Wednesday, July 27, 2022

Casting News - Mark Dacascos and Chelsea Muirhead Set as New Series Regulars on HBO Max's 'Warrior'; Plus 4 More Updates!

Casting News - July 27, 2022

ABC's Grey's Anatomy; Amazon's Wilderness; The CW's Kung Fu; Disney+'s The Santa Clause; and HBO Max's Warrior.

  • Ashley Benson, Eric Balfour, Claire Rushbrook, Marsha Stephanie Blake, Morgana Van Peebles, Jonathan Keltz, Talia Balsam, Crystal Balint, Natalie Sharp, Geoff Gustafson and Jake Foy have joined the cast of the upcoming drama starring Jenna Coleman and Oliver Jackson-Cohen.
  • Benson will play Cara. Balfour will play Garth. Rushbrook will play Caryl. Blake will play Detective Rawlins. Van Peebles will play Ash. Keltz will play Detective Wiseman. Balsam will play Bonnie. Balint will play Liana. Sharp will play Marissa. Gustafson will play Zach. Foy will play Anton.
  • Harry Shum Jr. is the latest cast addition for the drama's upcoming nineteenth season. He previously starred for two seasons in FOX's Glee and three seasons in Freeform's Shadowhunters. He currently stars in the Crazy Rich Asians film franchise.
  • He will play Daniel "Blue" Kwan, a first-year surgical resident at Grey Sloan. Sharp-witted, impatient and brilliant, he is generous by nature but competitive to a fault, naturally gifted, and used to winning at everything. A family crisis interfered with his career plans and now he's got a lot to prove.
  • Ben Levin and Kim Rhodes have booked recurring roles on the drama's upcoming third season. Levin previously starred for two seasons in The CW's Legacies. Rhodes starred for three seasons in Disney's The Suite Life of Zack & Cody and recurred on The CW's Supernatural.
  • Levin will play Bo, a barista/vigilante who lives across the Bay in Oakland. He's cool, smart and strong with a jack-of-all-trades fighting style. His extracurricular crime fighting leads to a collision with Nicky (Olivia Liang) and her siblings. New in town and far from home, Bo's eager to pitch in with the Shen family's adventures, and to fight by Nicky's side.
  • Rhodes will play Carrie, a blunt, funny professional who works as a representative for a large restaurant investment group. When her company takes an interest in Harmony Dumplings, Mei-Li (Kheng Hua Tan) is quick to decline their overtures, but when an unexpected friendship blooms between her and Carrie, Mei-Li opens herself up to a possible alliance.
  • Mark Dacascos and Chelsea Muirhead have been cast as new series regulars on the drama's upcoming third season - its first on HBO Max after airing its first two seasons on Cinemax. Dacascos previously recurred on CBS' Hawaii Five-0, ABC's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and Netflix's Wu Assassins. Muirhead starred in the web series Slo Pitch.
  • They join returning series regulars Andrew Koji as Ah Sahm, Olivia Cheng as Ah Toy, Jason Tobin as Young Jun, Dianne Doan as Mai Ling, Kieran Bew as Bill O'Hara, Dean Jagger as Dylan Leary, Tom Weston-Jones as Richard Henry Lee, Hoon Lee as Wang Chao, Joe Taslim as Li Yong, Langley Kirkwood as Walter Buckley, Perry Yung as Father Jun, Chen Tang as Hong, Miranda Raison as Nellie Davenport, and Dustin Nguyen as Zing.
  • Dacascos will play Kong Pak, the former leader of a newly absorbed, Long Zii-affiliated tong and Li Yong's old friend and mentor.
  • Muirhead will play Yan Mi, the unassuming but shrewd daughter of a local print shop maker based in Chinatown.
  • David Krumholtz will reprise his feature film role in the upcoming limited series starring Tim Allen and Elizabeth Mitchell. He previously starred for six seasons in CBS' Numb3rs and three seasons in HBO's The Deuce.
  • He plays Bernard the Elf. Krumholtz previously appeared in the 1994 film The Santa Clause and in the 2002 sequel The Santa Clause 2.