Monday, July 11, 2022

Casting News - Jonathan Bailey to Star in 'Fellow Travelers'; Scott Evans Joins 'With Love'; Plus 3 More Updates!

Casting News - July 11, 2022

Amazon's With Love; FOX's The Resident; HBO Max's The Girls on the Bus; OWN's Queen Sugar; and Showtime's Fellow Travelers.

  • Jonathan Bailey has been cast as a series regular on the upcoming limited series starring Matt Bomer and Allison Williams. He previously starred for two seasons in Netflix's Bridgerton.
  • He will play Tim Laughlin, a young Fordham University graduate, earnest about his political and religious convictions and filled with optimism about the post-WWII future. He begins a romance with Hawkins Fuller (Bomer) just as Joseph McCarthy and Roy Cohn declare war on "subversives and sexual deviants," initiating one of the darkest periods in 20th century American history. Over the course of four decades, Hawk and Tim cross paths through the Vietnam War protests of the 1960s, the drug-fueled disco hedonism of the 1970s and the AIDS crisis of the 1980s, while facing obstacles in the world and in themselves.
  • Scott Evans has joined the cast of the comedy's upcoming second season. He previously starred for three years in ABC's One Life to Live. He also recurred on USA's White Collar, VH1's Daytime Divas and Netflix's Grace and Frankie.
  • He will play James, Henry's (Vincent Rodriguez III) childhood friend.
  • Andrew McCarthy has been promoted to series regular on the drama's upcoming sixth season. He joined the cast as a recurring guest star during its fifth season. He previously starred in the '80s films St. Elmo's Fire, Pretty in Pink, Mannequin and Weekend at Bernie's. He's notably directed episodes of Netflix's Orange Is the New Black and NBC's The Blacklist in recent years.
  • He plays Dr. Ian Sullivan, Cade's (Kaley Ronayne) father, a nationally renowned pediatric surgeon and new hire at Chastain.
  • Kaci Walfall, Lamman Rucker and Tracie Thoms will guest star on the drama's upcoming seventh and final season. Walfall previously starred in The CW's one-season Naomi - which was co-created by Queen Sugar developer Ava DuVernay. Rucker starred for five seasons in OWN's Greenleaf. Thoms currently stars in AppleTV+'s Truth Be Told, which has been renewed for a third season.
  • No details were immediately announced about the characters Walfall and Rucker will be playing. Thoms will appear as Nova's (Rutina Wesley) long-lost high school love.
  • Returning guest stars for the final season include Glynn Turman as Ernest; Sharon Lawrence as Lorna; Greg Vaughan as Calvin; Amirah Vann as Parker Campbell; Brian Michael Smith as Toine; Reagan Gomez as Chantal; Ann Nesby as Sandy; Tanyell Waivers as Keke; McKinley Freeman as Dominic; and Vivien NgĂ´ as Trinh.
  • Christina Elmore will co-star on the upcoming drama starring Melissa Benoist. She previously starred for five seasons in TNT's The Last Ship and two seasons in BET's Twenties. She also recurred on HBO's Insecure.
  • She will play Kimberlyn Kendrick, an Ivy League-educated Reagan Republican and campaign reporter for Liberty News.