Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Casting News - Michael Beach and Anne-Marie Johnson Join 'Cherish the Day'; 'Coyote' Adds Five; Plus 1 More Update!

Casting News - December 3, 2019

HBO Max's The Flight Attendant; OWN's Cherish the Day; and Paramount's Coyote.

  • Nolan Gerard Funk will co-star on the upcoming drama starring Kaley Cuoco. He has previously recurred on MTV's Awkward, TNT's Major Crimes, Starz's Counterpart and Amazon's The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.
  • He will play Van, a junior FBI agent who's an overzealous hothead laser focused on Cassie (Cuoco).
  • Michael Beach, Anne-Marie Johnson and Kellee Stewart have been cast in recurring roles on the upcoming anthology drama starring Xosha Roquemore and Alano Miller. Beach stars in AppleTV+'s limited series Truth Be Told, which debuts this Friday. Johnson starred for six seasons in NBC/CBS' In the Heat of the Night. Stewart has recurred on TV Land's The Soul Man and NBC's Midnight, Texas.
  • Beach will play Ben, Gently's (Roquemore) foster father, a former gang member who works as deliveryman for the Los Angeles Times.
  • Johnson will play Dana, Evan's (Miller) mother who disapproves of his relationship with Gently and is not shy about sharing her reservations.
  • Stewart will play Ellene, Evan's well-bred, religious sister.
  • Adriana Paz, Kristyan Ferrer, Octavio Pisano, Cynthia Kaye McWilliams and Julio Cedillo have joined the cast of the upcoming drama starring Michael Chiklis. Paz starred for two seasons in the Spanish drama Vis A Vis. Ferrer starred in the films Sin Nombre and 600 Miles. Pisano starred for three seasons in OWN's If Loving You Is Wrong. McWilliams starred in Netflix's one-season comedy Prince of Peoria. Cedillo has recurred on USA's Queen of the South and Netflix's Narcos: Mexico.
  • Paz will play Silvia, the proprietor of the local taqueria.
  • Ferrer will play Chayo, a member of the cartel who has a very personal ax to grind.
  • Pisano will play Sultan, a member of the cartel and a second generation Mexican American who has fled to Mexico.
  • McWilliams will play Holly Vincent, the smart, savvy and streetwise HSI Agent.
  • Cedillo will play Neto, a seasoned local cop in a small Mexican town.