Friday, August 2, 2019

Casting News - Natascha McElhone, Bokeem Woodbine and Shabana Azmi Board Showtime's 'Halo'; Plus 1 More Update!

Casting News - August 2, 2019

Showtime's Halo and Your Honor.

  • Michael Stuhlbarg and Sofia Black-D'Elia will co-star on the upcoming limited series starring Bryan Cranston. Stuhlbarg previously starred for four seasons in HBO's Boardwalk Empire, one season in FX's Fargo and in the Hulu limited series The Looming Tower. His film credits include Call Me By Your Name, The Shape of Water and The Post. Black-D'Elia starred for two seasons in FOX's The Mick and in the HBO limited series The Night Of.
  • Stuhlbarg will play Tommy, the much-feared head of a crime family.
  • Black-D'Elia will play Frannie, Adam's (Hunter Doohan) girlfriend.
  • Natascha McElhone, Bokeem Woodbine, Shabana Azmi, Bentley Kalu, Natasha Culzac and Kate Kennedy have joined the cast of the upcoming drama starring Pablo Schreiber. McElhone starred for seven seasons in Showtime's Californication, two seasons in ABC's Designated Survivor and one season in Hulu's The First. Woodbine received an Emmy nomination for the second season of FX's Fargo. Azmi has won the National Film Award for her lead performances in the films Ankur, Arth, Khandhar, Paar and Godmother. Kalu's film credits include Stan & Ollie and American Assassin. Culzac appears in FX's upcoming limited series A Christmas Carol and Netflix's upcoming drama Cursed. Kennedy is a relative newcomer known for video game voiceover work.
  • McElhone will play two roles: Dr. Catherine Halsey, the brilliant, conflicted curator of the Supersoldiers, and Cortana, the most advanced AI in human history who may be the key to the survival of the human race.
  • Woodbine will play Soren-066, a morally complex privateer at the fringes of civilization. His fate will bring him into conflict with his former military masters and his old friend, the Master Chief (Schreiber).
  • Azmi will play Admiral Margaret Parangosky, the head of the Office of Naval Intelligence.
  • Kalu will play Spartan Vannak-134, a cybernetically enhanced soldier and de facto deputy to Master Chief.
  • Culzac will play Spartan Riz-028, a focused, professional and cybernetically augmented killing machine.
  • Kennedy will play Spartan Kai-125, who is courageous and curious but also deadly.