Friday, October 9, 2020

Casting News - Greta Lee and Ruairi O'Connor Join 'The Morning Show'; Ashley Park Boards 'Girls5Eva'; Plus 1 More Update!

Casting News - October 9, 2020

AppleTV+'s The Morning Show; Netflix's Maid; and Peacock's Girls5Eva.

  • Greta Lee and Ruairi O'Connor have joined the drama's upcoming second season as new series regulars. Lee starred in the first season of Netflix's Russian Doll. She has also recurred on CBS All Access' The Good Fight, FOX's Wayward Pines and Hulu's Chance. O'Connor currently stars in Starz's The Spanish Princess, which returns with new episodes this Sunday.
  • Lee will play Stella Bak, an ambitious leader of an online media company that caters to a millennial and Gen Z audience.
  • O'Connor will play Ty Fitzgerald, a charismatic and savvy YouTube star.
  • Ashley Park has been cast in a recurring role on the upcoming comedy starring Sara Bareilles, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Busy Philipps and Paula Pell. She was nominated for a Tony Award in 2018 for the musical Mean Girls. She currently stars in Netflix's Emily in Paris, which just launched its first season last week.
  • She will play Ashley, the glue that held the short-lived girl group Girls5Eva together back in the late '90s. She had the most experienced going in, having been part of seven failed girl groups previously.
  • Tracy Vilar will co-star on the upcoming drama starring Margaret Qualley and Nick Robinson. Her guest credits include ABC's For the People, Epix's Get Shorty, CBS' Mom and FOX's Outmatched.
  • She will play Yolanda, the owner of "Value Maids," the cleaning business that eventually employs Alex (Qualley). A woman who suffers no fools and runs a tight ship, Yolanda has managed to survive in a world (and economy) which is not always kind to her.