Friday, July 9, 2021

Casting News - Devon Terrell Joins HBO Max's 'Rap Sh*t'; 'Industry' Promotes Indy Lewis to Series Regular; Plus 1 More Update!

Casting News - July 9, 2021

HBO's Industry; and HBO Max's Rap Sh*t & The Staircase.

  • Indy Lewis has been promoted to series regular for the drama's upcoming second season. Moreover, Alex Alomar Akpobome and Adam Levy have been cast as new series regulars. Lewis previously guest starred in one episode of the first season. Akpobome has recurred on BET's Twenties and AppleTV+'s For All Mankind. Levy has recurred on Netflix's The Witcher.
  • Lewis plays Venetia Berens, who joins Yasmin's (Marisa Abela) Foreign Exchange Sales Desk as its newest recruit. Bright-eyed, razor-sharp and not afraid to talk back to those in power, she provides a strong generational counterpoint to the desk's old school ways.
  • Akpobome will play Danny Van Deventer, a wonder-kid Executive Director who recently landed in London from Pierpoint New York. Handsome, loquacious and charming, he is a head-turning presence on the trading floor and a potential role model for the bank's younger recruits.
  • Levy will play Charles Hanani, a jet-setting playboy looking to reconnect with his daughter, Yasmin.
  • Devon Terrell has joined the cast of the upcoming comedy starring Aida Osman and Kamillion. He previously starred in Netflix's one-season drama Cursed and in the 2016 film Barry.
  • He will play Cliff, Shawna's (Osman) supportive but long-distance boyfriend who currently attends law school in New York. He met Shawna in Atlanta back when they were in college together.
  • Vincent Vermignon will co-star on the upcoming limited series starring Colin Firth and Toni Collette. He has previously appeared in the French series Cut and Chronicles of the Sun.
  • He will play Jean-Xavier de Lestrade, the French writer and director who made the 2004 film about Michael Peterson's (Firth) conviction of murdering his wife Kathleen (Collette).