Monday, May 23, 2022

Casting News - Okieriete Onaodowan to Play Lead Role in AMC's 'Demascus'; Ricky Martin Joins AppleTV+'s 'Mrs. American Pie'

Casting News - May 23, 2022

AMC's Demascus and AppleTV+'s Mrs. American Pie.

  • Okieriete Onaodowan will play the lead role in the upcoming drama created by Tearrance Arvelle Chisholm. He previously starred for five seasons in ABC's Station 19, exiting the main cast late last year. He also originated the roles of Hercules Mulligan and James Madison on Broadway in the musical Hamilton.
  • He will play Demascus, a 33-year-old Black man who goes on a journey of self-discovery using an innovative new technology that allows him to experience different versions of his own life.
  • Ricky Martin has joined the cast of the upcoming comedy starring Kristen Wiig and Allison Janney. He has received 9 Grammy Award nominations - winning twice. In 2018, he was nominated for an Emmy Award for his supporting role in FX's The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story.
  • He will play Robert.