Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Casting News - Richard E. Grant and Sally Field Board AMC's 'Dispatches From Elsewhere'; Plus 2 More Updates!

Casting News - April 9, 2019

AMC's Dispatches From Elsewhere; Disney+'s Monsters at Work; and Netflix's The Crown.

  • Richard E. Grant, Sally Field and Eve Lindley have been cast in lead roles on the upcoming anthology created by and starring Jason Segel. Grant received an Academy Award nomination for the 2018 film Can You Ever Forgive Me? Field is a two-time Academy Award winner for Norma Rae and Places in the Heart as well as a three-time Emmy winner for NBC's Sybil, NBC's ER and ABC's Brothers & Sisters. Lindley has previously recurred on USA's Mr. Robot and WGN America's Outsiders.
  • Grant will play the charismatic leader of a secret organization.
  • Field will play a housewife who recently lost her husband of many years.
  • Lindley will play a transgender woman who dropped out of grad school and now works as a docent at an art museum.
  • John Goodman, Billy Crystal, John Ratzenberger, Jennifer Tilly, Bob Peterson, Ben Feldman, Kelly Marie Tran, Henry Winkler, Lucas Neff, Alanna Ubach, Stephen Stanton and Aisha Tyler will lead the voice cast of the upcoming animated spinoff series of the film Monsters, Inc.
  • Goodman, Crystal, Ratzenberger, Tilly and Peterson will all reprise their film roles as Sulley, Mike Wazowski, Yeti, Celia and Roz, respectively.
  • Feldman (Superstore) will play Tylor Tuskmon, an eager and talented mechanic on the Monsters, Inc. Facilities Team who dreams of working on the Laugh Floor alongside Mike and Sulley.
  • Tran (Star Wars: The Last Jedi) will play Val Little, Tylor's lifelong friend and confidante.
  • Winkler (Barry) will play Fritz, the scatterbrained boss.
  • Neff (Raising Hope) will play Duncan, an opportunistic plumber.
  • Ubach (Coco) will play Cutter, the officious ruler follower.
  • Staton (Star Wars Resistance) will play Smitty and Needleman, the bumbling custodial team.
  • Tyler (Archer) will play Millie Tuskmon, Tylor's mother.
  • Emma Corrin has been tapped to play Diana Spencer, the future princess of Wale, on the drama's upcoming fourth season. She is a relative newcomer who stars in the upcoming film Misbehavior as well as Epix's upcoming drama Pennyworth.
  • The character is now expected to make her debut during the drama's fourth season instead of the third which was originally planned. The third season debuts later in 2019, with no set date as to when the fourth season will air.