Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Casting News - Helen Mirren and Harrison Ford to Headline '1932'; Charles Dance Joins 'Rabbit Hole'; Plus 3 More Updates!

Casting News - May 17, 2022

AMC's Kevin Can F**k Himself; Disney+'s Echo; Hulu's Washington Black; and Paramount+'s 1932 & Rabbit Hole.

  • Charles Dance, Meta Golding, Enid Graham, Jason Butler Harner and Walt Klint have been cast as series regulars on the upcoming drama starring Kiefer Sutherland. Dance previously starred for four seasons in HBO's Game of Thrones. Golding starred in the sixth season of FOX's Empire. Graham recurred on USA's The Sinner and HBO's Mare of Easttown. Harner starred for two seasons in Netflix's Ozark. Klint is a relative newcomer.
  • Dance will play Dr. Ben Wilson. Golding will play Hailey Winton. Graham will play Josephine "Jo" Madi. Harner will play Valence. Klink will play The Intern.
  • Erinn Hayes will guest star in the dramedy's upcoming second and final season. She previously starred for seven seasons in Adult Swim's Childrens Hospital and one season in CBS' Kevin Can Wait. She currently recurs on ABC's The Goldbergs.
  • No details were immediately announced about the character she will be playing.
  • Helen Mirren and Harrison Ford will headline the upcoming limited series - the latest prequel to Paramount Network's Yellowstone. Mirren has won one Academy Award, four Emmy Awards and one Tony Award. Ford has starred in the Star Wars, Indiana Jones and Blade Runner film franchises.
  • No details were immediately announced about the characters they will be playing.
  • Billy Boyd, Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine and Julian Rhind-Tutt have landed recurring roles on the upcoming limited series starring Sterling K. Brown. Boyd previously starred in the Lord of the Rings film franchise. Mwine starred for three seasons in Showtime's The Chi and currently recurs on Netflix's The Lincoln Lawyer. Rhind-Tutt starred for two seasons in Hulu's Harlots.
  • Boyd will play Willard, the proverbial Man in Black, the hunter dispatched by Erasmus Wilde to find and capture Washington Black (Ernest Kingsley Jr.). But Willard is no ordinary hunter. He is the dark shadow in Wash's life. The spiritual and literal manifestation of a system that views Wash, and his genius, as a threat to be contained by any means. And it is only a matter of time before Wash's light and Willard's darkness smash together with heavy consequences for all.
  • Mwine will play Gaius, a man with a foot in two worlds, that of the oppressor and the oppressed. His access to information from working in the Great House helps him provide a watchful eye and guiding hand to young Washington Black on Faith Plantation. But standing in two worlds can pull a man apart, and Gaius must somehow find the footing that allows him to serve his people, and still stay alive.
  • Rhind-Tutt will play Erasmus Wilde, the iron-handed master of Faith Plantation in Barbados, where Washington Black begins life in bondage before flying to freedom. A man filled with dark complexities and deep conflict, Erasmus' internal struggles fuel a bitterness that burns all he touches, especially those under his power at Faith. Much like his brother Titch (Tom Ellis), Erasmus is fighting to escape the legacy of abandonment and Empire before it all dooms his soul.
  • Chaske Spencer, Tantoo Cardinal, Cody Lightning, Graham Greene and Zahn McClarnon have joined the cast of the upcoming Marvel drama starring Alaqua Cox. Spencer previously recurred on Cinemax's Banshee, Amazon's Sneaky Pete and NBC's Blindspot. Cardinal starred in ABC's one-season drama Stumptown and recurred on Starz's Outlander. Lightning appears in the upcoming film Hey, Viktor!. Greene recurred on Netflix's Longmire, Amazon's Goliath and Starz's American Gods. McClarnon currently stars in AMC's Dark Winds, which premieres next month.
  • No details were immediately announced about the characters Spencer, Cardinal, Lightning and Greene will be playing.
  • McClarnon will reprise his role as Maya's (Cox) father, which he previously played in Disney+'s Hawkeye.