Monday, August 1, 2022

Casting News - Cyndi Lauper Lands Recurring Role on Amazon's 'The Horror of Dolores Roach'; Plus 9 More Updates!

Casting News - August 1, 2022

Amazon's The Boys & The Horror of Dolores Roach; AMC's The Driver; AppleTV+'s The Big Cigar & Mrs. American Pie; Hulu's Career Opportunities in Murder and Mayhem; NBC's Quantum Leap; Netflix's Obliterated; Paramount+'s School Spirits; and Showtime's Your Honor

  • Annie Q. Riegel has been cast in a recurring role on the upcoming drama starring Mandy Patinkin and Violett Beane. She previously starred in the first season of HBO's The Leftovers and recurred on The CW's Kung Fu.
  • She will play Winnie.
  • Milo Manheim has joined the cast of the upcoming drama starring Peyton List. He currently stars in the Disney film franchise Zombies - which released its third film a few weeks ago. He also recurred on ABC's American Housewife and The Conners.
  • He will play Wally, a lovable ghost from the 1980s who in his glory days was a star high school football player.
  • Cameron Crovetti has been promoted to series regular for the drama's upcoming fourth season. Valorie Curry and Susan Heyward have also been cast as new series regulars on the season. Crovetti joined the drama as a recurring guest star in the second season and has appeared in eight episodes overall. Curry previously starred for two seasons in FOX's The Following and two seasons in Amazon's The Tick. Heyward starred for two seasons in PlayStation Network's Powers and recurred on Netflix's Orange Is the New Black.
  • Crovetti plays Ryan, Homelander's (Antony Starr) son.
  • Curry will play Firecracker. Heyward will play Sister Sage.
  • Cyndi Lauper has landed a recurring role on the upcoming drama starring Justina Machado. She is a Grammy, Emmy and Tony Award winner. As a singer, she is known for the hit songs "Time After Time," "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun" and "True Colors." As an actress, she recurred on NBC's Mad About You and FOX's Bones
  • She will play Ruthie, a Broadway theatre usher who moonlights as a private investigator and stirs up trouble for Dolores Roach (Machado).
  • Kimi Rutledge will co-star on the upcoming action comedy starring Nick Zano and Shelley Hennig. She previously guest starred on Hulu's Shrill.
  • She will play Maya, a young NSA tech expert in the field for the first time and wildly out of her element. Rutledge replaces Amalia Yoo, who was originally cast in the role.
  • Jordane Christie has booked a recurring role on the upcoming limited series starring André Holland and Tiffany Boone. He previously starred in the second season of Paramount+'s Why Women Kill and recurred on NBC's Law & Order: Organized Crime
  • He will play Bobby Seale, Huey P. Newton's (Holland) friend and the co-founder of the Black Panther Party. He bonded with Newton over repeated incarcerations and infiltrations by the FBI before deciding to leave the party.
  • Jimi Stanton, Lilli Kay and Benjamin Flores Jr. have been promoted to series regulars for the drama's upcoming second season. All three previously recurred on the first season - with Stanton appearing in eight episodes, Kay appearing in ten episodes and Flores appearing in nine episodes.
  • Stanton plays Carlo Baxter, the only surviving son of Jimmy Baxter (Michael Stuhlbarg), who is now more determined than ever to follow in his father's criminal footsteps.
  • Kay plays Fia Baxter, who is forced to reckon with the true nature of her family as she deals with the aftermath of her boyfriend's shooting (by a bullet that was intended for her brother).
  • Flores plays Eugene Jones, whose attempt to avenge his brother's death has created a new chain of events that threaten to create a war on the streets of New Orleans.
  • Rick Cosnett is set for a recurring role on the upcoming comedy starring Kristen Wiig, Laura Dern, Allison Janney and Carol Burnett. He previously starred in the first season of The CW's The Flash. He also recurred on The CW's The Vampire Diaries and ABC's Quantico.
  • He will play Sergeant Tom Sanka.
  • Georgina Reilly has scored a recurring role on the upcoming drama starring Raymond Lee. She previously starred for four seasons in CBC's Murdoch Mysteries. She also recurred on Showtime's City on a Hill and ABC's The Baker and the Beauty.
  • No details were immediately announced about the character she will be playing.
  • Bonnie Mbuli has been cast as a series regular on the upcoming drama starring Giancarlo Esposito and Paula Malcomson. She previously starred in the BBC One/Peacock drama Noughts & Crosses.
  • She will play Shamiso Tongai, The Horse's (Zackary Momoh) smart older sister. She's wary of strangers and protective of her family's operation, which she's intricately involved in with a voice that becomes more powerful as the story progresses.