Friday, February 1, 2019

Casting News - 'Mrs. Fletcher' Adds Domenick Lombardozzi; Jordana Brewster to Recur on 'Magnum P.I.'; Plus 3 More Updates!

Casting News - February 1, 2019

Apple's Untitled Rob McElhenney Comedy; CBS' Magnum P.I.; HBO's Mrs. Fletcher; and Netflix's Locke & Key & You.

  • Domenick Lombardozzi has been cast as a series regular on the upcoming comedy starring Kathryn Hahn. He previously starred for three seasons in HBO's The Wire, two seasons in A&E's Breakout Kings and two seasons in FOX's Rosewood. He has recently recurred on CBS' Magnum P.I., Showtime's Ray Donovan and Starz's Power.
  • He will play George, a plumber struggling to take care of his aging father.
  • Jordana Brewster has booked a recurring role on the drama's first season. She previously starred for three seasons in TNT's Dallas and three seasons in FOX's Lethal Weapon. She has also starred in five films of The Fast and the Furious franchise.
  • She will play Hannah, a former CIA analyst who was responsible for embedding Magnum (Jay Hernandez) and his team in Afghanistan. She also had a relationship with Magnum, but it was all an act that eventually led to his capture and time spent as a P.O.W.
  • F. Murray Abraham, Imani Hakim, David Hornsby, Danny Pudi, Ashly Burch, Charlotte Nicdao and Jessie Ennis will co-star on the upcoming comedy created by Rob McElhenney (who also stars) and Charlie Day.
  • Abraham (Homeland) will play C.W. Longbottom, a seasoned writer who works at the studio.
  • Hakim (The Gabby Douglas Story) will play Dana, a sweet and studious game tester who loves nothing more than gaming.
  • Hornsby (It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia) will play David, a hapless and emasculated producer.
  • Pudi (Community) will play Brad, an alpha male who works in the monetization department at the studio.
  • Burch (OK K.O.! Let's Be Heroes) will play Rachel, who feels undervalued in her role as a game tester.
  • Nicdao (Camp) will play Poppy, the lead engineer at the studio.
  • Ennis (Better Call Saul) will play Jo, David's over-eager assistant.
  • Ambyr Childers has been promoted to series regular for the drama's upcoming second season - its first produced exclusively for the streaming service. She recurred during the drama's first season - appearing in four of the ten episodes.
  • She plays Candace, Joe's (Penn Badgley) ex-girlfriend. It really did not end well. He thought she was dead. Turns out, not so much. She's alive, and feeling less than forgiving.
  • Laysla De Oliveira is set as a series regular while Kevin Alves will recur on the upcoming drama based on Joe Hill's comic. Oliveria has currently been appearing on FOX's The Gifted. Alves previously recurred on Freeform's Shadowhunters and currently stars in the Amazon drama pilot Panic.
  • Oliveira will play Dodge, a beautiful, unpredictable and sinister demon in human form who torments the Locke family.
  • Alves will play Javi, the colorful life of the party who doesn't take life too seriously. He does his best to try to persuade new friend Tyler Locke (Connor Jessup) to do the same.