CMT drama Nashville.
  • He will play an orthopedic surgeon who comes to work at Grey Sloan Memorial and is known as an "Ortho God."
  • Trace Lysette will appear in the drama's upcoming second season. She is best known for her recurring role on Amazon's Transparent.
  • She will Celeste, a dark witch who is stunningly attractive in a too-much-is-never-enough way. She loves designer labels and would fit in nicely with any of Bravo's Real Housewives. When she arrives on Fiji's (Parisa Fitz-Henley) doorstep, she delivers a huge announcement.