Monday, February 1, 2021

Casting News - Neve Campbell to Co-Star on 'The Lincoln Lawyer'; Joel Kinnaman Joins 'In Treatment'; Plus 4 More Updates!

Casting News - February 1, 2021

Amazon's Solos; HBO's In Treatment; HBO Max's Peacemaker; Netflix's The Chair & The Lincoln Lawyer; and USA's Queen of the South.

  • Neve Campbell will co-star on the upcoming drama starring Manuel Garcia-Rulfo. She is best known for starring in the Scream film franchise - with the fifth film set to be released in 2022. On television, she previously starred for six seasons in FOX's Party of Five and two seasons in Netflix's House of Cards.
  • She will play Maggie McPherson, a passionate Deputy District Attorney who was previously married to Mickey Haller (Garcia-Rulfo).
  • Joel Kinnaman has joined the cast of the drama's upcoming fourth season starring Uzo Aduba. He currently stars in AppleTV+'s For All Mankind, which has already been renewed for a third season before the second debuts later this month. He previously starred for four seasons in AMC/Netflix's The Killing, two seasons in Netflix's House of Cards, one season in Netflix's Altered Carbon and one season in Amazon's Hanna.
  • He will play Adam, Brooke's (Aduba) long-time on-again, off-again boyfriend who has resurfaced, bringing further complication to Brooke's personal life.
  • Nana Mensah, Bob Balaban, David Morse and Everly Carganilla have been cast as series regulars on the upcoming dramedy starring Sandra Oh and Jay Duplass. Furthermore, Ji Long Lee, Mallory Low, Marcia DeBonis, Ron Crawford, Ella Rubin and Bob Stephenson will appear as guest stars.
  • Mensah (New Amsterdam, Bonding) will play Yasmin "Yaz" McKay, a popular and progressive English professor and close colleague of Ji-Yoon (Oh).
  • Balaban (The Politician, Condor) will play Elliot Rentz, a distinguished English professor set in his ways.
  • Moore (Outsiders, Escape at Dannemora) will play Paul Larson, the dean of Pembroke University where Ji-Yoon is English Chair.
  • Carganilla will play Ju-Hee "Ju Ju" Kim, Ji-Yoon's precocious young daughter.
  • Lee will play Habi, Ji-Yoon's father and sometimes caregiver of her daughter.
  • Low will play Lilah, the teaching fellow for Professor Dobson's (Duplass) English course.
  • DeBonis will play Laurie, the Assistant to the Chair of the English department.
  • Crawford will play Professor John McHale, an old-school English professor on the brink of retirement.
  • Rubin will play Dafna, an undergrad student interested in Professor Dobson's English course.
  • Stephenson will play Horatio, a tech repair guy who helps Professor Hambling (Holland Taylor).
  • Morgan Freeman, Anne Hathaway, Helen Mirren, Uzo Aduba, Nicole Beharie, Anthony Mackie, Dan Stevens and Constance Wu will star in the upcoming anthology series created by David Weil. Freeman won an Academy Award in 2005 for the film Million Dollar Baby. Hathway won an Academy Award in 2012 for the film adaptation of Les Mis√©rables. Mirren won an Academy Award in 2007 for the film The Queen. Aduba has won three Emmy Awards for Netflix's Orange Is the New Black and FX on Hulu's Mrs. America. Beharie starred for three seasons in FOX's Sleepy Hollow. Mackie plays Sam Wilson aka Falcon in the Marvel Cinematic Universe - appearing in six feature films to date as well as the upcoming Disney+ series The Falcon and the Winter Soldier. Stevens starred for three seasons in PBS' Downton Abbey and three seasons in FX's Legion. Wu starred for six seasons in ABC's Fresh Off the Boat.
  • Freeman will play Stuart. Hathaway will play Leah. Mirren will play Peg. Aduba will play Sasha. Beharie will play Nera. Mackie will play Tom. Stevens will play Otto. Wu will play Jenny.
  • Elizabeth Faith Ludlow and Rizwan Manji have booked recurring roles on the upcoming action comedy starring John Cena. Ludlow currently stars in Netflix's Another Life, which returns for its second season later this year. Manji has previously recurred on Syfy's The Magicians, USA's Mr. Robot and Pop's Schitt's Creek.
  • Ludlow will play Keeya. Manji will play Jamil.
  • Pasha Lychnikoff has landed a recurring role on the drama's upcoming fifth season. He has previously recurred on HBO's Deadwood, CBS' The Big Bang Theory, Showtime's Shameless, NBC's Good Girls and Showtime's Ray Donovan.
  • He will play Kostya. Military bearing beneath his Saville Row suit, he exudes power and confidence. Vicious, calculating and extremely dangerous, he is a man who watches his surroundings with icy intensity. An underworld oligarch and a war criminal, an enemy of the state, funneling billions into the Cold War Redux, he's wanted by the CIA. However, he's been a ghost - and so far - he's been untouchable. A chess master playing many games at once in his head, he has remained out of reach. Kostya is insidiously ingenious and extremely deadly.