Friday, March 11, 2022

Casting News - 'BMF' Promotes La La Anthony to Series Regular; Dann Florek to Visit 'Organized Crime'; Plus 1 More Update!

Casting News - March 11, 2022

NBC's Law & Order: Organized Crime & Young Rock; and Starz's BMF.

  • La La Anthony has been promoted to series regular on the drama's upcoming second season. Additionally, Kelly Hu has been cast as a new series regular while Christine Horn will recur. Anthony guest starred in the first season. Hu previously recurred on FOX's The Orville, The CW's Arrow and Spectrum's L.A.'s Finest. Horn recurs on FX's Snowfall.
  • Anthony plays Markisha Taylor, the smart, sophisticated and street savvy wife of a powerful Detroit dealer. Despite the risk, Terry (Da'Vinchi) begins to pursue her relentlessly and they develop a friendship.
  • Hu will play Detective Veronica Jin, a smart, complex and tough cop out on the streets. Her emotional journey is both universal and unique as she is a product of the American Dream shaped by her Chinese immigrant parents, but unique because she becomes the only Asian American, female detective in the murder capital of the world in the '80s.
  • Horn will play Mabel Jones, a trusted friend and neighbor to the Flenory family. Despite her vivacious facade, the Flenory's will discover there's more to Mabel than what meets the eye.
  • Arlyn Broche has booked a recurring role on the comedy's upcoming second season. She previously guest starred on HBO's Ballers and Netflix's Bloodline. She also recurred on OWN's The Haves and the Have Nots.
  • She will play Dany Garcia, Dwayne's (Uli Latukefu) college sweetheart-turned-ex-wife and business partner.
  • Dann Florek will reprise his SVU role in an upcoming episode of the drama's second season. He previously starred for fifteen seasons in NBC's Law & Order: SVU - opposite Organized Crime lead Christopher Meloni for twelve of them. He most recently reprised the role in SVU's 500th episode, which aired last fall.
  • In the April 7 episode, when Donnelly's (Denis Leary) version of events don't match up to what Stabler (Meloni) remembers about his father's heroic rescue on the job, Stabler turns to his friend and mentor Captain Donald Cragen (Florek) for help sorting out the truths from the lies.