Tuesday, January 5, 2021

Casting News - Clancy Brown Joins 'Dexter' Revival; Rhys Darby to Star in 'Our Flag Means Death'; Plus 1 More Update!

Casting News - January 5, 2021

HBO Max's Our Flag Means Death; Netflix's Anatomy of a Scandal; and Showtime's Dexter.

  • Rhys Darby will play the lead role on the upcoming comedy created by David Jenkins and Taika Waititi. He previously starred for two seasons in HBO's Flight of the Conchords and three seasons in TBS' Wrecked.
  • He will play Stede Bonnet, a well-to-do gentleman farmer and child of wealth who suffers a midlife crisis and becomes captain of Revenge, a pirate ship in the early 18th century.
  • Clancy Brown has been cast as a new series regular on the upcoming revival of the drama starring Michael C. Hall. He previously starred for two seasons in HBO's Carniv├íle and one season in ABC's Emergence. He has also recurred on Showtime's Billions, FOX's Sleepy Hollow, The CW's The Flash and ABC's Schooled. He has also voiced Mr. Krabs on Nickelodeon's SpongeBob SquarePants since 1999.
  • He will play Kurt Caldwell. Born and raised in the town of Iron Lake, some consider him the unofficial mayor of their small town. He's realized the American dream by going from driving big rigs, just like his father did, to now owning several trucks and the local truck stop. Powerful, generous and loved by everyone, he's a true man of the people. If he's got your back, consider yourself blessed. But should you cross Kurt, or hurt anyone that he cares for... God help you.
  • Ben Radcliffe has booked a recurring role on the upcoming anthology drama starring Sienna Miller, Michelle Dockery and Rupert Friend. He previously starred for two seasons in The CW's Pandora.
  • He will play the younger version of James - played as an adult by Friend.