Thursday, January 7, 2021

Casting News - Chris Mason to Play Veronica's Husband on 'Riverdale'; Rebekah Graf Joins 'Walker'; Plus 2 More Updates!

Casting News - January 7, 2021

The CW's Legends of Tomorrow, Riverdale & Walker; and Epix's Godfather of Harlem.

  • Chris Mason has been cast in a recurring role on the drama's upcoming fifth season. He previously starred in the third season of BBC America's Broadchurch. He has also recurred on Freeform's Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists and USA's Dirty John.
  • He will play Chad Gekko, Veronica's (Camila Mendes) controlling and jealous husband who works on Wall Street. An Alpha dog, he is threatened by Veronica's life in Riverdale, especially her friendship with Archie (KJ Apa).
  • Rebekah Graf has booked a recurring role on the upcoming drama starring Jared Padalecki and Lindsey Morgan. Her prior guest credits include FOX's Bones, CBS' Hawaii Five-0, Netflix's The Kominsky Method and CBS' S.W.A.T.
  • She will play Crystal, a bright eyed, wild and charming woman, the type who married an unhinged criminal because he promised her an exciting life. She is reckless and lies with ease, but there is a humanity beneath her.
  • Grace Porter has landed a recurring role on the drama's upcoming second season. She has previously guest starred on CBS' Madam Secretary and FOX's Prodigal Son.
  • She will play Betty Shabazz, the wife of Malcolm X (Nigél Thatch).
  • Aliyah O'Brien is set for a recurring role on the drama's upcoming second season. She previously starred in ABC's one-season drama Take Two. She has also recurred on ABC's Rookie Blue, A&E's Bates Motel and Freeform's Beyond.
  • She will play Kayla, a fearsome warrior with a high body count and low patience for human incompetence. She'll be put through her paces working with and against the Legends as she's certainly not used to messing anything up much less for the better.