Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Casting News - Cobie Smulders to Return as Maria Hill in Disney+'s 'Secret Invasion'; Plus 2 More Updates!

Casting News - December 1, 2021

Disney+'s Secret Invasion; Hulu's Only Murders in the Building; and Peacock's Queer as Folk.

  • Cara Delevingne has joined the cast of the comedy's upcoming second season as a new series regular. She currently stars in Amazon's Carnival Row, which returns for its second season in 2022.
  • She will play Alice, a sophisticated art world insider who becomes enmeshed in the mystery.
  • Juliette Lewis, Ed Begley Jr., Armand Fields, Chris Renfro, Eric Graise, Sachin Bhatt and Benito Skinner have been cast on the upcoming drama reboot starring Jesse James Keitel and Ryan O'Connell. Lewis currently stars in Showtime's Yellowjackets. Begley Jr. starred for two seasons in ABC's Bless This Mess. Fields recurred on Showtime's Work in Progress. Renfro has guest starred on CBS' Man With a Plan and NBC's Brooklyn Nine-Nine. Graise starred for two seasons in YouTube's Step Up: High Water. Bhatt has guest starred on Netflix's Santa Clarita Diet and The CW's Legends of Tomorrow. Skinner has guest starred on HBO Max's Search Party and Showtime's Ziwe.
  • Lewis will play a single mother who is more of a friend than a parent to her teenage son.
  • Begley Jr. will play an emotionally distant father.
  • Fields will play the reigning drag queen and matriarch of the local scene.
  • Renfro will play a fun-loving hedonist who is always the life of the party.
  • Graise will play a jaded barfly who DNGAF about your problems.
  • Bhatt will play a charming and empathetic sex worker.
  • Skinner will play a self-aggrandizing influencer.
  • Cobie Smulders will reprise her role as Maria Hill in the upcoming drama starring Samuel L. Jackson, Ben Mendelsohn, Olivia Colman and Emilia Clarke. She previously starred for nine seasons in CBS' How I Met Your Mother, two seasons in Netflix's Friends From College and one season in ABC's Stumptown. She recently recurred on FX's Impeachment: American Crime Story.
  • Smulders has previously played Maria Hill in six feature films set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe - 2012's The Avengers, 2014's Captain America: The Winter Soldier, 2015's Avengers: Age of Ultron, 2018's Avengers: Infinity War and 2019's Avengers: Endgame & Spider-Man: Far From Home