Monday, June 14, 2021

Casting News - Lizzy Caplan and Christian Slater to Lead Voice Cast of Netflix's 'Inside Job'; Plus 6 More Updates!

Casting News - June 14, 2021

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  • Leah Gibson and Aadila Dosani have booked recurring roles on the upcoming drama starring Michael Dorman. Gibson previously starred in the second season of Netflix's Jessica Jones and is currently recurring on The CW's Batwoman. Dosani recently recurred on the second season of The CW's Nancy Drew.
  • Gibson will play Jeannie Keeley, a rough around the edges mother.
  • Dosani will play Cricket, a police dispatcher and big-time conspiracy buff.
  • Jackie Hoffman and Allison Guinn have landed recurring roles on the comedy's upcoming fourth season. Hoffman was nominated for an Emmy Award in 2017 for her supporting performance in FX's Feud: Bette and Joan. Guinn has appeared in the Broadway productions of the musicals Hair and On the Town.
  • No details were immediately announced about the characters they will be playing.
  • Rosalind Chao, Michael Potts, Donna Lynne Champlin and Paul Wilson have joined the cast of the upcoming anthology series starring Viola Davis, Michelle Pfeiffer and Gillian Anderson. Chao starred in the 2020 feature film Mulan. Potts starred in the first season of HBO's True Detective. Champlin starred for four seasons in The CW's Crazy Ex-Girlfriend. Wilson can currently be seen in the film The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It.
  • Chao will play Tina Tchen, a brilliant lawyer known for her strategy and wit, who was Chief of Staff to First Lady Michelle Obama (Davis) and served as Executive Director for the Council on Women and Girls.
  • Potts will play Fraser Robinson III, Michelle Obama's father.
  • Champlin will play Melissa "Mel" Winter, a democratic political aide who was Michelle Obama's first hire during Barack Obama's presidential campaign and continues to serve as her trusted Chief of Staff.
  • Wilson will play Richard Nixon, the 37th President of the United States and the only president to resign from the office, following the Watergate scandal. He was pardoned by Betty Ford's (Pfeiffer) husband, President Gerald Ford (Aaron Eckhart).
  • Gloria Calderón Kellett, Pepe Serna and Renee Victor are set for recurring roles on the upcoming drama starring Emeraude Tobia and Mark Indelicato. Kellett created the series and previously developed the comedy One Day at a Time, which ran for four seasons on Netflix and Pop. Serna has appeared in the films Scarface, The Rookie and Downsizing. Victor has recurred on Showtime's Weeds, Starz's Vida and TNT's Snowpiercer.
  • Kellett will play Gladys Delgado, Jorge (Indelicato) and Lily's (Tobia) disastrous and never married aunt who is happily single.
  • Serna and Victor will play Luis and Marta Delgado, Lily and Jorge's grandparents. Their active sex life gives everyone in the family hope that long lasting passion is possible.
  • Lizzy Caplan, Christian Slater, Clark Duke, Andrew Daly, Bobby Lee, John DiMaggio, Tisha Campbell and Brett Gelman will lead the voice cast of the upcoming animated comedy created by Shion Takeuchi. Caplan previously starred for four seasons in Showtime's Masters of Sex, the second season of Hulu's Castle Rock and the first season of AppleTV+'s Truth Be Told. Slater starred for four seasons in USA's Mr. Robot and in the second season of USA's Dirty John. Duke starred for two seasons in Showtime's I'm Dying Up Here. Daly co-created and starred in Comedy Central's Review, which ran for three seasons. Lee starred for two seasons in ABC's Splitting Up Together. DiMaggio currently stars in Netflix's Disenchantment, which continues its second season later this year. Campbell starred for five seasons in FOX's Martin, five seasons in ABC's My Wife and Kids and two seasons in ABC's Dr. Ken. Gelman currently stars in Netflix's Stranger Things, which has been renewed for a fourth season.
  • Caplan will play Reagan Ridley, Cognito Inc.'s antisocial tech genius.
  • Slater will play Rand Ridley, Reagan's father and the disgraced head of Cognito Inc.
  • Duke will play Brett Hand, a lovable D.C. yes dude.
  • Daly will play J.R. Scheimpough, the CEO of Cognito Inc.
  • Lee will play Dr. Andre, a free-spirited biochemist.
  • DiMaggio will play Glenn Dolphman, a half-man, half-dolphin.
  • Campbell will play Gigi, Cognito Inc.'s fast-talking Head of Media Manipulation and Subliminal Messages.
  • Gelman will play Magic Myc, a psychic subterranean mushroom creature from a hive mind deep within Hollow Earth.
  • Nick Kroll, Maya Rudolph, David Thewlis, Aidy Bryant, Brandon Kyle Goodman, Keke Palmer and Randall Park will star in the upcoming Big Mouth spinoff. Kroll and Rudolph currently star in Netflix's Big Mouth, which has been renewed for its fifth and sixth seasons. Thewlis starred in the third season of FX's Fargo and next stars in HBO's Landscapers and Netflix's The Sandman. Bryant has starred for nine seasons in NBC's Saturday Night Live and three seasons in Hulu's Shrill. Goodman has recurred on Amazon's Modern Love and CBS' Broke. Palmer starred for two seasons in Epix's Berlin Station and one season in VH1's Scream. Park starred for six seasons in ABC's Fresh Off the Boat and in the Disney+ limited series WandaVision.
  • Kroll, Rudolph and Thewlis will reprise their Big Mouth roles as Maury the Hormone Monster, Connie the Hormone Monstress and The Shame Wizard, respectively.
  • No details were immediately announced about the characters to be played by Bryant, Goodman, Palmer and Park.
  • Jeff Wilbusch will co-star on the upcoming drama starring Melissa Barrera. He previously starred in the AMC limited series The Little Drummer Girl and the Netflix limited series Unorthodox. He recently appeared in the HBO film Oslo.
  • He will play Danny, Liv's (Barrera) love interest. He is a lawyer at Liv's firm with whom she has a one-night stand before they begin an on-again, off-again relationship.