Thursday, July 22, 2021

Casting News - Michelle Monaghan to Star in 'Echoes'; Anna Torv Books Recurring Role on 'The Last of Us'; Plus 7 More Updates!

Casting News - July 22, 2021

Amazon's Dead Ringers & The Peripheral; AppleTV+'s Shining Girls; CBS' FBI: International; HBO's The Last of Us; Hulu's Dollface; Netflix's Echoes; Paramount+'s The Offer; and Starz's Shining Vale.

  • Alysia Reiner has landed a recurring role on the upcoming comedy starring Courteney Cox and Greg Kinnear. She appeared in all seven seasons of Netflix's Orange Is the New Black - six as a recurring guest star and one as a series regular. She has also recurred on FX's Better Things and HBO's The Deuce.
  • She will play Kathryn, a razor-sharp, successful New York professional and Wharton graduate, who's extremely comfortable with herself and the most successful woman in the male-dominated "low-risk, moderate-return insurance-backed securities field." She is Terry's (Kinnear) co-worker/"work wife" and "office crush." Terry and Kathryn's relationship might prove to be a little too friendly... and a little too costly for both of them.
  • Phillipa Soo will co-star on the upcoming drama starring Elisabeth Moss, Wagner Moura and Jamie Bell. She received Emmy, Tony and Grammy Award nominations for her performance in the Broadway musical Hamilton - winning the Grammy for the cast album while the Emmy is currently pending. She recently starred in the Spectrum drama The Bite and next stars in Hulu's upcoming limited series Dopesick.
  • She will play Jin-Sook, an intelligent and sure-footed woman who works in the research department at the Adler planetarium.
  • Anthony Ippolito has joined the cast of the upcoming limited series starring Miles Teller, Matthew Goode and Justin Chambers. He previously starred in Netflix's one-season drama Grand Army.
  • He will play the actor Al Pacino, who was nominated for an Academy Award for his supporting performance in The Godfather.
  • Michelle Monaghan will play dual lead roles in the upcoming limited series created by Brian Yorkey, Quinton Peeples and Vanessa Gazy. She has appeared in three films in the Mission: Impossible franchise - 2006's Impossible III, 2011's Ghost Protocol and 2018's Fallout. She also starred in the first season of HBO's True Detective and for three seasons in Hulu's The Path.
  • She will play identical twins Leni and Gina. Each sister is unique. Leni is the sister who is content to stay home, marry her childhood sweetheart, raise her daughter and help run the beautiful horse farm where everyone lives together rooted in their long shared history. Gina is the rebellious sister who turned her back on all that and escaped to Los Angeles where she rose to quick fame writing about a darker undertow that informed her Southern childhood.
  • Anna Torv has booked a recurring role on the upcoming drama starring Pedro Pascal and Bella Ramsey. She previously starred for five seasons in FOX's Fringe and two seasons in Netflix's Mindhunter.
  • She will play Tess, a smuggler and hardened survivor in a post-pandemic world.
  • Christiane Paul and Carter Redwood are set as series regulars on the upcoming drama starring Luke Kleintank. Paul won an International Emmy Award for her lead performance in the German drama Unterm Radar. She also recurred on Starz's Counterpart. Redwood starred in the National Geographic limited series The Long Road Home.
  • Paul will play a Europol agent.
  • Redwood will play a member of the FBI Fly Team in Budapest.
  • Alexandra Billings has been cast in a recurring role on the upcoming drama starring Chloë Grace Moretz, Jack Reynor and Gary Carr. She heavily recurred in all four seasons of Amazon's Transparent. She has recently recurred on Amazon's Goliath, ABC's The Conners and Netflix's Never Have I Ever.
  • She will play Detective Ainsley Lowbeer.
  • Michael Chernus has scored a series regular role on the upcoming drama starring Rachel Weisz. He previously starred for two seasons in WGN America's Manhattan and two seasons in Amazon's Patriot.
  • He will play Tom, a brilliant scientist working with Elliot (Weisz) on a groundbreaking but perilous new project.
  • Corinne Foxx has landed a recurring role on the comedy's upcoming second season. She currently co-hosts FOX's Beat Shazam alongside her father Jamie Foxx, which is now airing its fourth season. She also starred in the 2019 film 47 Meters Down: Uncaged.
  • She will play Ruby, the enigmatic daughter of a music industry mogul who reappears from the girls' past and strikes up a whirlwind friendship with Madison (Brenda Song).