Thursday, January 10, 2019

Casting News - Al Pacino Nears Deal to Star in Amazon's 'The Hunt'; Breeda Wool Books Recurring Role on Netflix's 'GLOW'

Casting News - January 10, 2019

Amazon's The Hunt and Netflix's GLOW.

  • Al Pacino is closing a deal to star in the upcoming drama created by David Weil. He has been nominated for an Academy Award seven times - winning in 1993 for Scent of a Woman. He also won Emmy Awards for HBO's Angels in America and You Don't Know Jack. And finally, he won Tony Awards for Does a Tiger Wear a Necktie? and The Basic Training of Pavlo Hummel.
  • He will play a veteran Nazi hunter who mentors Jonah Heidelbaum (Logan Lerman).
  • Breeda Wool has been cast in a recurring role on the comedy's upcoming third season. She is currently a series regular on Audience Network's Mr. Mercedes, which has been renewed for a third season. She previously starred for one season in Lifetime's UnREAL.
  • She will play Denise, a former Showgirl, and current Dance Captain of Rhapsody at the Fan-Tan Hotel and Casino. She lives in Vegas full time, desperate to stretch out her career on the stage and provide for her young daughter.