Thursday, June 24, 2021

Casting News - 'Ted Lasso's Juno Temple to Co-Star on 'The Offer'; Dean Winters Joins 'Joe Exotic'; Plus 4 More Updates!

Casting News - June 24, 2021

FOX's Our Kind of People; Hulu's Pam & Tommy; Paramount+'s The Offer; Peacock's The Lost Symbol & Joe Exotic; and Spectrum's Joe Pickett.

  • Patrick Gallagher has booked a recurring role on the upcoming drama starring Michael Dorman. He recently recurred on ABC's Big Sky. He previously recurred on FOX's Glee, Freeform's Siren and Lifetime's American Princess.
  • He will play Sheriff Barnum, an institution in Twelve Sleep County who's learned that enforcing the law is not so black and white in this place and clashes with the Warden's (Dorman) involvement in his murder case and doesn't take kindly to the implication that he isn't doing his job.
  • Dean Winters has joined the cast of the upcoming limited series starring Kate McKinnon and John Cameron Mitchell. He previously starred for six seasons in HBO's Oz and one season in FX's Rescue Me. He has also recurred on NBC's 30 Rock, HBO's Divorce, NBC's Brooklyn Nine-Nine, NBC's Law & Order: SVU and Peacock's Girls5Eva.
  • He will play Jeff Lowe, Joe Exotic's (Mitchell) partner-turned-enemy.
  • Raoul Bhaneja, Sammi Rotibi and Keenan Jolliff have landed recurring roles on the upcoming drama starring Ashley Zukerman. Bhaneja has previously recurred on NBC's Blindspot, Netflix's Grand Army and CBS' Clarice. Rotibi starred for two seasons in National Geographic's Mars. Jolliff has guest starred on CBS' Madam Secretary, FX's The Americans and CBS' God Friended Me.
  • Bhaneja will play a harmless janitor at the Capitol building, who is revealed to have a hidden agenda.
  • Rotibi will play Agent Adamu, a battle-tested, Nigerian-born CIA operative who will see his loyalties to his superiors stretched thin.
  • Jolliff will play Zachary Solomon, who was raised in privilege but left to rot in a Turkish prison by his billionaire father after being caught trafficking drugs abroad.
  • Juno Temple will co-star on the upcoming limited series starring Miles Teller and Matthew Goode. She currently stars in AppleTV+'s Ted Lasso, which returns for its second season next month and has already been renewed for a third.
  • She will play Bettye McCartt, the assistant to The Godfather producer Al Ruddy (Teller) but a powerhouse in her own right.
  • Lance Gross is set as a series regular on the upcoming drama starring Yaya DaCosta, Morris Chestnut and LeToya Luckett. He currently stars in BET's House of Payne, which has already been renewed for its eleventh season. He also starred for one season in FOX's Sleepy Hollow and one season in FOX's Star.
  • He will play Tyrique Freeman, a smooth, handsome man with an edge, who was born into modest circumstances but made a fortune in construction and has gained acceptance in The Bluffs. When Angela (DaCosta) confronts Leah (Luckett) at her stuffy fundraiser, Tyrique rallies to help her and her Aunt Piggy save face. The sizzling chemistry between him and Angela is immediately obvious, but he warns the straightforward Angela that she has to play the game if she wants entry into the elite Black community, and he offers to help in any way he can.
  • Fred Hechinger has been cast in a recurring role on the upcoming limited series starring Lily James and Sebastian Stan. He recently recurred on the Amazon limited series The Underground Railroad. He has also appeared in the films News of the World and The Woman in the Window.
  • He will play Seth Warshavsky, a classic Silicon Valley wunderkind, but with the moral capacity of a used car salesman.