Friday, May 3, 2019

Casting News - Edward Holcroft to Star in Netflix's 'The English Game'; Jessica Rothe Books Recurring Role on Amazon's 'Utopia'

Casting News - May 3, 2019

Amazon's Utopia and Netflix's The English Game.

  • Edward Holcroft, Kevin Guthrie, Charlotte Hope, Craig Parkinson, James Harkness, Niamh Walsh, Gerard Kearns, Joncie Elmore, Sam Keeley, Daniel Ings, Kate Dickie, Henry Lloyd Hughes, Kate Phillips, Ben Batt, Sylvestra Le Touzel, Harry Michell and Anthony Andrews will star in the upcoming drama created by Julian Fellowes.
  • No details were immediately released about the characters they will be playing. However, production has officially started today on the six-episode drama, which will debut in 2020.
  • Jessica Rothe has been cast in a recurring role on the upcoming drama starring John Cusack, Sasha Lane and Rainn Wilson. She is best known for starring in the Happy Death Day film franchise.
  • She will play Samantha. Extremely idealistic, sharp-witted and a natural-born leader, she earnestly believes in changing the world through action and scoffs at cheap rhetoric about progress. She could school any comic book nerd about the graphic novel Utopia and is embarking on a mission to uncover its secrets.