Thursday, March 4, 2021

Casting News - Edie Falco to Play Hillary Clinton in FX's 'Impeachment: American Crime Story'; Plus 7 More Updates!

Casting News - March 4, 2021

Amazon's Harlem & The Terminal List; AppleTV+'s Ted Lasso; FX's Impeachment: American Crime Story; NBC's La Brea; Showtime's Rust; Spectrum's Long Slow Exhale; and TNT's Snowpiercer.

  • Chelsea Harris has been promoted to series regular for the drama's upcoming third season. She is currently recurring on the drama's second season. She has previously recurred on CBS' Stalker, ABC's Designated Survivor and ABC's Station 19.
  • She plays Sykes, a covert operative and the right-hand advisor to Mr. Wilford (Sean Bean). She is reserved and coolly efficient. She is well-versed in the dark arts of intelligence and, while she seems loyal, one begins to wonder whether she can be trusted at all.
  • Andrea Martin, Robert Ri'chard, Juani Feliz, Kate Rockwell and Sullivan Jones have booked recurring roles on the upcoming comedy starring Meagan Good. Martin has received six Tony Award nominations - winning in 1993 for My Favorite Year and in 2013 for Pippin. Ri'chard has recurred on The CW's The Vampire Diaries and FOX's Empire. Feliz has recurred on NBC's Shades of Blue and CBS' Blue Bloods. Rockwell originated the roles of Skylar in Bring It On: The Musical and Karen Smith in Mean Girls: The Musical on Broadway. Jones starred in the Hulu limited series The Looming Tower.
  • Martin will play Robin, Camille's (Good) passionate feminist mentor at Columbia University.
  • Ri'chard will play Shawn, Quinn's (Grace Byers) sexy, stripper one-night stand who sticks around much longer than she planned.
  • Feliz will play Isabela, a local politician on track to beating AOC's record as the youngest member of Congress and a new friend of Quinn's.
  • Rockwell will play Anna, an unlikely love interest for Tye (Jerrie Johnson) who challenges her both personally and professionally.
  • Jones will play Jameson, a young activist who initially bumps heads with Camille, but quickly becomes more friend than foe.
  • Jeff Schine has joined the cast of the upcoming drama starring Rose Rollins and Josh Lucas. His guest credits include CBS' Extant, Showtime's Masters of Sex and CBS' SEAL Team.
  • He will play Eddie Hagen, the Assistant Coach of the Clayton Hall Cougars.
  • Dallas Roberts, Clea Lewis and Nicole Chanel Williams have landed recurring roles on the upcoming drama starring Jeff Daniels and Maura Tierney. Roberts previously starred for two seasons in Netflix's Insatiable. Lewis has recurred on USA's Royal Pains and FX's The Americans. Williams previously recurred on BET's Boomerang.
  • Roberts will Jackson Berg, who is struggling to hang onto his own pharmacy through tough economic times and the rabid expansion of chain drugstores. He is the best friend of Del Harris (Daniels) and is helping him cut back on the cocktail of PTSD medication Harris has been taking for the past 20 years.
  • Lewis will play Jillian, a religious Baptist who is deeply fearful of what her husband will think of the efforts by Grace (Tierney) to unionize the dress factory where they both work.
  • Williams will play JoJo, who lives on the road, often alone, through hardship and rough times. She takes Isaac (David Alvarez) under her wing, showing him the rules of the road and the particular ways of hustling a quick buck.
  • Sarah Niles has been cast as a new series regular on the comedy's upcoming second season. She has previously recurred on Amazon's Catastrophe, AppleTV+'s Trying and HBO's I May Destroy You.
  • She will play Sharon, a sports psychologist who has been brought in to work with AFC Richmond.
  • Eoin Macken, Jon Seda, Veronica St. Clair, Jack Martin and Lily Santiago are set as series regulars on the upcoming drama starring Natalie Zea. Macken previously starred for four seasons in NBC's The Night Shift. Seda starred for six seasons in NBC's Chicago P.D. St. Clair has guest starred on Netflix's Unbelievable. Martin has guest starred on CBS' All Rise. Santiago is a relative newcomer.
  • Macken will play Gavin Harris, Eve's (Zea) recently estranged husband, full of swagger and charm.
  • Seda will play Dr. Sam Velez, who carries himself like the general of an Army.
  • St. Clair will play Riley Velez, Sam's teenage daughter.
  • Martin will play Josh Harris, Gavin and Eve's son who coasts through life on his wit, his great sense of humor and an undeniable charisma.
  • Santiago will play Veronica. Very rigid and formal, she does her best to comfort and protect her younger sisters.
  • Jeanne Tripplehorn will co-star on the upcoming drama Chris Pratt, Constance Wu and Taylor Kitsch. She previously starred for five seasons in HBO's Big Love, two seasons in CBS' Criminal Minds and in the FX on Hulu limited series Mrs. America. She next stars in HBO's upcoming drama The Gilded Age.
  • She will play Lorraine Hartley, the first female Secretary of Defense. Ambitious, savvy and armed with a rough-hewn sense of humor, she rose up the chain of command promoting a numbers-driven strategy that leaned heavily on SpecOps. When tragedy strikes the Navy SEAL community, Hartley must act to protect James Reece (Pratt) and these valued warriors while grappling with the consequences of her own directives.
  • Edie Falco has scored a key role on the upcoming third installment of the anthology series starring Beanie Feldstein, Annaleigh Ashford, Sarah Paulson and Clive Owen. She is a four-time Emmy Award winner - three for HBO's The Sopranos and one for Showtime's Nurse Jackie. She recently starred in the NBC limited series Law & Order: True Crime - The Menendez Murders and in CBS' one-season drama Tommy.
  • She will play Hillary Clinton, the wife of President Bill Clinton (Owen) and the First Lady of the United States from 1993-2001.