Friday, November 4, 2022

Casting News - Thibault de Montalembert, Ash Self and Bel Priestley Join Netflix's 'Heartstopper'; Plus 2 More Updates!

Casting News - November 4, 2022

FOX's Alert; and Netflix's The Gentlemen & Heartstopper.

  • Thibault de Montalembert, Ash Self and Bel Priestley have joined the cast of the drama's upcoming second season. De Montalembert previously starred for four seasons in Netflix's Call My Agent! and will next star in AppleTV+'s upcoming limited series Franklin. Self and Priestley are newcomers.
  • De Montalembert will play Stephane, Nick Nelson's (Kit Connor) father.
  • Self and Priestley will play Felix and Naomi, new friends of Elle's (Yasmin Finney).
  • Vinnie Jones, Kaya Scodelario, Giancarlo Esposito, Daniel Ings, Joely Richardson and Peter Serafinowicz will co-star on the upcoming drama starring Theo James. Jones previously recurred on The CW's Arrow and NBC's Law & Order: Organized Crime. Scodelario starred in Netflix's one-season drama Spinning Out. Esposito currently stars in Epix's Godfather of Harlem and Disney+'s The Mandalorian. Ings starred for three seasons in Netflix's Lovesick and two seasons in CBS' Instinct. Richardson recurred on NBC's The Blacklist and Netflix's The Sandman. Serafinowicz starred for two seasons in Amazon's The Tick.
  • Jones will play Geoff Seacombe, the groundskeeper of the estate.
  • Scodelario will play Susie Glass, the yin to Eddie Halstead's (James) yang who oversees Mickey Pearson's drug business.
  • Ings will play Freddy Halstead, Eddie's older sibling who owes a dangerous people a debt.
  • Richardson will play Lady Sabrina, Eddie and Freddy's mother.
  • No details were announced about the characters Esposito and Serafinowicz will be playing.
  • Petey Gibson, Fivel Stewart and Bre Blair have landed recurring roles on the upcoming drama starring Dania Ramirez and Scott Caan. Gibson previously guest starred on Comedy Central's Broad City, Netflix's Grace and Frankie and CBS' NCIS: New Orleans. Stewart recurred on Netflix's Atypical and stars in Netflix's upcoming drama The Recruit. Blair recurs on CBS' S.W.A.T.
  • Gibson will play C, the supervisor of the Missing Persons Unit's forensic imaging unit. He is part forensic anthropologist, part art student. A sweet, timid soul, he is more comfortable among the dead than the living. A master at what he does, he is committed to the task of reconstructing the faces of those who have disappeared.
  • Stewart will play Sidney, Jason (Caan) and Nikki's (Ramirez) daughter, a confident, engaging young woman, very much her own person. Well-adjusted and full of life, she is also observant, smart and wary.
  • Blair will play June, who desperately wants a family of her own but is having trouble conceiving with Jason. Sweet and compassionate, she exists to regulate and organize her life - as well as Jason's.