Monday, July 8, 2019

Casting News - Ryan Destiny Books Recurring Role on 'Grown-ish'; 'S.W.A.T.' Casts Amy Farrington as Series Regular

Casting News - July 8, 2019

CBS' S.W.A.T. and Freeform's Grown-ish.

  • Amy Farrington has been cast as a new series regular on the drama's upcoming third season. She has recently had recurring roles on MTV's Faking It, Netflix's GLOW, Freeform's Beyond and Lifetime's American Princess.
  • She will play Detective Lynch, who is recommended by the Mayor as a tactical consultant to S.W.A.T. She challenges the team's normal strategies in the field. While not a S.W.A.T. officer, she is an experienced detective with impressive contacts all over Los Angeles.
  • Ryan Destiny has booked a recurring role on the comedy's upcoming third season. She previously starred for three seasons in FOX's Star.
  • She will play Jillian, a transfer student from an HBCU who has come to study filmmaking at Cal U. Smart, worldly and cultured, she can talk art and music with Luca (Luka Sabbat), politics and activism with Aaron (Trevor Jackson), and also fights right in with Zoey (Yara Shahidi) and her eclectic crew of girls.