Thursday, August 8, 2019

Casting News - Simona Brown, Tom Bateman and Eve Hewson to Star in Netflix's 'Behind Her Eyes'; Plus 1 More Update!

Casting News - August 8, 2019

Netflix's Away and Behind Her Eyes.

  • Simona Brown, Tom Bateman, Eve Hewson and Robert Aramayo will star in the upcoming drama developed by Steve Lightfoot. Brown appeared in the AMC limited series The Night Manager and The Little Drummer Girl. Bateman starred in the Amazon limited series Vanity Fair. Hewson starred for two seasons in Cinemax's The Knick. Aramayo had a recurring role on HBO's Game of Thrones.
  • The drama tells the story of Louise (Brown), a single mother and secretary who is stuck in a modern-day rut. On a night out, she meets and kisses David (Bateman) in a bar, a successful young man, who turns out to be her new boss. To complicate matters, she meets Adele (Hewson), a new friend in town, who turns out to be married to David. As she becomes obsessed with the couple and entangled in the web of their marriage, they each reach out to her. But only when she gets to know them both does she begin to see the cracks: Is David really the man she thought she knew and is Adele as vulnerable as she appears? Just what terrible secrets are they both hiding and how far will they go to keep them?
  • Talitha Bateman, Ato Essandoh, Mark Ivanir, Ray Panthaki and Vivian Wu have joined the cast of the upcoming drama starring Hilary Swank and Josh Charles. Bateman's film credits include Love, Simon and Annabelle: Creation. Essandoh starred in CBS' one-season drama The Code and also recurs on NBC's Chicago Med. Ivanir has recurred on Showtime's Homeland and HBO's Barry. Panthaki starred for two seasons in ITV's Marcella. Wu starred in the Chinese drama Ruyi's Royal Love in the Palace.
  • Bateman will play Alexis Logan, Emma (Swank) and Matt's (Charles) teenage daughter who must now come of age with her father facing life-changing health challenges and her mother in space.
  • Essandoh will play Kwesi, a British-Ghanaian botanist and the mission's only rookie astronaut.
  • Ivanir will play Misha, a veteran Russian cosmonaut and the ship's engineer.
  • Panthaki will play Ram, an Indian astronaut and the crew's medic, co-pilot and second-in-command.
  • Wu will play Yu, a Chinese taikonaut and the crew's geologist and chemist.