Thursday, July 14, 2022

Casting News - Rosie Perez Lands Recurring Role on 'Your Honor'; Christiane Paul Exits 'FBI: International'; Plus 3 More Updates!

Casting News - July 14, 2022

AppleTV+'s Sunny; CBS' FBI: International; FOX's The Resident; Paramount+'s Mayor of Kingstown; and Showtime's Your Honor.

  • Nishi Munshi has been promoted to series regular for the drama's upcoming second season. She recurred during the first season - appearing in five episodes overall. She previously recurred on The CW's The Originals, FOX's Lethal Weapon and Syfy's The Magicians.
  • She plays Tracy McLusky, the wife of the youngest McLusky brother, Kyle (Taylor Handley), who is a police officer in Kingstown.
  • Rosie Perez has landed a major recurring role on the drama's upcoming second season. Furthermore, Andrene Ward-Hammond has been promoted to series regular for the new season. Perez currently stars in HBO Max's The Flight Attendant and AppleTV+'s Now and Then, both of which are awaiting word on their futures after ending their second and first seasons, respectively. Ward-Hammond recurred during the drama's first season - appearing in five episodes overall. She currently stars in AMC's 61st Street, which has been renewed for a second season.
  • Perez will play Olivia Delmont, a charismatic assistant U.S. Attorney who must manipulate and motivate an unwilling asset in order to bring down a crime organization in New Orleans.
  • Ward-Hammond plays Big Mo, the formidable leader of the Desire Gang, who demands fierce loyalty as she pushes to expand her empire throughout New Orleans.
  • The drama has upped Kaley Ronayne to series regular for its upcoming sixth season. She appeared as a recurring guest star in the fifth season - appearing in 11 episodes. She previously recurred on FOX's Gotham, Cinemax's Quarry and Disney+'s The Right Stuff.
  • She plays Dr. Cade Sullivan, a double board-certified ICU and ER doctor whose love life this season will take compelling and unexpected turns. Meanwhile, her father, Dr. Ian Sullivan (Andrew McCarthy), now a top physician at Chastain, is struggling with a dark secret. Her attachment to him, and the fight to save him, will upend her life.
  • Christiane Paul will not return as a series regular in the drama's upcoming second season. The first season finale served as her final appearance - though the option remains for her to return as a guest star. Moreover, Eva-Jane Willis has been cast as a new series regular to help fill the void by Paul's departure. Willis will be seen recurring in Amazon's upcoming drama The Power.
  • Paul played Katrin Jaeger, a multilingual Europol agent from Germany who acts as a liaison with the FBI team. She was promoted to the head of all Western Europe for Europol off-camera in the season finale.
  • Willis will play Megan "Smitty" Garretson, a street-wise Europol agent with an extensive undercover background, who is embedded with the team and liaises with each host country they inhabit.
  • Hidetoshi Nishijima will play the male lead opposite Rashida Jones in the upcoming dramedy created by Katie Robbins. He previously starred in the 2021 Japanese film Drive My Car, which was nominated for four Academy Awards earlier this year (winning one for Best International Feature Film).
  • He will play Masa Sakamoto, Suzie's (Jones) husband and a brilliant roboticist.