Friday, July 31, 2020

Casting News - Michael Shannon Joins Hulu's 'Nine Perfect Strangers'; Parvesh Cheena to Star in NBC's 'Connecting'

Casting News - July 31, 2020

Hulu's Nine Perfect Strangers and NBC's Connecting.

  • Michael Shannon has joined the cast of the upcoming limited series starring Nicole Kidman and Melissa McCarthy. He received Academy Award nominations for Revolutionary Road and Nocturnal Animals. He received a Tony Award nomination for Long Day's Journey into Night. He also starred for five seasons in HBO's Boardwalk Empire as well as the limited series Waco at Paramount and The Little Drummer Girl at AMC.
  • He will play Napoleon, one of the nine "perfect" strangers.
  • Parvesh Cheena will play one of the lead roles on the upcoming remotely-shot comedy created by Martin Gero and Brendan Gall. He has previously recurred on The CW's Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, CBS' All Rise, ABC's The Goldbergs and TBS' The Guest Book.
  • He will play Pardeep, who loves his kids but isn't used to being around them this much.