Thursday, October 22, 2020

Casting News - Rosario Dawson Joins 'Dopesick'; Elizabeth Mitchel Lands Recurring Role on 'Outer Banks'; Plus 4 More Updates!

Casting News - October 22, 2020

AppleTV+'s Pachinko; Hulu's Dopesick, Nine Perfect Strangers & Shrill; NBC's Manifest; and Netflix's Outer Banks.

  • Rosario Dawson has joined the cast of the upcoming limited series starring Michael Keaton, Peter Sarsgaard and Kaitlyn Dever. She previously appeared as Claire Temple in Netflix's Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, Iron Fist and The Defenders. She also recurred across two seasons in The CW's Jane the Virgin and starred in the USA limited series Briarpatch. And finally, she is attached to play the lead role in the HBO Max drama pilot DMZ.
  • She will play Bridget Meyer, a tough DEA agent who fights to curtail the use of OxyContin.
  • Cameron Britton has landed a recurring role on the comedy's upcoming third season. He received an Emmy Award nomination for his guest role on Netflix's Mindhunter. He also starred in the first season of Netflix's The Umbrella Academy and in the Spectrum limited series Manhunt: Deadly Games.
  • He will play Will, a potential love interest for Annie (Aidy Bryant).
  • Will Peltz has booked a recurring role on the drama's upcoming third season. He previously appeared in the 2018 Netflix film Sierra Burgess Is a Loser. He has also guest starred on HBO's Euphoria.
  • He will play Levi, a teaching assistant at the university where Ben (Josh Dallas) works. His expertise in archeology brings him in contact with Olive (Luna Blaise), who is eager to explore the results of TJ's (Garrett Wareing) Egyptian research.
  • Elizabeth Mitchell has been cast in a recurring role on the drama's upcoming second season. She previously starred for four seasons in ABC's Lost, two seasons in ABC's V, two seasons in NBC's Revolution and one season in Freeform's Dead of Summer. She has also recurred on ABC's Once Upon a Time and Syfy's The Expanse.
  • She will play Limbery, a long-time Charleston native, a compelling woman with a level of toxicity and menace underneath her seemingly courteous ways.
  • Hal Cumpston is set for a recurring role on the upcoming limited series starring Nicole Kidman and Melissa McCarthy. He currently stars in AMC's The Walking Dead: World Beyond.
  • He will play Zach Marconi, the late, twin brother of Zoe Marconi (Grace Van Patten).
  • Min Ho Lee, Jin Ha, Anna Sawai, Minha Kim, Soji Arai and Kaho Minami will star in the upcoming drama developed by Soo Hugh. Lee starred in the Korean drama The King: Eternal Monarch. Ha starred in the FX on Hulu limited series Devs and recurred on HBO Max's Love Life. Sawai starred in the international drama Giri/Haji for Netflix. Kim appeared in the 2020 short film Main Street. Arai's guest credits include CBS' S.W.A.T., The CW's Legacies and Netflix's Cobra Kai. Minami starred in the Japanese series And Live.
  • Lee will play Hansu, an enigmatic outsider and merchant with ties to organized crime who embarks on an illicit romance with far-reaching consequences.
  • Ha will play Solomon, an ambitious and charming young man who will be forced to reckon with his family's past.
  • Sawai will play Naomi, a savvy career woman in the male-dominated world of high finance.
  • Kim will play Teenage Sunja, a heroic young woman on the cusp who forges her own path in a hardened country that is not her own.
  • Arai will play Mosazu, a dedicated father and successful businessman, concerned for his son's future.
  • Minami will play Etsuko, a vibrant, independent woman who longs to be reunited with her estranged daughter.