Monday, November 19, 2018

Casting News - Norbert Leo Butz, Margaret Qualley and Aya Cash to Co-Star on FX's 'Fosse/Verdon'; Plus 3 More Updates!

Casting News - November 19, 2018

The CW's Charmed; FX's Fosse/Verdon; HBO's Gentleman Jack; and Syfy's Deadly Class.

  • Norbert Leo Butz and Margaret Qualley have been cast as series regulars on the upcoming limited series starring Sam Rockwell and Michelle Williams. Furthermore, Aya Cash, Nate Corddry, Susan Misner, Bianca Marroquin, Kelli Barrett, Evan Handler, Rick Holmes, Paul Reiser, Ethan Slater, Byron Jennings and Laura Osnes have joined in recurring roles.
  • Butz (Bloodline) will play Paddy Chayefsky, a playwright, screenwriter and novelist.
  • Qualley (The Leftovers) will play Ann Reinking, an actress, dancer and choreographer.
  • Cash (You're the Worst) will play Joan Simon, Neil Simon's wife and a close friend of Gwen Verdon (Williams).
  • Corddry (Harry's Law) will play Neil Simon, a playwright, screenwriter and author.
  • Misner (The Americans) will play Joan McCracken, a dancer, actress and comedian.
  • Marroquin (Hoping Heart) will play Chita Rivera, an actress, dancer and singer.
  • Barrett (The Punisher) will play Liza Minnelli, a singer and actress.
  • Handler (Californication) will play Hal Prince, a producer.
  • Holmes (The Stepford Wives) will play Fred Weaver, who oversaw the Chicago Academy of Theater Arts.
  • Reiser (Mad About You) will play Cy Feuer, a theater producer, director, composer and musician.
  • Slater (Redheads Anonymous) will play Joel Grey, an actor, singer, dancer, director and photographer.
  • Jennings (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) will play George Abbott, a theater producer, director and playwright.
  • Osnes (Bandstand) will play Shirley MacLaine, an actress, singer, dancer, activist and author.
  • Jaime Camil will appear in an upcoming episode - to be directed by Gina Rodriguez - of the drama's first season. Both Camil and Rodriguez star in The CW's Jane the Virgin, which returns for its fifth and final season in Spring 2019.
  • He will play Mr. Morales, the brash and eccentric new music director of the university's a cappella group, The Hilltones. As an acolyte of a cappella, he is never seen without his hauntingly ornate pitch pipe. His commanding presence and devotion to technique make him the perfect person to ready The Hiltones for their next killer performance.
  • David Zayas and Kelcey Mawema have booked recurring roles on the upcoming drama starring Benedict Wong and Benjamin Wadsworth. Zayas starred for eight seasons in Showtime's Dexter. Mawema appeared in the Netflix film To All the Boys I've Loved Before alongside Lana Condor, who also stars in the new drama series.
  • Zayas will play El Alma Del Diablo, the leader of a Mexican cartel. He is also Chico's (Michel Duval) father, who runs his family just like his cartel - with an iron fist.
  • Mawema will play Gabrielle, who hits it off with Willie (Luke Tennie) while he's on his shift at the local comic book store. She attempts to persuade him that Kings Dominion isn't right for him.
  • Sofie Gråbøl, Katherine Kelly, Derek Riddell, Veronica Clifford, Sylvia Syms, Brendan Patricks, Caspar Phillipson, Polly Maberly, Lucy Black, Stephanie Hyam, Dino Fetscher, Rupert Vansittart and Michael Xavier have joined the cast of the upcoming drama starring Suranne Jones and Sophie Rundle.
  • Gråbøl (The Killing) will play Queen Marie of Denmark.
  • Kelley (Happy Valley) will play Elizabeth Sutherland, the sister of Ann Walker (Rundle).
  • Riddell (Hard Sun) will play Captain Sutherland, Elizabeth's husband.
  • Clifford (Hurt By Paradise) will play Mrs. Sutherland, Elizabeth's mother-in-law.
  • Syms (Rev) will play the Elderly Mrs. Rawson.
  • Patricks (Downton Abbey) will play the clergyman Thomas Ainsworth.
  • Phillipson (Jackie) will play Mr. De Hagemann.
  • Maberly (Shakespeare & Hathaway) will play Lady De Hagemann.
  • Black (Jericho) will play Mary Sowden.
  • Hyam (Bodyguard) will play Sophie Ferrall.
  • Fetscher (Humans) will play Thomas Beech.
  • Vansittart (Game of Thrones) will play Charles Lawton.
  • Xavier (Into the Woods) will play Dr. Steph Belcombe.