Friday, October 11, 2019

Casting News - Eion Bailey, Katherine McNamara and Hamish Linklater Join 'The Stand'; Plus 2 More Updates!

Casting News - October 11, 2019

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  • Andy Allo has been cast in a recurring role on the drama's eighth season. She has previously recurred on The CW's Black Lightning and BET's The Game. She also stars in Amazon's upcoming comedy Upload.
  • She will play Lt. Wendy Seager, a young and ambitious Office of Fire Investigation officer who crosses paths with Severide (Taylor Kinney).
  • Dulé Hill and June Diane Raphael have booked recurring roles on the comedy's upcoming second season. Hill starred for seven seasons in NBC's The West Wing, eight seasons in USA's Psych (as well as its two follow-up movies) and two seasons in USA's Suits. Raphael currently stars in Netflix's Grace and Frankie, which has been renewed for its sixth and seventh seasons.
  • Hill will play Marcus Wainwright III, the President of the African American Scholarship Fund.
  • Raphael will play Corky Harris, the wife of ultra-conservative Congressman Harris (Tuc Watkins). 
  • Eion Bailey, Katherine McNamara and Hamish Linklater have joined the cast of the upcoming limited series starring James Marsden, Amber Heard, Alexander Skarsgård and Whoopi Goldberg. Bailey has recurred on ABC's Once Upon a Time, Showtime's Ray Donovan and The CW's All American. McNamara starred for three seasons in Freeform's Shadowhunters as well as the current final season of The CW's Arrow. Linklater starred for five seasons in CBS' The New Adventures of Old Christine and two seasons in FX's Legion.
  • Bailey will play Teddy Weizak, a superflu survivor and member of the body crew, alongside Harold (Owen Teague) in Boulder, Colorado.
  • McNamara will play Julie Lawry, a small-town girl with a wild side who is one of Lloyd's (Nat Wolff) conquests in Las Vegas.
  • Linklater will play Dr. Ellis, a military colonel and infectious disease specialist who dreams of being the hero who stops the superflu.