Friday, February 19, 2021

Casting News - Tom Riley Joins 'The Woman in the House'; Josh Lucas to Co-Star on 'Long Slow Exhale'; Plus 6 More Updates!

Casting News - February 19, 2021

Amazon's I Know What You Did Last Summer & Outer Range; The CW's Walker; Disney+'s Ms. Marvel; NBC's Law & Order: Organized Crime; Netflix's The Woman in the House; Showtime's The First Lady; and Spectrum's Long Slow Exhale.

  • Olive Abercrombie has been cast as a series regular on the upcoming drama starring Josh Brolin. Will Patton, Matthew Maher and MorningStar Angeline are set for recurring roles. Abercrombie previously recurred on Netflix's The Haunting of Hill House. Patton starred for five seasons in TNT's Falling Skies. Maher has recurred on Showtime's Nurse Jackie, Amazon's Mozart in the Jungle and FOX's Prodigal Son. Angeline's guest credits include Netflix's Longmire, Paramount's Yellowstone and Netflix's Chambers.
  • Abercrombie will play Amy Abbott, the daughter of Perry (Tom Pelphrey) and Rebecca Abbott. She is a fiercely independent ranch girl. Her anxieties begin to mount as her mother goes missing and she sees her family entrenched in a criminal investigation.
  • Patton will play Wayne Tillerson. Ruthlessly capitalistic, crafty, superstitious and dangerous, he is a man who is used to getting what he wants - and the kind of man you want to keep as far away as possible. He and Royal Abbott (Brolin) have known each other for over fifty years - and there is no love lost between the two of them.
  • Maher will play Matt, a Deputy Sheriff. He is optimistic and a team player. He is Sheriff Joy Hawk's (Tamara Podemski) right-hand man.
  • Angeline will play Martha Hawk, Sheriff Joy Hawk's partner. Bright and optimistic, they have an adopted 3-year-old daughter named Rose.
  • Tom Riley will star opposite Kristen Bell in the upcoming limited series. He previously starred for three seasons in Starz's Da Vinci's Demons. He next stars in HBO's upcoming drama The Nevers.
  • He will play Anna's (Bell) new neighbor, a charming and handsome single dad. But is this undeniably sexy widower too good to be true?
  • Alex Meneses has booked a recurring role on the drama's first season. She has previously recurred on CBS' Everybody Loves Raymond, The CW's Jane the Virgin and CBS All Access' Why Women Kill.
  • She will play Adriana, a successful psychiatrist and published author as well as Micki's (Lindsey Morgan) mother. She is a strong personality who's manipulative and very invasive when it comes to her daughter's life.
  • Spencer Sutherland has landed a recurring role on the upcoming drama starring Madison Iseman. The singer-songwriter stars in Netflix's upcoming film Afterlife of the Party starring Victoria Justice.
  • No details were immediately released about the character he will be playing.
  • Josh Lucas will co-star on the upcoming drama starring Rose Rollins. He previously starred for one season in NBC's The Firm and two seasons in NBC's The Mysteries of Laura. He recently recurred on Paramount's Yellowstone.
  • He will play Hilman Ford, the athletic director of the university.
  • Judy Greer has been tapped to replace Pamela Adlon on the upcoming anthology drama starring Viola Davis and Michelle Pfeiffer. Adlon has exited the role due to scheduling conflicts. Greer previously starred for two seasons in FX's Married and two seasons in Showtime's Kidding. She also stars in the Planet of the Apes and Ant-Man film franchises.
  • Greer will play Nancy Howe, Betty Ford's (Pfeiffer) trusted confidante and social secretary. The two are inseparable through thick and thin, from facing Betty's struggle with breast cancer to turning dusty White House traditions upside down.
  • Ainsley Seiger has been cast as a series regular on the upcoming drama starring Christopher Meloni, Dylan McDermott and Tamara Taylor. Charlotte Sullivan, Nick Creegan, Ben Chase and Jaylin Fletcher are also set for recurring roles. Seiger is a recent graduate of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. Sullivan previously starred for six seasons in ABC's Rookie Blue. Creegan has recurred on OWN's David Makes Man. Chase appeared in an episode of Hulu's Monsterland. Fletcher currently stars in TNT's Snowpiercer, which is airing its second season and has already been renewed for its third.
  • No details were immediately announced about the characters they will be playing.
  • Laurel Marsden has joined the cast of the upcoming drama starring Iman Vellani. She recently recurred on the Quibi drama Survive.
  • She will play Zoe Zimmer. No additional details were immediately released about the character.