Thursday, February 16, 2023

Casting News - Rachel Hilson Joins HBO Max's 'Duster'; Veronica Cartwright to Appear on 'Gotham Knights'; Plus 2 More Updates!

Casting News - February 16, 2023

AppleTV+'s Metropolis; The CW's Gotham Knights; HBO Max's Duster; and Paramount+'s Bass Reeves.

  • Rachel Hilson, Keith David, Sydney Elisabeth, Greg Grunberg, Camille Guaty, Asivak Koostachin, Adriana Aluna Martinez and Benjamin Charles Watson have joined the cast of the upcoming drama starring Josh Holloway. Hilson previously starred for three seasons in Hulu's Love, Victor. David starred for five seasons in OWN's Greenleaf and in the Netflix limited series From Scratch. Elisabeth guest starred on TBS' The Last O.G. Grunberg starred for four seasons in The WB's Felicity, five seasons in ABC's Alias and five seasons in NBC's Heroes. Guaty recurred on CBS' Scorpion and ABC's The Rookie. Koostachin recurred on CTV's Cardinal and CBC Kids' Molly of Denali. Martinez is a newcomer. Watson recurred on Netflix's Designated Survivor and TNT's Snowpiercer.
  • In 1972, the first Black female FBI agent, Nina (Hilson), heads to the Southwest and recruits a gutsy getaway driver, Jim (Holloway), in a bold effort to take down a growing crime syndicate.
  • David will play Ezra. Elisabeth will play Genesis. Grunberg will play Abbott. Guaty will play Izzy. Koostachin will play Awan. Martinez will play Luna. Watson will play Royce.
  • Veronica Cartwright has landed a recurring role on the upcoming drama starring Oscar Morgan and Olivia Rose Keegan. She previously starred in the films The Birds, Invasion of the Body Snatchers and Alien. She also received three Emmy Award nominations for her guest performances on NBC's ER and FOX's The X-Files.
  • She will play Eunice Harmon. At first glance, she may seem every bit the sweet old lady living out her twilight years in a nursing home. But that grandmotherly exterior masks a much darker side, one that harbors sinister secrets and has ties to an evil that has plagued Gotham for over a century.
  • Barry Pepper is set as a series regular on the upcoming limited series starring David Oyelowo. He won an Emmy Award in 2011 for his lead performance in the Reelz limited series The Kennedys. He also starred in the films Saving Private Ryan, The Green Mile and the Maze Runner franchise.
  • He will play Esau Pierce, the leader of the 1st Cherokee Mounted Rifles and a battle tested warrior himself.
  • Lindy Booth has been cast as a series regular on the upcoming drama starring Briana Middleton. She previously starred for four seasons in TNT's The Librarians. She also recurred on ABC's Grey's Anatomy and The CW's The Flash.
  • She will play Maria.