Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Casting News - Wunmi Mosaku to Co-Star on 'We Own This City'; Nick Offerman Joins 'A League of Their Own'; Plus 4 More Updates!

Casting News - June 30, 2021

Amazon's A League of Their Own; The CW's Superman & Lois; FOX's Our Kind of People; HBO's The Last of Us & We Own This City; and HBO Max's The Staircase.

  • Wunmi Mosaku will co-star on the upcoming limited series starring Jon Bernthal, Josh Charles and Jamie Hector. She previously starred in the first season of HBO's Lovecraft Country and the fifth season of BBC One's Luther. She currently stars in Disney+'s Loki.
  • She will play Steele, an attorney assigned to the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice, which was investigating policing practices in Baltimore prior to the Gun Trace Task Force criminal investigation. Focused on creating a voluntary, monitored federal consent decree aimed at reform, her work centers on the systemic reasons police corruption and bad behavior are excused by Baltimore City prosecutors, judges and the police department itself.
  • Nico Parker has joined the cast of the upcoming drama starring Pedro Pascal, Bella Ramsey and Gabriel Luna. She previously starred in the 2019 feature film Dumbo. She also recurred on HBO's The Third Day.
  • She will play Joel's (Pascal) daughter.
  • Nick Offerman is set as a series regular on the upcoming hourlong comedy starring Abbi Jacobson and D'Arcy Carden. He previously starred for seven seasons in NBC's Parks & Recreation. He currently stars in FOX's The Great North, which has been renewed for a second season. He also hosts NBC's Making It, which just started airing its third season. He next stars in Netflix's upcoming limited series Colin in Black & White and in Hulu's upcoming limited series Pam & Tommy.
  • He will play Casey "Dove" Porter, a former Cubs pitcher who is brought in to coach the Rockford Peaches. He is most famous because his forkball killed a dove in mid-air in the middle of a game. Inspiring and charismatic, he was thought to be the next big Major League Baseball star, but blew his arm out after three years. Now, he's looking to make his comeback by making the Peaches into champions.
  • L. Scott Caldwell has booked a recurring role on the upcoming drama starring Yaya DaCosta, Morris Chestnut and LeToya Luckett. She won a Tony Award in 1988 for her featured performance in the play Joe Turner's Come and Gone. She has also recurred on ABC's Lost, HBO's Insecure, ABC's A Million Little Things, Netflix's Chilling Adventures of Sabrina and CBS' All Rise.
  • She will play Olivia Sturgess Dupont, Raymond's (Chestnut) mother. Dripping in tradition, this elegant society matron adores her son, but is hard on her daughter-in-law, Leah (Luckett). She hands Leah the reins of The Graceties, the elite social club at The Bluffs that newcomer Angela (DaCosta) hopes to join. Manipulative and domineering, Olivia has pegged Angela as a "disruptor" in their tight knit community, and she orders Leah to drum her out - using whatever means necessary.
  • Sofia Hasmik has been promoted to series regular for the drama's upcoming second season. She is currently recurring on the first season - having appeared in six episodes to date. She previously recurred on Spectrum's revival season of Mad About You.
  • She plays Chrissy Beppo, a journalist at the Smallville Gazette who has a knack for saying the wrong thing at the wrong time. A go-getter with dreams of bigger and better things, a chance encounter with her idol, Lois Lane (Elizabeth Tulloch), changes her life trajectory.
  • Michael Stuhlbarg has been cast as a series regular on the upcoming limited series starring Colin Firth and Toni Collette. He received an Emmy Award nomination for his supporting performance in Hulu's The Looming Tower. He also starred for four seasons in HBO's Boardwalk Empire, in the third season of FX's Fargo and in the Showtime limited series Your Honor. He will next star in the upcoming Hulu limited series Dopesick.
  • He will play David Rudolf, Michael Peterson's (Firth) criminal defense attorney.