Wednesday, August 18, 2021

Casting News - Zaria and Malia Pyles Join 'Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin'; Tim Robbins Boards 'Wool'; Plus 1 More Update!

Casting News - August 18, 2021

AppleTV+'s Wool; FOX's Our Kind of People; and HBO Max's Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin.

  • Zaria and Malia Pyles have joined the cast of the upcoming drama starring Chandler Kinney, Maia Reficco and Bailee Madison. Zaria previously starred in the 2020 short film Two Distant Strangers. Pyles has recurred on Freeform's The Fosters, FX's Baskets and The CW's Batwoman.
  • Zaria will play Faran, a poised, disciplined ballerina with aspirations to make it out of Millwood. But "A" isn't the only villain in her life. In the world of ballet, it's death by a thousand micro-aggressions.
  • Pyles will play Minnie, the youngest of the Little Liars. Having survived a childhood trauma, she spends most of her time in a virtual world, but she is more than capable of taking on the dark forces of Millwood - including "A."
  • Tim Robbins has been cast as a series regular on the upcoming drama starring Rebecca Ferguson. He won an Academy Award in 2004 for his supporting performance in Mystic River. He also starred in the second season of Hulu's Castle Rock and next stars in Amazon's upcoming drama The Power opposite Leslie Mann.
  • He will play Bernard, the head of IT for the Silo.
  • Raven Goodwin and Nicole Chanel Williams have landed recurring roles on the upcoming drama starring Yaya DaCosta and Morris Chestnut. Goodwin previously starred for four seasons in BET's Being Mary Jane and two seasons in Showtime's SMILF. Williams has recurred on BET's Boomerang and will next appear in Showtime's upcoming drama American Rust.
  • Goodwin will play Josephine, Angela's (DaCosta) old college roommate and close friend. An accepted member of The Bluffs community, easy-going and good-humored, she tries to ease Angela's entry into the close-knit society.
  • Williams will play Taylor, Lauren's (Rhyon Nicole Brown) best friend, a 17-year-old fun-loving and open girl. She enjoys the disruptive effect Nikki (Alana Bright) has on their tight circle of rich kids.