Monday, October 21, 2019

Casting News - Rosie Perez to Co-Star on 'The Flight Attendant'; Meagan Good Joins 'Prodigal Son'; Plus 4 More Updates!

Casting News - October 21, 2019

Amazon's Lord of the Rings & Panic; The CW's Riverdale; FOX's Prodigal Son; HBO Max's The Flight Attendant and TNT's Snowpiercer.

  • Rosie Perez will co-star on the upcoming drama starring Kaley Cuoco and Michiel Huisman. She received an Academy Award nomination for the 1993 film Fearless. She was also nominated for three Emmy Awards for choreography on FOX's In Living Color. She recently starred in NBC's one-season drama Rise.
  • She will play Megan, Cassie's (Cuoco) friend and perfectionist flight team lead, who is bad at keeping other people's secrets but great at keeping her own.
  • Chelsea Harris has been cast in a recurring role on the drama's upcoming second season. She has previously recurred on ABC's Station 19, CBS' Stalker and ABC's Designated Survivor.
  • She willa play Sykes, a covert operative and the right-hand advisor to an important new leader. She is reserved and coolly efficient. She is well-versed in the dark arts of intelligence and, while she seems loyal, one begins to wonder whether she can be trusted at all.
  • Enrique Murciano, Camron Jones and Jessica Sula have joined the upcoming drama as series regulars. They replace Will Chase, Kevin Alves and Ashlei Sharpe Chestnut, respecitvely, who all starred in the original pilot but will not be continuing with the series. Moreover, Bonnie Bedelia, Moira Kelly, Nancy McKeon and Rachel Bay Jones will recur in the first season.
  • Murciano (Bloodline) will play Sheriff Kean, a man who wears the mantle of his office heavily. He is haunted by loss, alienated from his grieving wife, and single-mindedly focused on the one thing he can control: putting a stop to the game.
  • Jones (Elephant Department) will play Bishop, a good kid - anyone in Carp would tell you that. Affable, funny and sweet, he is an all-around athlete and solid A student. He fulfills the expectations of both the community and his father, the Chief Justice of the County Court. But a lifetime of inherited pressure has begun to take its toll.
  • Sula (Split) will play Natalie. Her aspirations include a move to California and the fulfillment of her dead mother's dream to become an actress. The loftiness of her ambitions and her disregard for practicalities belie the discipline and perceptiveness born of growing up a Deputy Sheriff's daughter.
  • Bedelia (Parenthood) will play Anne, Heather's (Olivia Welch) guardian angel. She gives Heather a job on her farm and becomes the adult to prove to Heather she is worth loving. A widow and full of quirk, she takes Heather and Lily in when they need it most.
  • Kelly (One Tree Hill) will play Laura Kean, Sheriff Kean's wife. Mired in grief after the death of her son, she is locked in the past and keeping secrets of her own.
  • McKeon (The Facts of Life) will play Jessica Mason, Dodge's (Mike Faist) single mother. Beautiful, fierce and a fighter, she cares about her two children more than anything and has uprooted the family's life to pursue justice for her daughter, a victim of a hit-and-run that placed her in a wheelchair for life. She is having an affair with Sheriff Kean.
  • Jones (Dear Evan Hansen) will play Sherri Nill. A single mother at seventeen, she has been roughed around by life and seeks refuge in the wrong places - notably booze, drugs and bad men. She does love her children but just doesn't know how to take care of them. Her temper, hardness and volatility disguise her vulnerability and belief in her unworthiness.
  • Meagan Good has booked a recurring role on the drama's first season. She previously starred in the Think Like a Man film franchise. She has also recurred on CBS' Code Black, Showtime's White Famous and FOX's Star.
  • She will play Colette Swanson, an FBI agent and criminal profiler who worked alongside Malcolm Bright (Tom Payne) during his time at the Bureau where they developed a mutual distrust of each other. She now leads a prominent task force that takes over a case from Bright and his NYPD team.
  • Ryan Robbins has landed a recurring role on the drama's fourth season. He previously starred for two seasons in WGN America's Pure and in the first season of Facebook Watch's Sacred Lies.
  • He will play Frank Andrews, the brother of Fred Andrews (the late Luke Perry), a blue-collar former high school football star. Tough, brash and charming, his temper and vices constantly get him into trouble. He's lived in the shadow of Fred since he was born. As a result, Frank joined the Army in search of his own identity. After three tours of duty, he is haunted and in need of a home.
  • Joseph Mawle is set for a lead role on the upcoming drama starring Will Poulter and Markella Kavenagh. He previous recurred on HBO's Game of Thrones and starred in the BBC/Starz limited series MotherFatherSon.
  • He is believed to be playing Oren, the main villain.