Tuesday, October 5, 2021

Casting News - Bailey Bass to Play Female Lead in 'Interview with the Vampire'; KJ Smith Joins 'Raising Kanan'; Plus 2 More Updates!

Casting News - October 5, 2021

Amazon's The Boys & Lightyears; AMC's Interview with the Vampire; and Starz's Power Book III: Raising Kanan.

  • Bailey Bass will play the female lead in the upcoming drama starring Sam Reid and Jacob Anderson. She will appear in two of the upcoming sequels in the Avatar film franchise.
  • She will play Claudia.
  • Lily Cardone and Lowrey Brown have landed recurring roles on the upcoming drama starring Sissy Spacek and J.K. Simmons. Cardone previously guest starred on Netflix's Bloodline. Brown has recurred on OWN's If Loving You Is Wrong and FOX's The Gifted.
  • Cardone will play Young Irene from ages 19-30, with Spacek playing the character in the present. She is surprised to find herself charmed by Franklin, but later throws herself into building their life as a family, her work as a teacher, and parenting their son Michael.
  • Brown will play Young Franklin from ages 21-30, with Simmons playing the character in the present. He is entranced by Irene from the first time he sees her, through their first years together as newlyweds and as young parents.
  • Frances Turner, Kristin Booth and Jack Doolan have booked recurring roles on the drama's upcoming third season. Turner previously starred in the fourth season of Amazon's The Man in the High Castle. Booth has appeared in 12 films of Hallmark's Signed, Sealed, Delivered franchise. Doolan. Doolan starred for two seasons in ITV's Marcella.
  • Turner will play Monique, the wife of Mother's Milk (Laz Alonso).
  • Booth and Doolan will play siblings Tessa and Tommy, aka the TNT Twins.
  • KJ Smith will appear in a recurring role on the drama's upcoming second season. She currently stars in BET's Sistas, which resumes its third season later this month.
  • She will play Palomar, one of Famous' (Antonio Ortiz) new neighbors. She is a young mom who's frequently mistaken for her daughter, Corinne's, older sister. Any responsible parent wouldn't let their daughter within a mile of Kanan (Mekai Curtis), Famous and their friends, but Palomar isn't that parent.