Monday, August 20, 2018

Casting News - Inbar Lavi Lands Recurring Role on 'Lucifer'; Krista Marie Yu Joins 'Last Man Standing'; Plus 5 More Updates!

Casting News - August 20, 2018

CBS' Mom, NCIS: Los Angeles, NCIS: New Orleans & SEAL Team; CBS All Access' Tell Me a Story; FOX's Last Man Standing; and Netflix's Lucifer

  • Reggie Lee has been cast in a major recurring role on the drama's upcoming fifth season. He starred for six seasons in NBC's Grimm.
  • He will play Steven Thompson, an Assistant Special Agent in Charge who will often butt heads with Pride (Scott Bakula) as each have a very different process to approaching and prioritizing their workload.
  • Samantha Sloyan has booked a recurring role on the drama's upcoming second season. She has previously had recurring roles on ABC's Scandal and ABC's Grey's Anatomy.
  • She will play Victoria, the wife of SEAL Team Commander Adam (Michael Irby).
  • Inbar Lavi has landed a recurring role on the drama's upcoming fourth season - the first on the streaming service. She is coming off a two-season starring role on Bravo's Imposters. She previously recurred on FOX's Prison Break and TNT's The Last Ship.
  • She will play Eve, the original sinner herself who has grown restless in her marriage to Adam and longs for a less predictable time when things were exciting, naughty and dangerous. She misses Lucifer (Tom Ellis), her hot and heavy first love, the charming rogue who tempted her so many years ago.
  • Krista Marie Yu is set for a major recurring role on the comedy's upcoming seventh season. She previously starred for two seasons on ABC's Dr. Ken.
  • She will play Jen, a foreign exchange student. Vanessa (Nancy Travis) takes the young scholar under her wing and convinces Mike (Tim Allen) to let her stay with them while she completes her schooling in the states. 
  • Esai Morales has been cast in a recurring role on the drama's upcoming tenth season. He starred in the first season of Netflix's Ozark and next appears in the second season of National Geographic's Mars.
  • He will play Deputy Director Gaines. Smart, authoritative, polished and trustworthy, he accompanies a special prosecutor from the Department of Defense who is investigating the NCIS office and its employees. He is there to protect his people and advise them on how to navigate the prosecutor's interviews.
  • Michael Raymond-James, Kurt Yaeger and Rarmian Newton have landed recurring roles on the upcoming drama starring Kim Cattrall. Raymond-James starred for one season in ABC's Once Upon a Time. Yaeger has recurred on Cinemax's Quarry and CBS' NCIS: Los Angeles. Newton starred in NBC's one-season drama Rise.
  • Raymond-James will play Mitch, a lifelong blue collar worker who struggles to provide for his wife by working for his gruff father-in-law. To make ends meet, he slips into the occasional life of crime with his brother, Eddie (Paul Wesley).
  • Yaeger will play Terry, a war vet who served overseas in combat with Hannah (Dania Ramirez). He is Hannah's closest friend and most trusted ally. He always has her back, and she needs him now more than ever.
  • Newton will play Ethan, a high school student who takes a keen interest in the new girl, Kayla (Danielle Campbell). Charming and persistent, he befriends Kayla but his motives may be darker and more dangerous than anyone realizes.
  • Constance Zimmer will appear in the comedy's upcoming sixth season. She starred for four seasons in Lifetime's UnREAL and three seasons in Netflix's House of Cards.
  • She will play a law school professor who leans a little too hard on Christy (Anna Faris) for emotional support.