Monday, June 20, 2022

Casting News - Dana Delany Joins 'Tulsa King'; 'Poker Face' Adds Tim Meadows and Jameela Jamil; Plus 2 More Updates!

Casting News - June 20, 2022

HBO's The Righteous Gemstones; Paramount+'s Tulsa King & Wolf Pack; and Peacock's Poker Face.

  • Armani Jackson, Bella Shepard, Chloe Rose Robertson and Tyler Lawrence Gray will play the lead roles in the upcoming drama created by Jeff Davis. Jackson previously recurred on ABC's Grey's Anatomy and TBS' Chad. Shepard guest starred on Netflix's Orange Is the New Black, Amazon's The Wilds and Paramount+'s iCarly. Robertson appears in the upcoming film Wildflower. Gray appears in the upcoming film Feeling Randy.
  • The drama will follow teenagers Everett (Jackson) and Blake (Shepard) whose lives are forever changed when a California wildfire awakens a terrifying supernatural creature. Wounded in the chaos of its attack, the teens are inexplicably drawn to each other and to two others, fraternal twins Harlan (Gray) and Luna (Robertson), who were adopted sixteen years earlier by a park ranger after another mysterious wildfire. As the full moon rises, all four teens come together to unravel the secret that connects them - the bite and blood of a werewolf.
  • Tim Meadows, Jameela Jamil, Nicholas Cirillo, Audrey Corsa and Niall Cunningham have joined the cast of the upcoming drama starring Natasha Lyonne and Joseph Gordon-Levitt. Meadows previously starred for four seasons in Paramount+'s No Activity and two seasons in ABC's Schooled. Jamil starred for four seasons in NBC's The Good Place. Cirillo recurred on Netflix's Outer Banks. Corsa starred in the second season of CBS' All Rise. Cunningham starred for four seasons in CBS' Life in Pieces.
  • As with all previous casting, no details were immediately announced about the characters they will be playing.
  • Dana Delany has been cast as a series regular on the upcoming drama starring Sylvester Stallone. She is a two-time Emmy Award winner for her lead performance in ABC's China Beach. She also starred for three seasons in ABC's Desperate Housewives, three seasons in ABC's Body of Proof and two seasons in Amazon's Hand of God.
  • She will play Margaret, an affluent and influential equestrian and owner of a sprawling horse farm and animal preserve. She is a formidable presence and a trustee of the Annie Oakley Society.
  • Steve Zahn has landed a recurring role on the comedy's upcoming third season. He previously starred in the first season of HBO's The White Lotus and next stars in Spectrum's upcoming limited series George & Tammy.
  • He will play Peter, a militia leader.