Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Casting News - 'Good Witch' Alum Bailee Madison to Star in HBO Max's 'Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin'; Plus 4 More Updates!

Casting News - July 27, 2021

FOX's Fantasy Island; HBO Max's And Just Like That & Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin; Showtime's The First Lady; and USA's The Sinner.

  • Lily Rabe will co-star on the upcoming anthology drama starring Viola Davis, Michelle Pfeiffer and Gillian Anderson. She recently starred in the HBO limited series The Undoing and recurred on Amazon's The Underground Railroad. She will next appear in the upcoming tenth season of FX's American Horror Story.
  • She will play Lorena "Hick" Hickock, a pioneering American journalist, who by 1932 became America's best-known female reporter and was a devoted friend and mentor to Eleanor Roosevelt (Anderson). After 3,000 of their mutual letters were discovered, the nature of the relationship between Hick and Eleanor became the subject of much debate.
  • Niall Cunningham, Cree Cicchino, Cathy Ang and Alexa Swinton have been cast on the upcoming Sex and the City sequel series. Cunningham previously starred for four seasons in CBS' Life in Pieces. Cicchino starred for two seasons in Netflix's Mr. Iglesias. Ang starred in the Netflix animated film Over the Moon. Swinton has recurred on Showtime's Billions and starred in ABC's one-season drama Emergence.
  • Cunningham will play Brady Hobbes, the son of Miranda (Cynthia Nixon) and Steve (David Eigenberg).
  • Cicchino will play Luisa Torres, Brady's girlfriend.
  • Ang will play Lily Goldenblatt, the eldest daughter of Charlotte (Kristin Davis) and Harry (Evan Handler).
  • Swinton will play Rose Goldenblatt, the younger daughter of Charlotte and Harry.
  • Joe Cobden has booked a recurring role on the drama's upcoming fourth season. He has previously appeared in the films On the Basis of Sex and The United States vs. Billie Holiday.
  • He will play Lou Raskin, the beloved Chief of Police on Hanover Island who enjoys the simple life and knows most residents by name.
  • Bailee Madison has joined the cast of the upcoming drama starring Chandler Kinney and Maia Reficco. She previously starred for five seasons in Hallmark's Good Witch. She has also recurred on ABC's Once Upon a Time and Freeform's The Fosters.
  • She will play Imogen, a true survivor. Like all of the Liars, she is a final girl. She will drive the mystery of uncovering "A" as she fights for her life and the lives of her friends.
  • Leslie Jordan, Debbi Morgan and Eric Winter will appear in upcoming episodes of the anthology reboot starring Roselyn Sanchez. Jordan currently stars in FOX's Call Me Kat, which returns for its second season in 2022. Morgan won a Daytime Emmy Award in 1989 for her supporting role in ABC's All My Children and stars in FOX's upcoming drama Our Kind of People. Winter currently stars in ABC's The Rookie, which returns for its fourth season in September.
  • Jordan will play Jasper, the ghost of a shady art dealer who gets 24 hours back on Earth to reconnect with the protégé he may have given misguided advice to.
  • Morgan will play Eileen, a delightful free spirit with elegance, charm and the confidence of someone who has always been the most beautiful and entertaining person in the room. Unfortunately, she also has a strained relationship with her daughter, which she hopes to mend while vacationing in paradise.
  • Winter will play Brian, an athletic and competitive survivalist who dares the island to put him through the ultimate mental and physical challenge.