Friday, August 5, 2022

Casting News - Rosanna Arquette Books Recurring Role on 'Big Sky'; Laura San Giacomo Joins 'The Santa Clause'

Casting News - August 5, 2022

ABC's Big Sky and Disney+'s The Santa Clause.

  • Rosanna Arquette has been cast in a recurring role on the drama's upcoming third season. She previously recurred on Showtime's The L Word, Showtime's Ray Donovan and Netflix's Ratched. She will next be seen in Peacock's untitled comedy created by Jason Woliner.
  • She will play Virginia "Gigi" Cessna, Jenny's (Katheryn Winnick) charismatic, fast-talking mother. She's a world-class scam artist who used childhood Jenny in her grifts, much to present-day Jenny's resentment. Gigi has an uncanny ability to charm her way into people's lives and then disappear without a trace. When she returns to Helena to pull her latest con, Jenny catches onto her and mother-daughter must work through their difficult relationship.
  • Laura San Giacomo has joined the cast of the upcoming limited series starring Tim Allen and Elizabeth Mitchell. She previously starred for seven seasons in NBC's Just Shoot Me! and three seasons in TNT's Saving Grace. She also recurred on TNT's Animal Kingdom, CBS' NCIS and HBO's Barry.
  • She will play La Befana, a Christmas Witch from Italian folklore who delivered treats to good children on the morning of the epiphany. She now resides in the Wobbly Woods of the North Pole.