Friday, November 9, 2018

Casting News - Anna Paquin Joins Final Season of Showtime's 'The Affair'; Lesley Ann Warren to Appear on FOX's 'The Cool Kids'

Casting News - November 9, 2018

FOX's The Cool Kids and Showtime's The Affair.

  • Anna Paquin has joined the cast of the drama's upcoming fifth and final season. She won an Academy Award for her performance in The Piano. In television, she starred for seven seasons in HBO's True Blood, one season in WGN America's Bellevue and in the Netflix limited series Alias Grace. She next stars in the Pop limited series Flack - which debuts in February 2019.
  • She will play Joanie Lockhart, the now-adult daughter of Cole (Joshua Jackson) and Alison (Ruth Wilson). Her storyline will be set in the future, as Joanie returns to a climate change-ravaged Montauk to figure out what happened to her mother.
  • Lesley Ann Warren will appear in an upcoming episode of the comedy's first season - reuniting with her Clue co-star Martin Mull. She has also recurred on NBC's Will & Grace, ABC's Desperate Housewives and USA's In Plain Sight. She next appears in Lifetime's upcoming drama American Princess.
  • She will play a widow in Margaret's (Vicki Lawrence) bereavement support group. Margaret then agrees to set her up with Charlie (Mull).