Tuesday, November 8, 2022

Casting News - Edgar Ramirez to Play Lead Role in Season 2 of Peacock's 'Dr. Death'; Plus 2 More Updates!

Casting News - November 8, 2022

The CW's Gotham Knights; HBO Max's Dune: The Sisterhood; and Peacock's Dr. Death.

  • Edgar Ramirez will play the lead role in the upcoming second installment of the anthology series. He previously received Emmy Award nominations in 2011 for Sundance's Carlos and in 2018 for FX's The Assassination of Gianni Versace. He recently starred in the HBO limited series The Undoing and will next star in Netflix's upcoming drama Florida Man.
  • He will play Paolo Macchiarini, a visionary surgeon whose innovative organ transplants seduced the global medical community. When his fianc√©, Benita Alexander, and a few suspicious colleagues launch investigations into his botched surgeries, cracks start to appear in Paolo's charming persona. As Benita learns how far Paolo will go to protect his secrets, a group of doctors halfway across the world makes shocking discoveries of their own that call everything about him into question.
  • Damon Dayoub and Lauren Stamile have landed recurring roles on the upcoming drama starring Oscar Morgan and Olivia Rose Keegan. Dayoub previously starred for three seasons in Freeform's Stitchers. Stamile recurred on ABC's Grey's Anatomy, NBC's Blindspot and FOX's 9-1-1.
  • Dayoub will play Lincoln March, Brody's (Rahart Adams) father, a charismatic, self-made industrialist with designs on becoming Gotham's next mayor. The only thing more important to Lincoln than his legacy is the power he wields as one of the city's elite.
  • Stamile will play Rebecca March, Brody's mother. Old-money elegant, she plays the dutiful "Good Wife" to her business mogul husband. A caring and supportive mother, one would never know she's trapped in an unhappy marriage.
  • Travis Fimmel is set as the male lead on the upcoming drama starring Emily Watson, Shirley Henderson and Indira Varma. He previously starred for four seasons in History's Vikings and two seasons in HBO Max's Raised by Wolves.
  • He will play Desmond Hart, a charismatic soldier with an enigmatic past, who seeks to gain the Emperor's trust at the expense of the Sisterhood.