Monday, May 20, 2019

Casting News - Joshua Jackson Set as Male Lead in Hulu's 'Little Fires Everywhere'; Plus 1 More Update!

Casting News - May 20, 2019

Hulu's Little Fires Everywhere and Showtime's Penny Dreadful: City of Angels.

  • Joshua Jackson has been cast as a series regular on the upcoming limited series starring Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington. He has previously starred for six seasons in The WB's Dawson's Creek, five seasons in FOX's Fringe and four seasons in Showtime's The Affair. He next appears in Netflix's upcoming limited series When They See Us from Ava DuVernay.
  • He will play Bill Richardson, a Shaker Heights attorney who hails from modest means. He is the perfectly-suited counterweight to his energetic and strong-willed wife, Elena (Witherspoon). But when Bill agrees to represent their friends in a fiery custody battle, the couple begin to fight about more than just their challenging youngest daughter, Izzy (Megan Stott).
  • Amy Madigan, Brent Spiner and Lin Shaye have landed recurring roles on the upcoming drama starring Natalie Dormer and Nathan Lane. Madigan received an Academy Award nomination for the 1985 film Twice in a Lifetime. Spiner starred for seven seasons in Star Trek: The Next Generation, which aired in syndication. Shaye has recently starred in the Insidious film franchise.
  • Madigan will play Miss Adelaide Finnister, the mother of the charismatic radio evangelist Sister Molly (Kerry Bishé). She shrewdly manages the church's finances and oversees the growing religious empire.
  • Spiner will play Captain Ned Vanderhoff, the Precinct Captain at the Hollenbeck police station in Boyle Heights. He is the boss of Tiago Vega (Daniel Zovatto) and Lewis Michener (Lane). A veteran officer under a lot of pressure, he struggles to keep a lid on the volatile and changing city.
  • Shaye will play Dottie Minter, a friend and ally of Lewis Michener. Cunning, wry and clever, she is an invaluable operative in the battle against Third Reich espionage in Los Angeles.