Monday, November 2, 2020

Casting News - Christopher Walken Joins 'Severance'; Betsy Brandt Books Recurring Role on 'Love, Victor'; Plus 1 More Update!

Casting News - November 2, 2020

AppleTV+'s Severance; Hulu's Love, Victor; and Netflix's Sweet Tooth.

  • Betsy Brandt has booked a recurring role on the comedy's upcoming second season. She previously starred for five seasons in AMC's Breaking Bad and four seasons in CBS' Life in Pieces. She has also recurred on CBS' The Unicorn and USA's Pearson.
  • She will play Dawn, Felix's (Anthony Turpel) loving mother who struggles with mental health issues.
  • After originally being cast as recurring, Aliza Vellani has been promoted to series regular on the upcoming drama starring Christian Convery. Her previous guest credits include The CW's Riverdale, USA's Colony, Amazon's Upload and CBS All Access' The Twilight Zone.
  • She will play Rani Singh, the warm and loving wife of Dr. Singh (Adeel Akhtar), who must find her fortitude to survive in a post-pandemic world.
  • Christopher Walken has joined the cast of the upcoming drama starring Adam Scott, Patricia Arquette and John Turturro. He won an Academy Award for best supporting actor in 1978 for The Deer Hunter. He also received Tony Award nominations for James Joyce's The Dead and A Behanding in Spokane
  • He will play Burt, the department head of Optics and Design at Lumen Industries.