Tuesday, April 5, 2022

Casting News - 'Next Generation's LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn & Gates McFadden Join 'Star Trek: Picard'; Plus 4 More Updates!

Casting News - April 5, 2022

AppleTV+'s Truth Be Told; Hulu's The Handmaid's Tale & Saint X; Netflix's XO, Kitty; and Paramount+'s Star Trek: Picard.

  • LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn, Jonathan Frakes, Gates McFadden, Marina Sirtis and Brent Spiner will reprise their Star Trek: The Next Generation roles in the drama's upcoming third and final season. All six actors previously starred opposite Patrick Stewart in all seven seasons of the syndicated drama.
  • Burton plays Geordi La Forge. Dorn plays Worf. Frakes plays William Riker. McFadden plays Beverly Crusher. Sirtis plays Deanna Troi. Spiner plays Data.
  • Frakes, Sirtis and Spiner have previously appeared on the drama during its first two seasons.
  • West Duchovny has joined the cast of the upcoming drama starring Victoria Pedretti. She previously recurred on Syfy's The Magicians. She will next star in Netflix's upcoming limited series Painkiller.
  • She will play Alison, a smart and charismatic young woman who is beginning to look at her own privilege through a critical lens as she vacations with her family at a beautiful island resort.
  • Christine Ko has landed a recurring role on the drama's upcoming fifth season. She currently stars in FXX's Dave, which has been renewed for a third season.
  • She will play Lily, a Gilead refugee who now is a leader in the Canada-based resistance movement. She's no stranger to perilous situations - with the scars to prove it. A former Martha, she's gritty and resourceful. Once someone earns her trust, she becomes a fierce ally.
  • Ana Ayora has booked a recurring role on the drama's upcoming third season. She previously recurred on Cinemax's Banshee and The CW's In the Dark. She also appeared in the 2019 feature film Captain Marvel.
  • No details were immediately announced about the character she will be playing.
  • Choi Min-yeong, Anthony Keyvan, Gia Kim, Sang Heon Lee, Peter Thurnwald and Regan Aliyah have been cast as series regulars on the upcoming comedy starring Anna Cathcart - reprising her role from the To All the Boys film franchise. Yunjin Kim, Michael K. Lee and Jocelyn Shelfo will appear in recurring roles.
  • Min-yeong will play Dae. Keyvan will play Q. Kim will play Yuri. Lee will play Min Ho. Thurnwald will play Alex. Aliyah will play Juliana.
  • Kim will play Jina. Lee will play Professor Lee. Shelfo will play Madison.