Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Casting News - 'The White Lotus' Adds F. Murray Abraham; Elizabeth Mitchell Joins 'FBI: International'; Plus 1 More Update!

Casting News - January 18, 2022

CBS' FBI: International; Disney+'s High School Musical: The Musical: The Series; and HBO's The White Lotus.

  • Adrian Lyles and Saylor Bell have been cast as new series regulars on the comedy's upcoming third season. Furthermore, Corbin Bleu, Meg Donnelly and Jason Earles will guest star in the new season. Lyles has appeared in numerous commercials, including for Six Flags and Guitars and Growlers. Bell previously guest starred on CBS' Mom and CBS' The Big Bang Theory. Bleu starred in the High School Musical film franchise. Donnelly stars in Disney's Zombies film franchise. Earles starred for four seasons in Disney's Hannah Montana and four seasons in Disney XD's Kickin' It.
  • Lyles will play Jet, Camp Shallow Lake's mysterious new kid.
  • Bell will play Maddox, a bright-eyed, quick-witted techie, who always follows the rules.
  • Bleu will appear as himself.
  • Donnelly will play Val, a confident and funny college student and longtime camper-turned-Counselor-in-Training, who is ready to choreograph the summer production of Frozen
  • Earles will play Dewey Wood, the stone-faced, killjoy of a Camp Director at Camp Shallow Lake.
  • F. Murray Abraham, Adam DiMarco, Tom Hollander and Haley Lu Richardson have joined the cast of the upcoming second installment of the anthology series. Abraham currently stars in AppleTV+'s Mythic Quest, which has been renewed for a third season. DiMarco previously recurred on Syfy's The Magicians and Netflix's The Order. Hollander starred in the AMC limited series The Night Manager. Richardson starred in the HBO Max film Unpregnant.
  • Abraham will play Bert Di Grasso, an elderly man traveling with his son, Dominic (Michael Imperioli) and grandson.
  • DiMarco will play Albie Di Grasso, a recent college graduate traveling with his father and grandfather.
  • Hollander will play Quentin, an English expat, vacationing with his friends and nephew.
  • Richardson will play Portia, a young woman traveling with her boss.
  • Elizabeth Mitchell has booked a recurring role on the drama's first season. She previously starred for four seasons in ABC's Lost, two seasons in ABC's V and two seasons in NBC's Revolution. She has also recurred on Amazon's The Expanse, ABC's Once Upon a Time and Netflix's Outer Banks.
  • She will play Angela Cassidy, Scott Forrester's (Luke Kleintank) long-lost mother who worked for the U.S. government before selling information to the Russians.