Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Casting News - Jayne Atkinson and Shawn Doyle Join 'Clarice'; 'Narcos: Mexico' Adds Luis Gerardo Méndez and Alberto Guerra

Casting News - November 10, 2020

CBS' Clarice and Netflix's Narcos: Mexico.

  • Marnee Carpenter has been cast as a series regular on the upcoming drama starring Rebecca Breeds. Jayne Atkinson, Shawn Doyle and Tim Guinee have booked recurring roles on the first season. Carpenter's guest credits include NBC's Good Girls and CBS' Criminal Minds. Atkinson has recurred on Netflix's House of Cards and CBS' Madam Secretary. Doyle starred for three seasons in Syfy's The Expanse. Guinee has recurred on CBS' Elementary and Showtime's Homeland.
  • Carpenter will play Catherine Martin, who was saved from Buffalo Bill's basement by FBI Agent Clarice Starling (Breeds).
  • Atkinson will play Ruth Martin, the newly appointed attorney general and Catherine's mother.
  • Doyle will play Clarice's therapist at Quantico.
  • Guinee will play Novak, the leader of a secessionist militia group.
  • Luis Gerardo Méndez, Alberto Guerra, Luisa Rubino, Alejandro Furth, Lorenzo Ferro, José Zúñiga, Diego Calva, Kristen Lee Gutoskie and Beau Mirchoff have joined the drama's upcoming third season as new series regulars. Meanwhile, Benito Antonio Martínez Ocasio aka "Bad Bunny," Yessica Borroto, Damayanti Quintanar, Manuel Uriza and Markin López are set as guest stars.
  • Méndez will play Victor Tapia, a Juarez cop with a moral dilemma. Despite his misgivings over getting involved, he is drawn into the mystery of a series of brutal killings.
  • Guerra will play Ismael "El Mayo" Zambada, an independent drug trafficker, whose unassuming manner belies the fact that he is quietly one step ahead of everyone else.
  • Rubino will play Andrea Nuñez, a young idealistic and ambitious journalist, whose mission to expose corruption brings her an even bigger story than she anticipated.
  • Furth will play Ramon Salgado. Ferro will play Alex Hodoyan. Zúñiga will play General Rebollo. Calva will play Arturo Beltran Leyva. Gutoskie will play Dani. Mirchoff will play Steve Sheridan.
  • Bad Bunny will play Arturo "Kitty" Paez, a member of Ramon Arellano Felix's gang called the "Narco Juniors" - rich, well connected kids from upper society who fell in with the cartel life for the money, drugs and violence.
  • Borroto will play Marta. Quintanar will play Hortencia. Uriza will play Carlos Hank Gonzalez. López will play Rogelio.