Friday, October 18, 2019

Casting News - Mackenzie Davis and Himesh Patel to Star in HBO Max's 'Station Eleven'; Plus 3 More Updates!

Casting News - October 18, 2019

ABC's Grey's Anatomy; HBO Max's Station Eleven; Showtime's Your Honor; and USA's Dirty John.

  • Mackenzie Davis and Himesh Patel will play the lead roles on the upcoming limited series created by Patrick Somerville. Davis starred for four seasons in AMC's Halt and Catch Fire and stars in the upcoming film Terminator: Dark Fate. Patel starred in the film Yesterday and next appears in HBO's upcoming comedy Avenue 5.
  • Davis will play Kirsten, a survivor of the Georgia Flu pandemic and performer in a post-apocalyptic Shakespeare troupe.
  • Patel will play Jeevan, an unemployed lost soul who must become a leader when the Georgia Flu strikes.
  • Richard Flood has been cast in a recurring role on the drama's sixteenth season. He previously recurred for two seasons on Showtime's Shameless. He also starred for two seasons in the international drama Crossing Lines.
  • He will play Dr. Cormac Hayes, the new head of Pediatric Surgery at Grey Sloan Hospital.
  • Missi Pyle and Holley Fain have booked recurring roles on the upcoming second installment of the anthology series starring Amanda Peet and Christian Slater. Pyle currently stars in YouTube Premium's Impulse, which released its second season this past Wednesday. Fain has recurred on ABC's Grey's Anatomy, E!'s The Arrangement and Amazon's Undone.
  • Pyle will play Karen Kintner, a charismatic and funny wife and mother. She is an integral part of Betty's (Peet) friend circle, whose own past marriage woes give Betty hope.
  • Fain will play Evelyn Crowley, a kind and supportive friend of Betty's who is married to a law colleague of Dan's (Slater) - and as a result is caught between Betty and Dan when they divorce.
  • Tony Curran, Keith Machekanyanga, Lamar Johnson and Benjamin Flores Jr. have landed recurring roles on the upcoming limited series starring Bryan Cranston. Curran has recurred on CBS' SEAL Team and Showtime's Ray Donovan. Machekanyanga's guest credits include NBC's Timeless and Netflix's Dear White People. Johnson's film credits include The Hate U Give and HBO's Native Son. Flores Jr. starred for three seasons in Nickelodeon's Game Shakers.
  • Curran will play Frankie, a trusted associate of crime boss Jimmy Baxter (Michael Stuhlbarg).
  • Machekanyanga will play Little Mo, a gang leader who enlists the help of one of his crew in a crime.
  • Johnson will play Kofi Jones, a member of Little Mo's gang.
  • Flores Jr. will play Eugene, Kofi's younger brother who follows in his footsteps.