Thursday, February 20, 2020

Casting News - Bebe Neuwirth Lands Recurring Role on 'The Flight Attendant'; Rainn Wilson to Co-Star on 'The Power'

Casting News - February 20, 2020

Amazon's The Power and HBO Max's The Flight Attendant.

  • Bebe Neuwirth has booked a recurring role on the upcoming drama starring Kaley Cuoco. She is a two-time Emmy Award winner for NBC's Cheers as well as a two-time Tony Award winner for the musicals Sweet Charity and Chicago. She recently starred for four seasons in CBS' Madam Secretary.
  • She will play Diana Carlisle, a senior partner at the law firm where Annie (Zosia Mamet) works. Graceful and hard like polished marble, she's a real mentor to Annie.
  • Rainn Wilson has been cast as a series regular on the upcoming drama starring Leslie Mann, Auli'i Cravalho and John Leguizamo. He previously starred for nine seasons in NBC's The Office, earning three Emmy nominations for his performance. He has recently recurred on CBS' Mom and CBS All Access' Star Trek: Discovery. He next stars in Amazon's upcoming drama Utopia.
  • He will play Daniel Dandon, the self-righteous and self-important Governor of Washington and constant thorn in Margot's (Mann) side. When the Day of the Girls arrives, his position begins to look decidedly precarious.