Friday, May 13, 2022

Casting News - Stephanie Beatriz to Play Female Lead in 'Twisted Metal'; 'The Afterparty' Adds John Cho; Plus 1 More Update!

Casting News - May 13, 2022

AppleTV+'s The Afterparty & Mrs. American Pie; and Peacock's Twisted Metal

  • John Cho has been cast as a new series regular on the anthology comedy's upcoming second season. He previously starred in the second season of FOX's The Exorcist and in Netflix's one-season drama Cowboy Bebop. He also starred in the 2018 feature film Searching.
  • He will play Ulysses.
  • Leslie Bibb has joined the cast of the upcoming comedy starring Kristen Wiig and Allison Janney. She previously starred in Netflix's one-season drama Jupiter's Legacy. She will next star in Netflix's upcoming comedy God's Favorite Idiot opposite Melissa McCarthy and Ben Falcone.
  • She will play Dinah, a lovely but vulnerable member of the high society.
  • Stephanie Beatriz will play the female lead in the upcoming comedy starring Anthony Mackie. She previously starred for eight seasons in FOX/NBC's Brooklyn Nine-Nine. She recently starred in the films In the Heights and Encanto.
  • She will play Quiet, a ferocious, badass car thief who acts purely on instinct - you couldn't stop her any more than a manhole could stop a volcano. Coming from a community that oppressed her into silence, her wish is to find her place in this dark, chaotic world. But when she becomes clouded by her need for revenge, Quiet forms an unlikely, antagonistic bond with John Doe (Mackie).