Friday, March 26, 2021

Casting News - Katia Winter Joins 'The Boys'; Laurence O'Fuarain to Co-Star on 'The Witcher: Blood Origin'; Plus 1 More Update!

Casting News - March 26, 2021

Amazon's The Boys; HBO's Untitled Los Angeles Lakers Drama; and Netflix's The Witcher: Blood Origin.

  • Laurence O'Fuarain has been cast as a series regular on the upcoming The Witcher prequel starring Jodie Turner-Smith. He has previously guest starred on HBO's Game of Thrones, AMC's Into the Badlands and History's Vikings.
  • O'Fuarain will play Fjall. Born into a clan of warriors sworn to protect a king, he carries a deep scar within, the death of a loved one who fell in battle trying to save him. A scar that won't let him settle, or make peace with himself or the world around him. In his quest for redemption, Fjall will find himself fighting beside the most unlikely of allies as he carves a path of vengeance across a continent in turmoil.
  • Katia Winter has joined the cast of the drama's upcoming third season. She previously starred for two seasons in FOX's Sleepy Hollow and in the first season of CBS' Blood & Treasure. She has also recurred on Showtime's Dexter and The CW's Legends of Tomorrow.
  • She will play Little Nina, a Russian mob boss.
  • Sarah Ramos has been added to the cast of the upcoming drama starring John C. Reilly, Jason Clarke, Adrien Brody and Sally Field. She previously starred for three seasons in NBC's Parenthood and one season in NBC's Midnight, Texas. She has also recurred on Showtime's The Affair.
  • She will play Cheryl Pistono, the girlfriend of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (Solomon Hughes). In contrast to Kareem's public persona, she is warm and outgoing. She uses her emotional intelligence to encourage Kareem to be himself, and together they weather the highs and lows of a life in basketball.