Thursday, August 27, 2020

Casting News - Sam Neill and Shamier Anderson to Star in AppleTV+'s Upcoming Drama 'Invasion'

Casting News - August 27, 2020

AppleTV+'s Invasion.

  • Sam Neill, Shamier Anderson, Golshifteh Farahani, Firas Nassar and Shioli Kutsuna will star in the upcoming drama created by David Weil and Simon Kinberg. Neill stars in the Jurassic Park film franchise - currently filming the upcoming 2021 sequel Jurassic World: Dominion. Anderson starred for three seasons in Syfy's Wynonna Earp and one season in Amazon's Goliath. Farahani starred in the Netflix film Extraction. Nassar has recurred on Netflix's Fauda. Kutsuna starred in the Netflix film Murder Mystery.
  • Neill will play Sheriff John Bell Tyson, a weathered rural lawman on the verge of retirement.
  • Anderson will play Trevante Ward, an extraordinary soldier stationed in Afghanistan.
  • Farahani will play Aneesha Malik, a first generation Syrian immigrant, wife and mother living in Long Island.
  • Nassar will play Ahmed Malik, Aneesha's husband, a Syrian immigrant and successful businessman.
  • Kutsuna will play Mitsuki, an intelligent member of mission control in Japan's space program JASA.