Friday, August 28, 2020

Casting News - Ayo Edebiri to Succeed Jessy Slate as Missy on Netflix's 'Big Mouth'; Plus 2 More Updates!

Casting News - August 28, 2020

CBS' FBI; and Netflix's Big Mouth & Maid.

  • Ayo Edebiri has been tapped to succeed Jenny Slate in the role of Missy on the animated comedy's upcoming fourth season. She is also set to join the writer's room for Season 5. She is currently a co-producer on Netflix's upcoming animated comedy Mulligan and will appear in the upcoming second season of AppleTV+'s Dickinson.
  • Her voice will be heard for the first time as Missy in the penultimate episode of Season 4. She will continue to voice the character in the finale and for future seasons. The animated comedy has already been renewed for its fifth and sixth seasons.
  • Nick Robinson has been cast as the male lead on the upcoming drama starring Margaret Qualley. He previously starred in the feature films Love, Simon and Jurassic World. He next stars in the upcoming FX on Hulu limited series A Teacher opposite Kate Mara.
  • No details were immediately released about the character he will be playing.
  • Katherine Renee Turner has joined the drama's upcoming third season as a new series regular. She is a 2020 graduate of The Juilliard School.
  • She will play Tiffany Wallace, an outspoke, "best and brightest" who was raised in Bed Stuy. She spent six years with the NYPD, mostly narcotics and fell in love with being a Fed after working on a joint task force but is still a bit of an outlier at 26 Fed.