Thursday, January 13, 2022

Casting News - Lewis Tan Joins 'Shadow and Bone'; Murray Bartlett to Co-Star on 'Immigrant'; Plus 3 More Updates!

Casting News - January 13, 2022

BBC America's Killing Eve; Disney+'s National Treasure; Hulu's Immigrant; Netflix's Shadow and Bone; and Starz's Power Book II: Ghost.

  • Anna Leong Brophy, Patrick Gibson, Lewis Tan and Jack Wolfe have been cast as new series regulars on the drama's upcoming second season. Furthermore, Danielle Galligan, Daisy Head and Calahan Skogman have been promoted to series regulars after recurring in the first season. Brophy previously recurred on BBC One's Last Tango in Halifax and Channel 4's Back. Gibson starred for two seasons in Netflix's The OA. Tan starred in the 2021 feature film Mortal Kombat. Wolfe has guest starred on Netflix's The Witcher.
  • Brophy will play Tamar Kir-Bataar. Gibson will play Nikolai Lantsov. Tan will play Tolya Yul-Bataar. Wolfe will play Wylan Hendriks.
  • Galligan plays Nina Zenik. Head plays Genya Safin. Skogman plays Matthias Helvar.
  • Monique Curnen has been promoted to series regular on the drama's upcoming third season. David Walton and Moriah Brown are also set as new series regulars for the new season. Curnen previously starred in the sixth season of Starz's Power and recurred on the first season of its first spinoff. Walton starred for two seasons in NBC's About a Boy. Brown recurred on Netflix's Raising Dion.
  • Curnen plays Blanca Rodriguez, a former NYPD detective who is more determined than ever to finish the business of the past.
  • Walton will play Lucas Weston, an adventure-seeking, left-leaning, high-level executive at his family's Wall Street firm.
  • Brown will play Kiki Travis, a young VP at a Wall Street firm. She's Ivy League-educated, doesn't come from privilege but is making her own way in the world of the business elite.
  • Camille Cottin has been upped to series regular for the drama's upcoming fourth and final season. Additionally, Anjana Vasan and Robert Gilbert have been cast as new series regulars while Marie-Sophie Ferdane will recur. Cottin recurred during the third season - appearing in three episodes. Vasan stars in Peacock's We Are Lady Parts, which has been renewed for a second season. Gilbert appears in the 2021 feature film The Tragedy of Macbeth. Ferdane starred in the Netflix film I Am Not an Easy Man.
  • Cottin plays Hélène, the highest-ranking member of The Twelve revealed so far.
  • Vasan will play Pam, a young new assassin-in-training. She is an outsider whose work in the family funeral business was solace for her despite her bully of a brother.
  • Gilbert will play Yusuf, an ex-army, alpha bad boy who works with Eve (Sandra Oh) and helps her on her mission of revenge.
  • Ferdane will play Gunn, an assassin with even more issues than Villanelle (Jodie Comer).
  • Murray Bartlett will co-star on the upcoming limited series starring Kumail Nanjiani. He previously starred for two seasons in HBO's Looking, in the Netflix limited series Tales of the City and in the first season of HBO's The White Lotus.
  • He will play Nick De Noia, a producer-choreographer and charming, fast-talking New Yorker who's certain he's God's gift to entertainment. Just ask him. He is the person responsible for transforming Chippendales from a seedy male strip joint in West LA to the global juggernaut it would one day become. A man of many passions, Nick loves drinking, drugs, women, men - and most of all, showbiz.
  • Lyndon Smith, Zuri Reed, Jake Austin Walker, Antonio Cipriano and Jordan Rodrigues have joined the cast of the upcoming drama starring Lisette Alexis. Smith previously recurred on NBC's Parenthood, The CW's Crazy Ex-Girlfriend and AppleTV+'s Truth Be Told. Reed recurred on Showtime's Flatbush Misdemeanors. Walker starred for four seasons in SundanceTV's Rectify and in the first season of The CW's Stargirl. Cipriano recurred on Showtime's City on a Hill and HBO Max's The Sex Lives of College Girls. Rodrigues starred for two seasons in Hulu's Light as a Feather.
  • Smith will play FBI Agent Ross, who was top of her class at Quantico and was given a top assignment in D.C. But after she made a near career-ending mistake, she was reassigned to the Baton Rouge field office. When Jess (Alexis) and Tasha show up at her office asking for help, it's Ross' chance to prove herself by uncovering the truth about Jess and her mysterious connection to the treasure.
  • Reed will play Tasha, Jess' ride-or-die friend ever since high school. She is fiercely independent, a social media personality and a tech genius, who uses her platform to fight for privacy and rally against big corporations. But when she joins the treasure hunt, she's forced to reevaluate her belief system to help her best friend.
  • Walker will play Liam, a swoon-worthy, struggling musician with a permanent chip on his shoulder who comes from a long line of treasure hunters. When his estranged grandfather passes away and Jess shows up talking about a lost treasure connected to his family, Liam finds himself magnetically drawn to Jess and the promise of fulfilling his late father's treasure-hunting dreams.
  • Cipriano will play Oren, a lovable but self-obsessed goofball with an encyclopedic knowledge of conspiracy theories, sneakers and business. He'll spend the season attempting to win back Tasha's affections and slowly learn that real love requires personal sacrifice.
  • Rodrigues will play Ethan, a golden boy who has been friends with Jess since her mother Manuela tutored them as children. He's loved Jess since the day they met. A type-A rule follower, he will have to learn to relax his grip if he wants to be helpful on the hunt.