Thursday, October 27, 2022

Casting News - Yaya DaCosta Lands Recurring Role on 'The Lincoln Lawyer'; Betsy Brandt Joins 'Saint X'; Plus 1 More Update!

Casting News - October 27, 2022

AppleTV+'s Untitled The Buccaneers Drama; Hulu's Saint X; and Netflix's The Lincoln Lawyer.

  • Simone Kirby has joined the cast of the upcoming drama starring Kristine Froseth, Alisha Boe and Josie Totah. She previously starred in the second season of HBO's His Dark Materials.
  • She will play Miss Laura Testvalley, the American girls' English chaperone. She is responsible for inviting girls to the London debutante season, at first appearing to be kind and amiable before it transpires she shares a secret with Conchita's (Boe) husband, Lord Richard (Josh Dylan), and is manipulating the invitation.
  • Yaya DaCosta has landed a recurring role on the drama's upcoming second season. She previously starred for six seasons in NBC's Chicago Med and in FOX's one-season drama Our Kind of People.
  • She will play Andrea Freemann, a cutthroat prosecutor and Mickey Haller's (Manuel Garcia-Rulfo) undefeated courtroom rival, who is also a friend of his ex-wife Maggie (Neve Campbell).
  • Betsy Brandt and Michael Park have booked recurring roles on the upcoming drama starring Alycia Debnam-Carey. Brandt previously starred for five seasons in AMC's Breaking Bad and four seasons in CBS' Life in Pieces. Park won Grammy and Daytime Emmy Awards for his performance in the Broadway musical Dear Evan Hansen.
  • They will play Mia and Bill Thomas, respectively. They are upper middle class parents of two, enjoying a family vacation in a Caribbean resort until one of their daughters goes missing.