Friday, December 13, 2019

Casting News - Desmond Chiam and Miki Ishikawa to Co-Star on Disney+'s 'The Falcon and the Winter Soldier'; Plus 4 More Updates!

Casting News - December 13, 2019

Disney+'s The Falcon and the Winter Soldier; NBC's Chicago Fire; Showtime's Billions & Your Honor; and TNT's Snowpiercer

  • Roma Maffia and Daniel Breaker have been cast in recurring roles on the drama's upcoming fifth season. Maffia starred for five seasons in FX's Nip/Tuck. She has also recurred on OWN's Queen Sugar and Freeform's Pretty Little Liars. He received a Tony Award nomination for the musical Passing Strange. He is currently starring on Broadway in Hamilton.
  • Maffia will play Mary Ann Gramm, the smart and tough Manhattan District Attorney.
  • Breaker will play Scotter Dunbar, the brilliant and locked down Chief of Staff for business titan Michael Prince (Corey Stoll).
  • Desmond Chiam and Miki Ishikawa will co-star on the upcoming Marvel drama starring Anthony Mackie and Sebastian Stan. Chiam starred in the first season of ABC's Reef Break, which has not been formally renewed or cancelled. Ishikawa starred in the second season of AMC's The Terror: Infamy.
  • No details were immediately released about the characters they will be playing.
  • Alberto Rosende has been promoted to series regular on the drama's eighth season. He joined the cast as recurring during the second episode of the season. He previously starred for three seasons in Freeform's Shadowhunters.
  • He plays Blake Gallo, a reckless new candidate at Firehouse 51 who has impressed and frustrated his new colleagues.
  • Margo Martindale has booked a recurring role on the upcoming limited series starring Bryan Cranston. She is a three-time Emmy Award winner for FX's Justified and FX's The Americans. She also starred for three seasons in Amazon's Sneaky Pete. Furthermore, she has recurred on CBS' The Good Wife and Netflix's BoJack Horseman. She next stars in Hulu's upcoming limited series Mrs. America and FX's upcoming limited series Impeachment: American Crime Story.
  • She will play Senator Elizabeth Guthrie, the mother of Michael Desiato's (Cranston) deceased wife.
  • Sakina Jaffrey and Damian Young have landed recurring roles on the upcoming drama's second season. Both actors previously starred in Netflix's House of Cards though didn't overlap - Jaffrey for two seasons and Young for one. Jaffrey also starred for two seasons in NBC's Timeless. Young has recurred on Netflix's Ozark.
  • They will play Mr. and Mrs. Headwood, two scientists operating in seclusion. The idiosyncratic couple care about only two things: their research and each other. They are devoted to pushing the bounds of scientific progress at the expense of humanity and ethics.