Wednesday, March 23, 2022

Casting News - 'Truth Be Told' Casts Gabrielle Union for Season 3; Mae Whitman to Star in 'Up Here'; Plus 2 More Updates!

Casting News - March 23, 2022

AMC's Mayfair Witches; AppleTV+'s Truth Be Told; The CW's Charmed; and Hulu's Up Here.

  • Gabrielle Union will star opposite Octavia Spencer in the anthology drama's upcoming third season. She previously starred for five seasons in BET's Being Mary Jane and two seasons in Spectrum's L.A.'s Finest. She can currently be seen in the Disney+ film Cheaper by the Dozen.
  • She will play Eva, an outspoken high school principal who becomes embroiled in a problematic incident.
  • Natasha Henstridge has landed a recurring role on the drama's fourth season. She currently stars in the Canadian drama Diggstown, which has been renewed for a fourth and final season.
  • She will play Diana. Confident, strong and wry-witted, she is another Whitelighter, when it was believed that Harry (Rupert Evans) was the only one left. She seeks Harry out in the hopes that he can help her escape from a bizarre, magical predicament in which she finds herself.
  • Mae Whitman will play the female lead in the upcoming comedy created by Steven Levenson and Danielle Sanchez-Witzel. She previously starred for six seasons in NBC's Parenthood and four seasons in NBC's Good Girls.
  • She will play Lindsay, who has spent her entire life desperately trying to live up to the good girl persona the world seems to expect of her. But she is sick and tired of being nice. She is about to leave her small life in small town Vermont behind to move to New York City to find out who she really is, and what she really wants.
  • Harry Hamlin is set as a series regular on the upcoming drama starring Alexandra Daddario. He received an Emmy Award nomination in 2013 for his guest performance on AMC's Mad Men. He has also recurred on UPN's Veronica Mars, Showtime's Shameless, NBC's Law & Order: SVU, CBS' Mom, USA's Shooter and National Geographic's The Hot Zone: Anthrax.
  • He will play Cortland Mayfair, the current reigning patriarch of the Mayfair clan with a voracious appetite for more money, more power and more life.