Monday, October 18, 2021

Casting News - Abbie Cornish Returning to 'Jack Ryan'; Jonathan Tucker to Co-Star on 'Echoes'; Plus 3 More Updates!

Casting News - October 18, 2021

Amazon's Jack Ryan; NBC's The Blacklist; Netflix's Echoes & Warrior Nun; and Showtime's Three Women.

  • Abbie Cornish will return to the drama for its upcoming fourth season as a series regular. She previously starred in the first season as Cathy Mueller, the love interest to Jack Ryan (John Krasinski). No references were made in the second season to explain her sudden disappearance from his life.
  • No details were immediately released as to how Cornish's character will return. Production on the drama's third season recently wrapped with the streamer already ordering a fourth season.
  • Jonathan Tucker will co-star on the upcoming limited series starring Michelle Monaghan, Matt Bomer and Daniel Sunjata. He previously starred for three seasons in Audience Network's Kingdom, one season in Showtime's City on a Hill and one season in NBC's Debris.
  • He will play Dylan James, a troubled and mysterious local townie and childhood associate of Leni and Gina's (both played by Monaghan).
  • Meena Rayann, Jack Mullarkey and Richard Clothier have landed recurring roles on the drama's upcoming second season. Rayann previously recurred on HBO's Game of Thrones. Mullarkey appears in Netflix's upcoming drama Vikings: Valhalla. Clothier has recurred on Epix's Pennyworth and Netflix's Young Wallander.
  • Rayann will play Yasmine Amunet, a Coptic Nun who is also a scholar and freelance journalist. She is an intellectual, not a fighter, who finds herself drawn into Warrior Nun Ava's (Alba Baptista) journey. She is a positive, funny and light-hearted character.
  • Mullarkey will play Miguel, a charismatic but mysterious activist who gets caught up in Ava's mission. He is a keeper of many secrets, and outsiders find him very difficult to figure out.
  • Clothier will play Cardinal William Foster, the second in command at the Vatican. He is the type of man you want backing you up. Straightforward, loyal and brilliant, he has fulfilled his duties to the letter since his induction into the church.
  • Diany Rodriguez has booked a recurring role on the drama's upcoming ninth season. She has previously recurred on Showtime's Ray Donovan, USA's The Purge and NBC's Law & Order: Organized Crime.
  • She will play Weecha Xiu. With a tough physical presence and a hardened demeanor, she is more than capable of defending herself against anyone who might threaten her or her associates.
  • Blair Underwood and Lola Kirke have joined the cast of the upcoming drama starring Shailene Woodley, DeWanda Wise and Betty Gilpin. Underwood previously starred for seven seasons in NBC's L.A. Law, which is being rebooted as a pilot at ABC right now with Underwood reprising his role and executive producing. Kirke starred for four seasons in Amazon's Mozart in the Jungle.
  • Underwood will play Richard, a popular island chef who is blindsided when his wife Sloane (Wise) begins a hidden sexual relationship with another man.
  • Kirke will recur as Jenny, a sparkling, free spirit - and possibly the only woman Sloane has ever gotten close to.