Monday, March 4, 2019

Casting News - Devon Terrell, Gustaf Skarsgård and Peter Mullan Board Netflix's 'Cursed'; Plus 4 More Updates!

Casting News - March 4, 2019

CBS All Access' Untitled Star Trek Drama & Why Women Kill; Netflix's Cursed & You; and Showtime's City on a Hill.

  • Devon Terrell, Gustaf Skarsgård, Peter Mullan, Lily Newmark, Shalom Brune-Franklin, Daniel Sharman, Sebastian Armesto, Emily Coates, Catherine Walker and Billy Jenkins have been cast on the upcoming drama starring Katherine Langford. No details were immediately released about the characters they will be playing.
  • Terrell is best known for playing former President Barack Obama in the 2016 film Barry.
  • Skarsgård has starred for all five seasons in History's Vikings as well as the second season of HBO's Westworld.
  • Mullan received an Emmy nomination for his supporting role in SundanceTV's Top of the Lake. He also starred for two seasons in Netflix's Ozark.
  • Newmark had a recurring role on NBC's Emerald City and appeared in the 2018 film Solo: A Star Wars Story.
  • Brune-Franklin starred in the third season of BBC One's Our Girl and in the National Geographic limited series The State.
  • Sharman starred in the third season of AMC's Fear the Walking Dead and the second season of Netflix's Medici: Masters of Florence.
  • Armesto has previously recurred on BBC America's Broadchurch, AMC's The Terror and Hulu's Harlots.
  • Coates is a relative newcomer who guest stars in Pop's Flack.
  • Walker starred for two seasons in Ovation's Versailles
  • Jenkins has previously recurred on AMC's Humans and Netflix's The Crown.
  • Sam Jaeger has joined the cast of the upcoming dramedy starring Lucy Liu and Ginnifer Goodwin. He previously starred for six seasons in NBC's Parenthood and the first season of CBS All Access' Tell Me a Story. He also recurred on NBC's Law & Order: True Crime - The Menendez Murders.
  • He will play Rob. Seen in 1963, he is Beth Ann's (Goodwin) confident and ambitious husband, an ex-jock who was born into a blue collar family, but who has worked his ass off to end up in a white collar world. The quintessential early 1960s catered-to-husband, he enjoys his position as benevolent provider, provided Beth Ann remains the subservient homemaker.
  • Marielle Scott has booked a recurring role on the drama's upcoming second season - its first produced exclusively for the streaming service. She previously appeared in the 2017 film Lady Bird.
  • She will play Lucy, an edgy-chic literary agent with a deadpan wit and a sense of humor about her own LA-ness. Her career-driven nature is balanced by her earthy partner Sunrise and their toddler.
  • Georgina Reilly has landed a recurring role on the upcoming drama starring Kevin Bacon and Aldis Hodge. She previously starred for four seasons in CBC's Murdoch Mysteries and one season in The CW's The L.A. Complex.
  • She will play Corie Struthers, the estranged mother of Jimmy Ryan's (Mark O'Brien) children.
  • Santiago Cabrera and Michelle Hurd will co-star on the upcoming drama starring Patrick Stewart reprising his role as Jean-Luc Picard. Cabrera previously starred for one season in NBC's Heroes, three seasons in BBC America's The Musketeers and two seasons in CBS' Salvation. He has also recurred on HBO's Big Little Lies. Hurd previously starred for two seasons in NBC's Law & Order: SVU, four seasons in A&E's The Glades, one season in Starz's Ash vs. Evil Dead and one season in NBC's Blindspot.
  • No details were immediately released about the characters they will be playing.