Monday, November 18, 2019

Casting News - Riley Keough to Play Title Role in Amazon's 'Daisy Jones & the Six'; Plus 2 More Updates!

Casting News - November 18, 2019

Amazon's Daisy Jones & the Six; The CW's Roswell, New Mexico; and Freeform's The Bold Type.

  • Riley Keough will play the lead role on the upcoming limited series based on the novel of the same name. She previously starred in the first season of Starz's The Girlfriend Experience and in the HBO film Paterno.
  • She will play Daisy Jones, a spirited and enigmatic singer/songwriter. Born into privilege but ignored by her selfish parents, she comes of age and rises to rock superstardom against the backdrop of the L.A. music scene in the 1970s.
  • Moreover, Niki Caro has signed on to direct the premiere and several additional episodes of the season. She recently helmed Disney's upcoming live-action feature film Mulan.
  • Jamie Clayton has been cast in a recurring role on the drama's upcoming second season. She previously starred for two seasons in Netflix's Sense8. She has also recurred on Netflix's Designated Survivor.
  • She will play Agent Grace Powell, who arrives in Roswell to investigate a string of disappearances. When someone she loves goes missing, she discovers that the town is home to more buried secrets than she bargained for.
  • Chord Overstreet will appear in an upcoming episode of the drama's fourth season. He previously starred for five seasons in FOX's Glee.
  • He will play Evan, Jane's (Katie Stevens) older brother who is similarly type A. As a little sister, Jane has always looked up to her brother and is excited to welcome him to New York. But most importantly, she's excited to introduce her brother to the other important man in her life - Ryan (Dan Jeannotte).