Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Casting News - Steve Zahn Joins 'George & Tammy'; Nat Wolff and Brittany O'Grady Board 'The Consultant'; Plus 1 More Update!

Casting News - December 8, 2021

Amazon's The Consultant; Disney+'s The Acolyte; and Spectrum's George & Tammy.

  • Brittany O'Grady and Nat Wolff will co-star on the upcoming drama starring Christoph Waltz. O'Grady previously starred in the first season of HBO's The White Lotus. Wolff starred in the CBS All Access limited series The Stand and next stars in Peacock's upcoming limited series Joe Exotic.
  • O'Grady will play Elaine, an ambitious assistant to the CEO. In the wake of a tragedy, she sees an opportunity to accelerate her career.
  • Wolff will play Craig, a disillusioned but talented mobile app developer, working for a games studio in Los Angeles.
  • Steve Zahn has joined the cast of the upcoming limited series starring Jessica Chastain and Michael Shannon. He previously starred in the first season of HBO's The White Lotus.
  • He will play George Richey, a songwriter, producer and mainstay of the Nashville country music community. He married Tammy Wynette (Chastain) after she and George Jones (Shannon) split up in 1975. Richey also managed Wynette until her death in 1998.
  • Amandla Stenberg is in talks to play the lead role on the upcoming drama created by Leslye Headland. They previously starred in the Netflix limited series The Eddy. They also appeared in the films The Hunger Games, The Hate U Give and Dear Evan Hansen.
  • No details were immediately announced about the character they will be playing.