Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Casting News - Emily Watson and Shirley Henderson to Star in HBO Max's 'Dune: The Sisterhood'; Plus 2 More Updates!

Casting News - October 4, 2022

Disney+'s Agatha: Coven of Chaos; HBO Max's Dune: The Sisterhood; and Peacock's Poker Face.

  • Rhea Perlman, Chelsea Frei and Rowan Blanchard have joined the cast of the upcoming drama starring Natasha Lyonne. Perlman received ten Emmy Award nominations for her supporting performance in NBC's Cheers - winning four times. Frei previously starred for two seasons in FOX's The Moodys. Blanchard currently stars in TNT's Snowpiercer, which has been renewed for a fourth and final season.
  • No details were immediately announced about the characters they will be playing.
  • Emily Watson and Shirley Henderson will star in the upcoming prequel series to the feature film Dune. Watson was nominated for an Emmy Award in 2019 for her supporting performance in HBO's Chernobyl. Henderson previously starred in the second season of BBC One's Happy Valley and in the BBC One limited series The ABC Murders.
  • Watson and Henderson will play Valya Harkonnen and Tula Harkonnen, respectively, the formidable Harkonnen Sisters, who have risen to power in the Sisterhood, a secret organization of women who will go on to become the Bene Gesserit.
  • Emma Caulfield will reprise her WandaVision role in the upcoming spinoff starring Kathryn Hahn. She previously recurred on four episodes of Disney+'s WandaVision. She also starred for three seasons in The WB/UPN's Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
  • She plays Dottie, a neighbor to Wanda (Elizabeth Olsen) and Agatha Harkness (Hahn).