Monday, August 6, 2018

Casting News - Jovan Adepo, Jordi Molla, Cristina Umaña and Francisco Denis Join 'Jack Ryan'; Plus 4 More Updates!

Casting News - August 6, 2018

ABC's The Rookie; Amazon's Jack Ryan; The CW's Crazy Ex-Girlfriend & Dynasty; and FOX's Last Man Standing.

  • Jovan Adepo, Jordi Molla, Cristina Umaña and Francisco Denis have been cast on the drama's upcoming second season as new series regulars. They join a cast that includes John Krasinski, Wendell Pierce, Noomi Rapace, Michael Kelly and John Hoogenakker.
  • Adepo (The Leftovers, Fences) will play Marcus, a former special crewman in the Navy now repairing boats. His life takes a turn when an old colleague offers him a critical position in a covert operation.
  • Molla (Genius, Queen of the South) will play Nicolas Reyes, the powerful and charismatic leader of a South American country. He uses his intelligence and strategic mind to lead his country and battle his foes.
  • Umaña (Narcos) will play Gloria Bonalde, a woman who fearlessly balances her career in politics with the demands of motherhood. She is charismatic, confident and displays unnatural courage and a strong moral center in the chaotic and supercharged world of the story.
  • Denis (Narcos) will play Ubarri, a senior government official in a South American country. A man of wisdom, intellect and force, he plays a pivotal role in the unfolding of the season's narrative.
  • Ana Brenda Contreras has joined the cast of the drama's upcoming second season. The telenovela star's credits include Por Amar Sin Ley, Blue Demon, Lo Imperdonable and La Que No Podía Amar.
  • She will play the real Cristal Flores.
  • Skylar Astin will appear in the comedy's upcoming fourth and final season. He starred for two seasons in TBS' Ground Floor and two seasons in Epix's Graves. He has also starred in the Pitch Perfect film franchise.
  • He will play a reimagined version of Greg - who was played in the first two seasons by Santino Fontana.
  • Danny Nucci has booked a recurring role on the upcoming drama starring Nathan Fillion. He previously starred for five seasons in Freeform's The Fosters.
  • He will play Detective Sanford Motta, a tough major assault crimes detective in the station.
  • Molly McCook and Jet Jurgensmeyer have landed series regular roles on the comedy's upcoming seventh season. McCook has had recurring roles on Netflix's The Ranch and Freeform's Good Trouble. Jurgensmeyer's guest credits include NBC's Will & Grace and ABC's Black-ish.
  • McCook will play Mandy Baxter, the middle daughter of Mike (Tim Allen) and Vanessa Baxter (Nancy Travis). The role was played by Molly Ephraim during the first six seasons of the comedy. She opted not to return to the comedy after it was revived for a new season by FOX.
  • Jurgensmeyer will play Boyd Baxter, the son of Kristin Baxter (Amanda Fuller) and Ryan Vogelson (Jordan Masterson). The role was played by Flynn Morrison since the second season. The character is once again being aged up for the new season.