Friday, September 6, 2019

Casting News - Ashley Zukerman Boards 'A Teacher'; Byron Mann to Recur on 'Little Fires Everywhere'; Plus 1 More Update!

Casting News - September 6, 2019

FX's A Teacher; Hulu's Little Fires Everywhere; and Spectrum's Manhunt: Lone Wolf.

  • Byron Mann has been cast in a recurring role on the upcoming limited series starring Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington. He currently stars in Netflix's Wu Assassin, which debuted last month. He previously recurred on AMC's Hell on Wheels, The CW's Arrow and Syfy's The Expanse.
  • He will play Ed Lan, a Shaker Heights lawyer with a fierce pride in his own Chinese heritage who readily takes on the custody battle between Bebe Chow (Huang Lu) and the wealthy, white McCullough family in what soon becomes the biggest trial in the city's history.
  • Brad William Henke has joined the cast of the anthology series' upcoming second season starring Jack Huston, Cameron Britton and Carla Gugino. He previously recurred on FX's Justified, Amazon's Sneaky Pete and Netflix's Orange Is the New Black.
  • He will play Big John Gray, a man of few words with immense silent power who is the head of an anti-government militia.
  • Ashley Zukerman, Marielle Scott, Shane Harper and Adam David Thompson are set as series regulars on the upcoming limited series starring Kate Mara and Nick Robinson. Moreover, Rya Kihlstedt, Camila Perez, Cameron Mouléne and Ciara Bravo have been cast in recurring roles.
  • Zukerman (Manhattan, Succession) will play Matt, Claire's (Mara) supportive and loving husband with a boyish charm and a creative side that he's been repressing for years.
  • Scott (Lady Bird, You) will play Kathryn, a French teacher at Westerbrook and Claire's newest friend.
  • Harper (Awkward, Happyland) will play Logan, Cody's older brother.
  • Thompson (Mozart in the Jungle, Godless) will play Nate, ex-military and a current police officer. He is Claire's older brother, a nice guy pretending to be tough because the job requires it.
  • Kihlstedt (One Mississippi, Charmed) will play Sandy, Eric's (Robinson) hard-working, working-class mother who's been on her own his entire life.
  • Perez (Gotham, Star) will play Alison, Eric's socially conscious and well-meaning ex-girlfriend.
  • Mouléne (Happyland, Foursome) will play Cody, a frat boy.
  • Bravo (Red Band Society, Wayne) will play Mary.