Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Casting News - Russell Hornsby Books Recurring Role on 'Lost in Space'; Erinn Westbrook Joins 'Riverdale'; Plus 3 More Updates!

Casting News - September 29, 2020

CBS' All Rise & NCIS: New Orleans; The CW's Legacies & Riverdale; and Netflix's Lost in Space.

  • Russell Hornsby has been cast in a recurring role on the drama's upcoming third and final season. He previously starred for six seasons in NBC's Grimm and in the Netflix limited series Seven Seconds. He also recurred on Showtime's The Affair.
  • No details were immediately announced about the character he will be playing.
  • Erinn Westbrook has joined the drama's upcoming fifth season as a new series regular. She previously starred for two seasons in Netflix's Insatiable. She also recurred on FOX's Glee, MTV's Awkward and FOX's The Resident.
  • She will play Tabitha Tate, the ambitious, entrepreneurial granddaughter of Pop Tate (Alvin Sanders). She has come to Riverdale to take over Pop's Chock'lit Shoppe in the hopes of franchising the iconic diner, even as the town around it struggles to survive.
  • Audrey Corsa has been promoted to series regular on the drama's upcoming second season. She was a recurring guest star during the first season - appearing in eight episodes overall. She also recurred on CBS All Access' Tell Me a Story.
  • She plays Samantha Powell, a young, ambitious law clerk in the DDA's office bullpen. Incredibly smart, unintimidated, with a dry humor, she's determined to make herself an invaluable member of the team.
  • Leo Howard has been promoted to series regular on the drama's upcoming third season. He joined the cast as recurring during the second season - appearing in three episodes overall. He previously starred in the first season of CBS All Access' Why Women Kill. He also recently starred in the backdoor pilot for a potential spinoff of The CW's The 100.
  • He plays Ethan, a student at Mystic Falls High School and the son of Sheriff Mac (Bianca Kajlich).
  • Chelsea Field has been promoted to series regular on the drama's upcoming seventh season. She joined the drama as recurring in its third season and has appeared in ten episodes so far. She is the real-life wife of series star Scott Bakula.
  • She plays Rita Devereaux. After a successful career as an attorney with the Department of Justice, she returned to her hometown of New Orleans to pursue a relationship with Dwayne Pride (Bakula).