Thursday, October 13, 2022

Casting News - Indira Varma Joins 'Dune: The Sisterhood'; Timothy Dalton to Co-Star on '1923'; Plus 5 More Updates!

Casting News - October 13, 2022

AppleTV+'s Sinking Spring; Disney+'s Percy Jackson and the Olympians; FX's Fargo; HBO Max's Dune: The Sisterhood; Hulu's La Máquina; and Paramount+'s 1923 & Fatal Attraction.

  • Andrés Delgado has been cast in a recurring role on the upcoming limited series starring Diego Luna and Gael García Bernal. He previously recurred on Netflix's Narcos: Mexico and Amazon's An Unknown Enemy.
  • He will play Saul, an obedient right-hand man to Andy (Luna). He is too sweet for the cutthroat world of professional sports but has a sincere affection for Andy and Esteban (García Bernal).
  • Indira Varma has joined the cast of the upcoming drama starring Emily Watson and Shirley Henderson. She previously starred for three seasons in HBO's Game of Thrones, two seasons in ABC's For Life and in the Disney+ limited series Obi-Wan Kenobi.
  • She will play Empress Natalya, a formidable royal who united thousands of worlds in her marriage to Emperor Corrino.
  • David Meunier and Dee Wallace have landed recurring roles on the upcoming drama starring Lizzy Caplan, Joshua Jackson and Amanda Peet. Meunier previously recurred on FX's Justified, The CW's Arrow and ABC's Big Sky. Wallace recently starred for three seasons in Amazon's Just Add Magic.
  • Meunier will play Richard Macksey, a psychology professor at the university and Ellen's (Alyssa Jirrels) thesis advisor, mentor and friend, whose personal interest in the work and life of Carl Jung ignites Ellen's own interest.
  • Wallace will Emma Rauch, who is open, friendly, chic and interested but also sensitive to boundaries. She is a retired career woman, enthusiastic and helpful volunteer, mother of adult children, and a student of life - someone anyone but Alex (Caplan) would be thrilled to have as their neighbor.
  • David Rysdahl, Sam Spruell, Jessica Pohly and Nick Gomez have booked recurring roles on the upcoming fifth installment of the anthology drama. Rysdahl previously starred in the Hulu film No Exit. Spruell previously recurred on TNT's The Last Ship and BBC One's Doctor Who. Pohly guest starred on FOX's 9-1-1: Lone Star, AMC's The Walking Dead and CBS' S.W.A.T. Gomez currently recurs on Disney+'s She-Hulk: Attorney at Law.
  • Rysdahl will play Wayne Lyon. Spruell will play Ole Munch. Pohly will play Agent Meyer. Gomez will play Agent Joaquin.
  • Adam Copeland, Suzanne Cryer and Jessica Parker Kennedy are set for recurring roles on the upcoming drama starring Walker Scobell, Aryan Simhadri and Leah Sava Jeffries. Copeland previously recurred on History's Vikings and Syfy's Haven. Cryer starred for five seasons in HBO's Silicon Valley. Kennedy starred for four seasons in Starz's Black Sails and in the fifth season of The CW's The Flash.
  • Copeland will play Ares, the god of War, handsome in a wicked way and arrogant, despite not always being the sharpest tool in the shed. He loves conflict and acts as an agent of chaos wherever he goes.
  • Cryer will play Echidna, the Mother of Monsters. Dangerous, intimidating and strangely maternal, she enjoys her task of challenging heroes and will test Percy's (Scobell) faith in the gods.
  • Kennedy will play Medusa, the infamous gorgon. Wronged by the gods and bitter, she lives in isolation until travelers stumble on her emporium. She is welcoming to some and a threat to others.
  • Marin Ireland will play the female lead in the upcoming drama starring Brian Tyree Henry and Michael Mando. She previously starred for three seasons in Amazon's Sneaky Pete, in the second season of Netflix's The Umbrella Academy and in FX's one-season drama Y: The Last Man. She will next star in FX's upcoming limited series Justified: City Primeval.
  • She will play Kristy Lynne, a fiery, foul-mouthed woman entrenched deeply in a high intensity drug trafficking area in rural Pennsylvania, who survives a life-threatening assault. As she reclaims her voice and health, she becomes obsessed with finding the culprits and unraveling the plot that nearly destroyed her.
  • Timothy Dalton will co-star on the upcoming drama starring Harrison Ford and Helen Mirren. He previously played famed character James Bond in 1987's The Living Daylights and 1989's License to Kill. Recently, he starred for three seasons in Showtime's Penny Dreadful and two seasons in HBO Max's Doom Patrol.
  • He will play Donald Whitfield, a powerful, self-confident man who reeks of wealth and the lack of empathy it requires to attain it. He is intimidating and nefarious and is used to getting what he wants.