Monday, May 2, 2022

Casting News - Jeff Daniels to Star in Netflix's 'A Man in Full'; Kate Walsh Joins Freevee's 'Sprung'; Plus 2 More Updates!

Casting News - May 2, 2022

AppleTV+'s Disclaimer; The CW's Riverdale; Freevee's Sprung; and Netflix's A Man in Full.

  • Caroline Day has landed a recurring role on the drama's sixth season. She previously recurred on Lifetime's Army Wives, ABC's Scandal and Showtime's Billions.
  • She will play Heather, a librarian in Greendale and Cheryl's (Madelaine Petsch) long-rumored junior-high sweetheart. After tracking down Heather on social media, Cheryl gets in touch with her, much to Nana Rose's (Barbara Wallace) disapproval. When Heather re-enters Cheryl's life, she does so with secret knowledge that may help Cheryl understand her emerging powers better.
  • Kate Walsh, Camden Garcia and Andre Jamal Kinney have joined the cast of the upcoming comedy starring Garret Dillahunt. Walsh is currently recurring on ABC's Grey's Anatomy and Netflix's Emily in Paris. Garcia recurred on FOX's Raising Hope and guest starred on ABC's Station 19. Kinney serves as the resident choreographer and acting teacher for the Amazing Grace musical theater conservatory in Los Angeles since 2009.
  • Walsh will play Congresswoman Paula Tackleberry, who is targeted by the group for using insider trading secrets to sell millions of dollars in stocks while assuring the public that the COVID-19 pandemic is nothing to worry about.
  • Garcia will play Collin, a congressional aide who unwittingly gets himself and his boyfriend involved in his boss' trading scheme surrounding the approval of COVID-19 vaccines.
  • Kinney will play Brett, Collin's loving boyfriend who also gets wrapped up in the congresswoman's scheme. He has a passion for dance and tries to support his boyfriend's career as best he can.
  • Louis Partridge has been cast as a series regular on the upcoming limited series starring Cate Blanchett and Kevin Kline. He currently stars in the Netflix film franchise Enola Holmes. He next stars in FX's upcoming limited series Pistol.
  • He will play Jonathan Brigstocke, a teenager on his gap year traveling through Italy who allows himself to give in to his deeper desires with unexpected consequences.
  • Jeff Daniels will play the lead role in the upcoming limited series created by David E. Kelley. He won two Emmy Awards for his performances in HBO's The Newsroom and Netflix's Godless. He also received three Tony Award nominations for his performances in the plays God of Carnage, Blackbird and To Kill a Mockingbird.
  • He will play Charlie Croker, a polarizing and robust Atlanta real estate mogul who faces sudden bankruptcy. Crude, rude and irrepressible, he defends his empire against all takers. At any cost.