Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Casting News - Finesse Mitchell Joins FOX's 'Outmatched'; Hilarie Burton to Recur on NBC's 'Council of Dads'; Plus 2 More Updates!

Casting News - December 4, 2019

Amazon's The Wheel of Time; AppleTV+'s Foundation; FOX's Outmatched; and NBC's Council of Dads.

  • Alvaro Morte, Hammed Animashaun, Alexandre Willaume and Johann Myers have been cast in recurring roles on the upcoming drama starring Rosamund Pike. Morte currently stars in Netflix's Money Heist. Animashaun appeared in the "USS Callister" episode of Netflix's Black Mirror. Willaume has recurred on Netflix's The Last Kingdom and Epix's Deep State. Myers has recurred on Sony Crackle's Snatch and Showtime's Guerrilla.
  • Morte will play Logain. Animashaun will play Loial. Willaume will play Thom Merrilin. Myers will play Padan Fain.
  • Lou Llobell, Leah Harvey, Laura Birn, Terrence Mann and Cassian Bilton will co-star on the upcoming drama starring Jared Harris and Lee Pace. Llobell appears in the upcoming film Voyagers. Harvey appeared in the film Fighting with My Family. Birn starred in Netflix's one-season drama The Innocents. Mann starred for two seasons in Netflix's Sense8. Bilton appears in the short film The Devil's Harmony.
  • Llobell will play Gaal, a mathematical genius from a rural, repressed planet.
  • Harvey will play Salvor, the protective and intuitive warden of a remote outer planet.
  • Birn will play Demerzel, the enigmatic aide to the Emperor of the Galaxy (Pace).
  • Mann will play Brother Dusk, the eldest living member of the ruling family.
  • Bilton will play Brother Dawn, the youngest living member of the ruling family, next in line to be Brother Day.
  • Finesse Mitchell is set as a series regular on the upcoming comedy starring Jason Biggs and Maggie Lawson. The stand-up comedian previously starred for three seasons in NBC's Saturday Night Live. He has also recurred on Disney's A.N.T. Farm.
  • He will play Irwin, Mike's (Biggs) best friend and co-worker in construction. He is Rita's (Tisha Campbell) husband, but it's clear she wears the pants and makes the decisions in the family. He's a former jock. He's a laid back and confident guy's guy. More handsome than he is smart, people are drawn to him. He's one of those hot guys who assumes everyone is getting a free cookie with their coffee, even though they aren't.
  • Hilarie Burton has booked a recurring role on the upcoming drama starring Sarah Wayne Callies and Clive Standen. She previously starred for six seasons in The CW's One Tree Hill. She has also recurred on ABC's Grey's Anatomy and FOX's Lethal Weapon.
  • She will play Margot, a funny, intelligent foodie who is an executive manager at the Gladwell Restaurant Group and who becomes Anthony's (Standen) love interest.