Friday, August 19, 2022

Casting News - Dan Levy Joins 'Sex Education'; Elijah Wood Books Recurring Role on 'Yellowjackets'; Plus 3 More Updates!

Casting News - August 19, 2022

ABC's Avalon; AppleTV+'s The Big Cigar; HBO Max's And Just Like That; Netflix's Sex Education; and Showtime's Yellowjackets

  • Dan Levy has joined the cast of the comedy's upcoming fourth season. He co-created and starred in Pop's Schitt's Creek, which ran for six seasons. In 2020, he won four Emmy Awards for the show for his work as an actor, executive producer, writer and director.
  • He will play Thomas Molloy, a famous author and Maeve's (Emma Mackey) US course tutor at her Ivy League college.
  • Returning cast members for the upcoming season include Asa Butterfield, Gillian Anderson, Ncuti Gatwa, Aimee-Lou Wood, Emma Mackey, Connor Swindells, Kedar Williams-Stirling, Mimi Keene, George Robinson, Chinenye Ezeudu, Dua Saleh, Alistair Petrie and Samantha Spiro.
  • Also joining the cast this season are Thaddea Graham, Marie Reuther, Felix Mufti, Anthony Lexa, Alexandra James and Imani Yahshua.
  • Glynn Turman has landed a recurring role on the upcoming limited series starring AndrĂ© Holland and Tiffany Boone. He won an Emmy Award in 2008 for his guest role in HBO's In Treatment. He recently recurred on the fourth season of FX's Fargo and starred in the ABC limited series Women of the Movement. He will next be seen in Hulu's upcoming drama Black Cake and in Disney+'s upcoming drama Percy Jackson and the Olympians.
  • He will play Walter, Huey P. Newton's (Holland) ailing father. A man Huey reveres, who worked multiple jobs over the course of his life to support his family.
  • John Corbett will reprise his Sex and the City role in the comedy's upcoming second season. He previously appeared in three seasons of the original HBO comedy as well as its second feature film spinoff. He also stars in the My Big Fat Greek Wedding film franchise.
  • He plays Aidan Shaw, Carrie Bradshaw's (Sarah Jessica Parker) off-and-on boyfriend before she married Mr. Big (Chris Noth). 
  • Elijah Wood has booked a major recurring role on the drama's upcoming second season. He previously starred in the Lord of the Rings film franchise. He also starred for four seasons in FX's Wilfred and two seasons in BBC America's Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency.
  • He will play Walter, a dedicated citizen detective who will challenge Misty (Christina Ricci) in ways she won't see coming.
  • Steven Pasquale will play the male lead opposite Neve Campbell in the upcoming drama created by David E. Kelley. He previously starred for seven seasons in FX's Rescue Me and in the Spectrum limited series The Bite. He will next be seen in Peacock's upcoming drama The Missing, also created by Kelley.
  • He will play William Claypool, a Los Angeles County Sheriff detective. Intelligent, head strong and good-humored, he is called to Catalina to investigate a terrifying discovery on the island.