Thursday, June 3, 2021

Casting News - Dennis Quaid Joins 'Joe Exotic'; JD Pardo Books Recurring Role on 'The Terminal List'; Plus 7 More Updates!

Casting News - June 3, 2021

Amazon's The Terminal List & With Love; AppleTV+'s Echo 3; CBS' NCIS: Hawaii; FOX's Our Kind of People; HBO's The White House Plumbers; Peacock's Joe Exotic; Showtime's Yellowjackets; and TNT's Animal Kingdom.

  • Emeraude Toubia will play the female lead on the upcoming drama created by Gloria Calderón Kellett. She previously starred for three seasons in Freeform's Shadowhunters.
  • She will play Lily Diaz, a hopeless romantic with a tightknit Mexican-American family who is on a mission to find real love after breaking up with her perfect-on-paper boyfriend.
  • Warren Kole has been cast as a series regular on the upcoming drama starring Melanie Lynskey, Juliette Lewis and Christina Ricci. Peter Gadiot, Keeya King and Alex Wyndham have also been cast in recurring roles. Kole previously starred for three seasons in NBC's Shades of Blue. Gadiot starred for four seasons in USA's Queen of the South. King starred for two seasons in Syfy's Van Helsing. Wyndham recurred on the second season of HBO's Rome.
  • Kole will play the adult Jeff Sadecki, the former prom king and high school sweetheart of a popular Yellowjacket. Middle-aged Jeff now finds himself in a life that did not unfold quite as he had hoped.
  • Gadiot will play Adam, a magnetic and curious stranger who, drawn to something inexplicable in one of our adult Yellowjackets, will befriend and provoke her at a tumultuous time in her life.
  • King will play Akilah. Recently upped from JV to join the Yellowjackets varsity team, she must navigate the intimidating dynamics of her older teammates as she struggles to find her place in the group.
  • Wyndham will play adult Kevyn, now a police detective in the New Jersey town where the Yellowjackets grew up. He still harbors a secret crush for one of our Yellowjackets after 25 years.
  • JD Pardo has booked a recurring role on the upcoming drama starring Chris Pratt, Taylor Kitsch and Constance Wu. He currently stars in FX's Mayans M.C., which has been renewed for a fourth season.
  • He will play Tony Liddel, one of the youngest leaders of an FBI Task Force. He leads his team with veracity and stalwart determination. He's hellbent on finding his fugitive and is merciless when it comes to bringing justice to bear. But while his work is simple, his home life is complicated, and his family is what motivates him to make the world a better, safer place.
  • Dennis Quaid has joined the cast of the upcoming limited series starring Kate McKinnon and John Cameron Mitchell. He previously starred for two seasons in Crackle's The Art of More, two seasons in Sky Atlantic's Fortitude and one season in Amazon's Goliath.
  • He will play Rick Kirkham, Joe Exotic's (Mitchell) reality show producer.
  • LeToya Luckett will co-star on the upcoming drama starring Yaya DaCosta and Morris Chestnut. She previously recurred on HBO's Treme, VH1's Single Ladies, HBO's Ballers, FOX's Rosewood and OWN's Greenleaf.
  • She will play Leah Franklin-Dupont, a strong, confident, elegant businesswoman who, along with her husband Raymond (Chestnut), sits at the top of the food chain of the wealthy, long-standing Black elite in Martha's Vineyard. Leah feels the pressure of her position, and a responsibility to give back to the Black community. But when Angela Vaughn (DaCosta) arrives and starts to shake things up and threaten her family's legacy, Leah makes it her mission to bar Angela from acceptance into The Bluffs before she tears down everything Leah's family has built.
  • Elizabeth Anweis has landed a recurring role on the upcoming drama starring Luke Evans and Michiel Huisman. She previously starred in the first season of The CW's Batwoman. She next appears in Netflix's upcoming limited series From Scratch starring Zoe Saldana.
  • She will play Natalie Foster, the Chief of Station at the CIA's Bogota field office.
  • Diego Josef is set for a recurring role on the drama's upcoming sixth and final season. He previously recurred on Amazon's Goliath and HBO Max's Generation.
  • He will play Taylor, a 19-year-old skateboarder who is being bullied by other teen skaters at Pope's (Shawn Hatosy) skate park. He encourages him to stand up for himself and takes him under his wing.
  • Judy Greer has joined the cast of the upcoming limited series starring Woody Harrelson and Justin Theroux. She previously starred for two seasons in FX's Married and two seasons in Showtime's Kidding. She also stars in the Planet of the Apes and Ant-Man film franchises. She next stars in Showtime's upcoming limited series The First Lady.
  • She will play Fran Liddy, G. Gordon Liddy's (Theroux) unflappable wife who has a misplaced faith in her husband's intelligence and abilities.
  • Tori Anderson and Kian Talan will co-star on the upcoming drama starring Vanessa Lachey. Anderson previously starred in The CW's one-season comedy No Tomorrow and recurred on NBC's Blindspot. Talan appeared in the Netflix documentary Brainchild.
  • Anderson will play Kate Whistler, an ambitious agent of the Defense Intelligence Agency who is intent on climbing the professional ladder. She excels at her work and the politics involved in getting ahead. But despite appearances, she runs deep. There's more to her story, as certain members of the team will learn.
  • Talan will play Alex, Jane Tennant's (Lachey) oldest child, a 16-year-old who is strong willed and mature beyond his years. He still is struggling to cope with his parents' divorce and all of the changes that come with it, but at his core he's a good kid who just might not always make good choices.