Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Casting News - 'FBI: Most Wanted' Promotes YaYa Gosselin to Series Regular for Season 2; Plus 4 More Updates!

Casting News - October 28, 2020

CBS' FBI: Most Wanted; The CW's Charmed & Roswell, New Mexico; FX's Y: The Last Man; and Hulu's Dopesick.

  • YaYa Gosselin has been promoted to series regular on the drama's upcoming second season. She heavily recurred throughout the first season - appearing in 13 episodes overall. Her guest credits also include USA's The Purge and Netflix's 13 Reasons Why.
  • She plays Tali LaCroix, the daughter of FBI Special Agent Jess LaCroix (Julian McMahon) and the niece of FBI Special Agent Clinton Skye (Nathaniel Arcand).
  • Jason Diaz has been cast in a recurring role on the drama's upcoming third season. He has previously recurred on Hallmark's Good Witch and The CW's The 100.
  • He will play Antonio, an overly confident but charming classmate of Maggie's (Sarah Jeffery) who quickly becomes her nemesis.
  • David DeSantos has booked a recurring role on the drama's upcoming third season. He has previously recurred on CBS' SEAL Team, ABC's The Rookie, CBS' All Rise and TNT's Animal Kingdom.
  • He will play Edgar, an enigmatic leader who intersects with Roswell's heroes on a clandestine mission to better understand the unknown. Though he comes from an army background, Edgar has a wistful outlook on the universe. He believes that sometimes the best approach to an established problem is a fresh and creative perspective. He will seek out those who align with his cause - but as a keeper of secrets he'll expect loyalty and discretion, no matter the cost.
  • Ashley Romans and Olivia Thirlby have joined the cast of the upcoming drama starring Ben Schnetzer and Diane Lane. Romans starred for one season in AMC's NOS4A2 and recurred on Showtime's Shameless. Thirlby starred for one season in Amazon's Goliath and recurred on Showtime's The L Word: Generation Q.
  • Romans will play Agent 355, a Secret Service agent who performs the duties of her job with the utmost professionalism - even under the most unexpected circumstances. The role was played in the original pilot by Lashana Lynch.
  • Thirlby will play Hero Brown, a tough and confident EMT who nurses a deep emotional trauma that often leads her to cross personal and professional lines. The role was played in the original pilot by Imogen Poots.
  • Ray McKinnon has landed a recurring role on the upcoming limited series starring Michael Keaton, Peter Sarsgaard and Kaitlyn Dever. He created, wrote and directed the drama series Rectify, which ran for four seasons on SundanceTV. As an actor, he has recurred on HBO's Deadwood and FX's Sons of Anarchy.
  • He will play Jerry Mallum, Betsy's (Dever) father, a religious and stoic coal miner.