Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Casting News - Amanda Brugel to Recur on 'Dare Me'; Emily Swallow Joins 'SEAL Team' as Recurring; Plus 1 More Update!

Casting News - August 7, 2019

CBS' SEAL Team; CBS All Access' Why Women Kill; and USA's Dare Me.

  • Adrian Walters and Amanda Brugel have been cast in recurring roles on the upcoming drama starring Willa Fitzgerald. Walters recently recurred on The CW's In the Dark. Brugel currently stars in Hulu's The Handmaid's Tale, which has already been renewed for a fourth season.
  • Walters will play Tibbs, who has been a Marine for a few years now, but still has a baby face and a boyish demeanor. He has an eye for the cheerleaders and likes to dip his toe into trouble, but his loyalties remain with his superior and mentor, Sarge Will (Zach Roerig).
  • Brugel will play Faith Hanlon, Addy's (Herizen Guardiola) grounded and very loving single mother.
  • Li Jun Li has booked a recurring role on the upcoming dramedy starring Lucy Liu, Ginnifer Goodwin and Kirby Howell-Baptiste. She previously starred for one season in FOX's The Exorcist. She next stars in the Netflix drama Wu Assassins, which debuts tomorrow.
  • She will play Amy, Simone's (Liu) privileged daughter who lives life full throttle. She is shattered by her fiancĂ©'s past indiscretion. Will she come to her senses of will a cigarette, a bottle of wine and the cute younger guy down the street change things?
  • Emily Swallow has landed a recurring role on the drama's upcoming third season. She previously starred for one season in CBS' The Mentalist. She next appears in Disney+'s upcoming Star Wars drama The Mandalorian.
  • She will play Dr. Natalie Pierce, a Research Physiologist working for the NHRC Department of Warfighter Performance who's assigned to DEVGRU (and Bravo Team) to increase the SEALs' operational longevity, a job she's undeniably brilliant at. Brimming with raw intelligence and capability, she's unintimidated by the "alpha male" environment her role places her in, and totally devoted to her mission of keeping these men on the battlefield.