Friday, August 23, 2019

Casting News - Ming-Na Wen Joins Disney+'s 'The Mandalorian'; CBS' 'Tommy' Adds Vladimir Caamaño; Plus 2 More Updates!

Casting News - August 23, 2019

CBS' Tommy; and Disney+'s The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, The Mandalorian & WandaVision.

  • Vladimir Caamaño has been cast as a series regular on the upcoming drama starring Edie Falco. He co-wrote and starred in the NBC comedy pilot A Bronx Life in 2016. He has also had recurring roles on Hulu's Runaways and NBC's Superstore.
  • He will play an ebullient Dominican transplant from Tommy's (Falco) home city of New York. He becomes part of her security detail but also her off-the-shelf investigator as she solves crimes in pursuit of the truth.
  • Ming-Na Wen has joined the cast of the upcoming drama starring Pedro Pascal. She currently stars in ABC's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., which returns for its seventh and final season next year. She previously starred for six seasons in NBC's ER. She also voiced the lead character in the Disney film Mulan.
  • No details were immediately released about the character she will be playing.
  • Wyatt Russell will co-star on the upcoming Marvel drama starring Anthony Mackie and Sebastian Stan. He currently stars in AMC's Lodge 49, which is airing its second season right now. He also appears in Showtime's upcoming limited series The Good Lord Bird.
  • He will play U.S. Agent John Walker.
  • Kat Dennings, Randall Park and Kathryn Hahn are set for the upcoming Marvel drama starring Paul Bettany and Elizabeth Olsen. Dennings stars in Hulu's upcoming comedy Dollface. Park currently stars in ABC's Fresh Off the Boat, which returns for its sixth season next month. Hahn stars in HBO's upcoming limited series Mrs. Fletcher.
  • Dennings will reprise her role as Darcy Lewis, which she previously played in 2011's Thor and 2013's Thor: The Dark World.
  • Park will reprise his role as Jimmy Woo, which he previously played in 2018's Ant-Man and the Wasp.
  • Hahn will play a new character who is only described as the "nosy neighbor."