Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Casting News - Noma Dumezweni Lands Role on 'The Undoing'; Catherine Bell Reprises 'JAG' Role on 'NCIS: Los Angeles'

Casting News - April 2, 2019

CBS' NCIS: Los Angeles and HBO's The Undoing.

  • Noma Dumezweni has been cast on the upcoming limited series starring Nicole Kidman and Hugh Grant. She received a Tony Award nomination for her performance in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. She recently starred in the Netflix/BBC Two limited series Black Earth Rising. Her film credits include Mary Poppins Returns, The Kid Who Would Be King and The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind.
  • She will play Haley Gibson.
  • Catherine Bell will join David James Elliott in reprising her JAG role for an upcoming appearance on the drama's tenth season. This marks the first time Bell has reprised the character since the 2005 series finale. Since then, she has starred for seven seasons in Lifetime's Army Wives and currently stars in Hallmark's Good Witch (which returns for its fifth season in May).
  • In the episode, the NCIS team tries to uncover a complicated network of ISIS sympathizers who look to be planning an attack on US aircraft carriers and possibly worse. Hetty (Linda Hunt) has to call in a favor to old friend, Lieutenant Colonel Sarah "Mac" MacKenzie (Bell), to help get access to an elusive Russian diplomat.