Thursday, April 1, 2021

Casting News - Daniel Zovatto and Lori Petty to Star in 'Station Eleven'; Dan Stevens Joins 'Gaslit'; Plus 3 More Updates!

Casting News - April 1, 2021

AMC's Ultra City Smiths; AppleTV+'s Physical; HBO Max's Station Eleven; Peacock's AP Bio; and Starz's Gaslit.

  • Daniel Zovatto and Lori Petty are set as series regulars on the upcoming limited series starring Mackenzie Davis. Furthermore, Andy McQueen, David Cross, Enrico Colantoni and Julian Obradors will appear in recurring roles. Zovatto previously starred in Showtime's one-season drama Penny Dreadful: City of Angels. Petty recently recurred on Netflix's Orange Is the New Black. McQueen currently stars in The CW's Coroner. Cross starred for five seasons in FOX/Netflix's Arrested Development. Colantoni starred for four seasons in UPN/Hulu's Veronica Mars as well as its 2014 feature film. Obradors is a relative newcomer.
  • Zovatto will play The Prophert, the enigmatic leader of a mysterious cult of young people.
  • Petty will play The Conductor, the leader of a group of traveling Shakespeare performers.
  • McQueen will play Sayid, a charming, impatient actor in the Traveling Symphony.
  • Cross will play Gil, a brilliant but temperamental theater director.
  • Colantoni will play Brian, an agent to a world-famous actress until the pandemic upends the world as he knew it.
  • Obradors will play Tyler Leander, the precocious son of two movie stars, who learns painful life lessons by watching the adults around him respond to crisis.
  • Ian Gomez has booked a recurring role on the upcoming dramedy starring Rose Byrne and Rory Scovell. He previously starred for six seasons in ABC/TBS' Cougar Town. He has also recurred on The CW's Supergirl and AppleTV+'s The Morning Show.
  • He will play Ernie, an early tech pioneer who hit the jackpot with one of his inventions, and now plays a big role in local politics.
  • Hayley Marie Norman has landed a recurring role on the comedy's upcoming fourth season. She has previously recurred on TruTV's Adam Ruins Everything, IFC's Comedy Bang! Bang! and Freeform's Alone Together.
  • She will play Shayla, a new substitute teacher at Whitlock High. She is sweet, smart and has a good sense of humor.
  • Dan Stevens will co-star on the upcoming limited series starring Julia Roberts and Sean Penn. He previously starred for three seasons in PBS' Downton Abbey and three seasons in FX's Legion.
  • He will play John Dean, the young White House Counsel. A hotshot upstart, he is torn between his ambition and his struggle with whether he can lie to protect the President.
  • Jimmi Simpson, Da'Vine Joy Randolph, John C. Reilly, Bebe Neuwirth, Jason Mantzoukas, Damon Herriman, Melissa VillaseƱor, Kurtwood Smith, Tim Heidecker, Chris Conrad and Hana Mae Lee will lead the voice cast of the upcoming animated drama created by Steve Conrad. Simpson, Herriman, Smith, Conrad and Lee reunite with Steve Conrad after starring in his one-season Epix drama Perpetual Grace, LTD
  • Simpson will play Detective David Mills. Randolph will play Detective Gail Johnson. Reilly will play Donovan Smith. Neuwirth will play Lady Andrea the Giant. Mantzoukas will play Tim the TMZ reporter. Herriman will play Street Hustler Boy. VillaseƱor will play Sister Mary Margaret. Smith will play Carpenter K. Smith. Heidecker will play Mayor Kevin de Maximum. Conrad will play Nico Onasis. Lee will play Christina.