Wednesday, September 7, 2022

Casting News - Margo Martindale and Molly Parker to Appear on 'Accused'; Cherry Jones Joins 'Poker Face'; Plus 3 More Updates!

Casting News - September 7, 2022

CBS' Bob Hearts Abishola; The CW's Superman & Lois; Disney+'s Ironheart; FOX's Accused; and Peacock's Poker Face

  • Michael Bishop has been tapped to succeed Jordan Elsass in the role of Jonathan Kent in the drama's upcoming third season. He previously starred in the Disney Channel film Spin.
  • On the drama, Jonathan Kent is the son of Clark/Superman (Tyler Hoechlin) and Lois (Elizabeth Tulloch), and the twin brother of Jordan (Alexander Garfin).
  • Cherry Jones, Luis Guzmán, Hong Chau and Reed Birney have joined the cast of the upcoming drama starring Natasha Lyonne. Jones is a three-time Emmy Award winner for FOX's 24, Hulu's The Handmaid's Tale and HBO's Succession. Guzmán previously starred for three seasons in CBS' Code Black and next recurs on Netflix's upcoming drama Wednesday. Chau starred in the second season of Amazon's Homecoming and in the HBO limited series Watchmen. Birney recurred on Netflix's House of Cards and AppleTV+'s Home Before Dark
  • No details were immediately announced about the characters they will be playing.
  • Margo Martindale, Molly Parker, Rachel Bilson, Jack Davenport, Reid Miller, August Maturo, J. Harrison Ghee and Ian Anthony Dale will appear in upcoming episodes of the episodic anthology series. Martindale is a three-time Emmy Award winner for FX's Justified and FX's The Americans. Parker starred for three seasons in HBO's Deadwood, three seasons in Netflix's House of Cards and three seasons in Netflix's Lost in Space. Bilson starred for four seasons in FOX's The O.C. and four seasons in The CW's Hart of Dixie. Davenport starred in the first season of Paramount+'s Why Women Kill and in the first season of AppleTV+'s The Morning Show. Miller recurred on Netflix's Boo, Bitch. Maturo starred for three seasons in Disney's Girl Meets World. Ghee starred on Broadway in the musicals Mrs. Doubtfire and Some Like It Hot. Dale starred for three seasons in CBS' Hawaii Five-0, three seasons in TNT's Murder in the First and two seasons in CBS' Salvation.
  • Martindale and Parker will star in an episode tackling conspiracy theories.
  • Bilson, Davenport, Miller and Maturo will appear in an episode about a family caught in a troubling situation.
  • Ghee will star in an episode centering on a drag queen's affair and its aftermath. 
  • Dale will appear in an episode about a brother striving to protect his sibling who was injured in a devastating car accident as a child.
  • Saidah Arrika Ekulona has been promoted to series regular for the comedy's upcoming fourth season. She joined the cast as a recurring guest star in its second season - appearing in 18 episodes overall. She also recurred on AMC's Better Call Saul and Amazon's A League of Their Own.
  • She plays Ebunoluwa, Abishola's (Folake Olowofoyeku) mother and Olu's (Shola Adewusi) sister.
  • Shakira Barrera has been cast as a series regular on the upcoming drama starring Dominique Thorne, Anthony Ramos and Alden Ehrenreich. She currently stars in Freevee's Sprung, which is now airing its first season. She previously recurred on Netflix's GLOW, Showtime's Shameless and TNT's Animal Kingdom.
  • No details were immediately announced about the character she will be playing.