Friday, January 31, 2020

Casting News - Owen Wilson Joins Disney+'s 'Loki'; Linda Hamilton to Recur on Syfy's 'Resident Alien'; Plus 3 More Updates!

Casting News - January 31, 2020

AppleTV+'s Severance; CBS' Blood & Treasure & SEAL Team; Disney+'s Loki; and Syfy's Resident Alien.

  • Jen Tullock and Zach Cherry have been cast as series regulars on the upcoming drama starring Adam Scott and Patricia Arquette. Tullock's guest credits include ABC's Bless This Mess, Showtime's SMILF and HBO's Curb Your Enthusiasm. Cherry has recurred on HBO's Crashing, Netflix's Living With Yourself and FOX's The Resident.
  • Tullock will play Devon, Mark's (Scott) sister.
  • Cherry will play Dylan, one of Mark's employees.
  • Paget Brewster has booked a recurring role on the drama's upcoming second season. She currently stars in CBS' Criminal Minds, which is airing its fifteenth and final season. She has also been recurring on CBS' Mom and Netflix's BoJack Horseman.
  • She will play Sister Lisa, a resourceful nun in Rome with a sly sense of humor. She is good friends with Father Chuck Donnelly (Mark Gagliardi). While he is on the trail of a mystery, he quickly comes to rely on Sister Lisa for information, as he knows that the nuns are the eyes and ears of the Church.
  • Linda Hamilton, Mandell Maughan and Alex Barima have landed recurring roles on the upcoming drama starring Alan Tudyk. Hamilton stars as Sarah Connor in the Terminator film franchise. Maughan starred in CBS' one-season comedy Me, Myself and I. Barima has recurred on FOX's The Exorcist and The CW's Riverdale.
  • Hamilton will play General McCallister, a high-ranking general who seemingly plays by the rules and runs a tight ship but secretly oversees a covert operation looking for aliens.
  • Maughan will play Lisa Casper. Even though she looks soft and innocent, she's a high-strung badass. General McCallister dispatches her to find the mysterious alien.
  • Barima will play David Logan, who was recently dismissed from the military. General McCallister also enlists him to search for the mysterious alien.
  • Owen Wilson has joined the cast of the upcoming Marvel drama starring Tom Hiddleston. He received an Academy Award nomination for co-writing the screenplay of the 2001 film The Royal Tenenbaums. He has also starred in the Zoolander, Cars and Night at the Museum film franchises.
  • No details were immediately released about the prominent character he will be playing.
  • Rachel Boston and Tim Chiou are set for recurring roles on the drama's third season. Boston previously starred for two seasons in Lifetime's Witches of East End. Chiou has previously recurred on HBO's Silicon Valley and The CW's iZombie.
  • Boston will play Hannah, Sonny's (AJ Buckley) childhood best friend. Confident and quick-witted, she inspires Sonny to face his past and right old wrongs.
  • Chiou will play Michael "Dirty Mike" Chen, a seasoned, hard-charging SEAL Team operator who loves the life of a warfighter. Independent and resistant to society's norms, he is a bit of a wildcard who pushes Bravo Team's buttons.