Monday, May 9, 2022

Casting News - Jake McDorman to Play Male Lead Opposite Betty Gilpin in Peacock's 'Mrs. Davis'; Plus 2 More Updates!

Casting News - May 9, 2022

Amazon's Untitled The Boys Spinoff; AppleTV+'s The Crowded Room; and Peacock's Mrs. Davis.

  • Jake McDorman will play the male lead opposite Betty Gilpin in the upcoming drama created by Tara Hernandez and Damon Lindelof. He previously starred in Disney+'s one-season drama The Right Stuff. He also recurred on Hulu's Dopesick and FX's What We Do In the Shadows. He next stars in FX's upcoming limited series Class of '09.
  • He will play the rebellious ex of a nun (Gilpin), who also has a personal vendetta against the Algorithm.
  • Jason Isaacs and Lior Raz have joined the cast of the upcoming anthology drama starring Tom Holland and Amanda Seyfried. Isaacs currently stars in CBS' Good Sam, which wrapped its first season last week. Raz co-created and stars in Netflix's Fauda, which has been renewed for a fourth season.
  • Isaacs will play Jack Lamb, a friend of Danny's (Holland) biological father and Yitzhak's employer.
  • Raz will play Yitzhak, Danny's landlord, who becomes an important figure in his life.
  • London Thor, Derek Luh, Asa Germann and Shelley Conn will co-star on the upcoming spinoff of Amazon's The Boys. Thor previously recurred on Showtime's Shameless. Luh recurred on CBS' All Rise and Starz's Shining Vale. Germann will appear in Netflix's upcoming limited series Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story. Conn recently starred in the second season of Netflix's Bridgerton.
  • No details were immediately announced about the characters they will be playing.