Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Casting News - Paul Wesley Returns to 'Tell Me a Story' as Season 2 Star; 'Snowpiercer' Promotes Steven Ogg; Plus 1 More Update!

Casting News - June 12, 2019

CBS All Access' Tell Me a Story; DC Universe's Titans; and TBS' Snowpiercer.

  • Steven Ogg has been promoted to series regular on the drama's upcoming second season. The first season hasn't aired yet but Ogg appears in a major recurring role. He previously starred for two seasons in AMC's The Walking Dead and recurred on Amazon's The Tick.
  • He plays Pike, a volatile Tailie gang leader. As Layton's (Daveed Diggs) rival, he may be more interested in chaos than a real revolution.
  • Natalie Gumede has been cast in a recurring role on the drama's upcoming second season. She previously starred in the 2014 Doctor Who Christmas Special as well as the ITV drama Jekyll & Hyde.
  • She will play Mercy Graves, the ruthless, cunning, right hand and bodyguard to the notorious Lex Luthor - serving her boss with unquestioned loyalty. Her connection to the Luthors runs deep, as Mercy has been a friend of the family and in Lex's life since they were young.
  • Paul Wesley - who starred in the first season - will once again play a lead role in the anthology drama's upcoming second season. However, he will be playing a completely new character. He previously starred for eight seasons in The CW's The Vampire Diaries.
  • The second season will feature the tales of three iconic princess - Beauty and the Beast, Sleeping Beauty and Cinderella.
  • Wesley will play Tucker, a struggling novelist who spends his sleepless nights toiling away in a secluded cabin in the woods and his days trying to prove he's good enough for his beautiful fiancĂ©e. But it's all about to come crashing down as a dark secret threatens to destroy his world.