Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Casting News - Ignacio Serricchio, Greg Germann, India de Beaufort and Jolene Purdy Join 'Firefly Lane'; Plus 2 More Updates!

Casting News - September 21, 2021

ABC's Big Sky; FOX's The Cleaning Lady; and Netflix's Firefly Lane.

  • Ignacio Serricchio, Greg Germann, India de Beaufort and Jolene Purdy have joined the cast of the drama's upcoming second season. Serricchio currently stars in Netflix's Lost in Space, which has been renewed for a third and final season. Germann recently starred for two seasons in ABC's Grey's Anatomy. De Beaufort has recurred on Netflix/Pop's One Day at a Time and NBC's Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist. Purdy has recurred on Netflix's Orange Is the New Black, Disney+'s WandaVision and HBO's The White Lotus.
  • Serricchio will play the series regular role of Danny Diaz, a cocky sportscaster turned reporter who has crackling chemistry with Tully (Katherine Heigl). He's brash, ambitious and sexy. He and Tully continually trade barbs, but beneath his smug fa├žade lies real vulnerability and passion.
  • Germann will recur as Benedict Binswanger, the scion of an influential logging family. He parlays his success in business into a run for Governor of Washington state in the 1980s. His outward confidence belies a deep concern for both his own and his family's reputations - and he is determined to preserve the Binswanger legacy by making sure a long-held secret stays buried.
  • De Beaufort will recur as Charlotte, a quiet and reserved aspiring journalist in 1985 Seattle with a hopeless crush on Johnny Ryan (Ben Lawson). Over the years, she grows into a world-renowned, confident and sophisticated reporter - a woman who knows what she wants, and isn't afraid to go after it.
  • Purdy will recur as Justine Jordan, a sunny, upbeat talent agent with a knack for keeping a positive demeanor even when delivering devastating news. She's always got a plan, and is ready to execute it. An up and coming power player in the world of entertainment, she is no nonsense but always charming, the kind of person everyone wants in their corner - including Tully.
  • Vinny Chhibber, Romy Rosemont, Ryan O'Nan, Michael Malarkey and David Meunier have landed recurring roles on the drama's upcoming second season. Chhibber starred in the CBS limited series The Red Line. Rosemont starred for two seasons in Freeform's Beyond. O'Nan has recurred on Showtime's Ray Donovan and USA's Queen of the South. Malarkey starred for three seasons in The CW's The Vampire Diaries. Meunier has recurred on FX's Justified and The CW's Arrow.
  • Chhibber will play Jag, an outsider who has his sights set on Helena after a local crew of drug dealers threatens to break ties with his family as their supplier. He is Ren's (Janina Gavankar) brother. While they are both formidable opponents, Jag has a particular method of restoring his family's power that clashes with Ren's way of doing things - Jag is as thorough in rooting out the rot as he is merciless.
  • Rosemont will play Agatha, who co-runs an animal rehabilitation ranch in rural Montana. Ever a calming presence, she believes in nurturing all creatures the same way she tends to her bountiful garden - with both love and a firm hand.
  • O'Nan will play Donno, a bodyguard with ties to a notorious crime family. Though a menacing killer of few words, he's also his boss' subservient, frequently berated underling.
  • Malarkey will play Deputy Harvey, a pompous, self-assured cop. Despite preaching respect for the law, he sells his loyalty to the highest bidder. A man who wears the badge to protect and serve himself. When Harvey gets into hot water with a criminal organization, he becomes increasingly desperate and unhinged.
  • Meunier will play Dietrich, the leader of a local crew of drug dealers who will go to war with their supplies when a large shipment they paid for never turns up. As the war escalates, he will be forced to question the loyalty of his crew, and whether someone he trusts has been working another angle all along.
  • Shiva Negar and Jay Mohr have booked recurring roles on the upcoming drama starring Elodie Yung. Negar previously recurred on CBS' SEAL Team. Mohr starred for one season in CBS' Ghost Whisperer and two seasons in CBS' Gray Unmarried
  • Negar will play Isabel Barsamian, Hayak's daughter. Sophisticated and sincere, she holds a business degree from Stanford as well as the keys to her father's heart. On the day of her wedding, she has a nostalgic conversation with Arman Morales (Adan Canto) that reveals an intimate past, and a hidden betrayal, that will permanently alter their relationships from that day forward.
  • Mohr will play Eric Knight, a corrupt City Councilman running for Mayor of Las Vegas. His campaign is funded by Hayak who in return gets permits for his legal and illegal enterprises. But when the FBI comes knocking - will Knight rat on Arman and Hayak and take their syndicate down?