Friday, September 24, 2021

Casting News - Mo McRae, Callie Hernandez & JJ Soria Set as New Series Regulars on 'The Flight Attendant'; Plus 4 More Updates!

Casting News - September 24, 2021

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  • Mo McRae, Callie Hernandez and JJ Soria have been cast as new series regulars on the comedy's upcoming second season. Meanwhile, Cheryl Hines, Mae Martin, Margaret Cho, Jessie Ennis, Santiago Cabrera and Shohreh Aghdashloo are set for recurring roles. McRae recently starred in ABC's one-season drama Rebel. Hernandez starred in Netflix's one-season drama Soundtrack. Soria currently stars in Netflix's Gentefied, which returns for its second season in November.
  • McRae will play Benjamin Berry, a career CIA officer who may have a bad habit of getting a little too involved with his assets.
  • Hernandez will play Gabrielle Diaz, a quick-tempered and calculating bounty hunter whose impulse control issues often get in the way of her job.
  • Soria will play Esteban Diaz, Gabrielle's partner and lover who tries to keep a level head and stay focused on the job, but often gets just as heated as his girlfriend.
  • Hines (Curb Your Enthusiasm) will play Dot Karlson. Martin (Feel Good) will play Grace St. James. Cho (Drop Dead Diva) will play Utada. Ennis (Mythic Quest) will play Jenny. Cabrera (Star Trek: Picard) will play Marco. Aghdashloo (The Expanse) will play Brenda.
  • The new cast additions join returning series regulars Kaley Cuoco, Zosia Mamet, Griffin Matthews, Deniz Akdeniz and Rosie Perez. Cuoco and Perez received Emmy Award nominations for their performances in the first season.
  • Wes Jetton has booked a recurring role on the drama's upcoming second season. He has previously guest starred on Netflix's Ozark, The CW's Dynasty, Spectrum's Manhunt: Deadly Games and The CW's Stargirl.
  • He will play Robin, a survivor and hunter who, while rugged and resourceful, is also calm, reassuring and wise beyond his years.
  • Sean Michael Gloria is set for a recurring role on the upcoming drama starring Demetrius "Lil Meech" Flenory Jr. and Da'Vinchi. He has previously guest starred on The CW's Stargirl.
  • He will play Jonathan Lopez, a first year detective and the assigned partner of Von Bryant (Steve Harris).
  • Ryan Corr, Jefferson Hall, David Horovitch, Matthew Needham, Bill Patterson and Gavin Spokes have landed recurring roles on the upcoming Game of Thrones prequel starring Paddy Considine, Olivia Cooke and Matt Smith. Corr previously starred for three seasons in Seven Network's Packed to the Rafters. Hall recurred on History's Vikings and FX on Hulu's Devs. Horovitch starred for three seasons in BBC One's Miss Marple. Needham starred in the first season of ITV's Sanditon. Patterson recurred on Amazon's Fleabag. Spokes appeared in the HBO film Brexit.
  • Corr will play Ser Harwin "Breakbones" Strong, who is said to be the strongest man in the Seven Kingdoms. He is the eldest son to Master of Laws Lyonel Strong and heir to Harrenhal.
  • Hall will play twins Lord Jason Lannister and Tyland Lannister. Jason is the Lord of Casterly Rock, while Tyland is the crafty and calculating politician.
  • Horovitch will play Grand Maester Mellos, a voice of reason and trusted advisor to King Viserys (Considine).
  • Needham will play Larys Strong, the younger son of Master of Laws Lyonel Strong, brought to court by his father.
  • Patterson will play Lord Lyman Beesbury, the Lord of Honeyholt and Master of Coin on King Viserys' small council.
  • Spokes will play Lord Lyonel Strong, the Master of Laws to King Viserys and Lord of Harrenhal.
  • Gideon Adlon, Sean Bridgers, Glenn Fleshler, Suanne Spoke and Mac Brandt have joined the cast of the upcoming limited series starring RenĂ©e Zellweger. Adlon previously starred in Netflix's one-season drama The Society. Bridgers starred for three seasons in Epix's Get Shorty. Fleshler starred for one season in HBO's Barry and one season in ABC's For Life. Spoke has recurred on Freeform's Switched at Birth and ABC's General Hospital. Brandt recurred on HBO's Lovecraft Country.
  • Adlon will play Mariah Day, Betsy (Katy Mixon) and Russ Faria's daughter who was 17 years old at the time of her mother's murder.
  • Bridgers will play Mark Hupp, the husband of Pam Hupp (Zellweger).
  • Fleshler will play Russ Faria, Betsy's husband.
  • Spoke will play Janet, Betsy's mother and grandmother to Betsy and Russ' two daughters.
  • Brandt will play Detective McCarrick, one of the detectives assigned to the Betsy Faria murder case.