Thursday, February 2, 2023

Casting News - Annette Bening to Play Lead Role in 'Apples Never Fall'; Josh Charles to Co-Star on 'The Veil'; Plus 2 More Updates!

Casting News - February 2, 2023

ABC's The Company You Keep; FX's The Veil; NBC's Lopez vs. Lopez; and Peacock's Apples Never Fall.

  • Annette Bening will play the lead role in the upcoming limited series developed by Melanie Marnich. She has received four Academy Award nominations for her performances in The Grifters, American Beauty, Being Julia and The Kids Are All Right. She also received an Emmy Award nomination for the HBO film Mrs. Harris. And finally, she has been nominated for two Tony Awards for her performances in the plays Coastal Disturbances and All My Sons.
  • She will play Joy Delaney, a former tennis coach, Stan's wife, and the mother to four adult children. After decades of marriage, Joy and Stan have finally sold their famed tennis academy are ready to start what should be the golden years of their lives. But after Joy disappears, her children are forced to re-examine their parents' marriage and their family history with fresh eyes.
  • Josh Charles, Dali Benssalah and Yumna Marwan will co-star on the upcoming limited series starring Elisabeth Moss. Charles previously starred for five seasons in CBS' The Good Wife and in the HBO limited series We Own This City. Benssalah appeared in the films No Time to Die and Athena. Marwan starred in the Sky Atlantic drama Little Birds.
  • Charles will play Max. Benssalah will play Malik. Marwan will play Adilah.
  • Sachin Bhatt has landed a recurring role on the upcoming drama starring Milo Ventimiglia and Catherine Haena Kim. He previously recurred on Netflix's Grace and Frankie and Peacock's Queer as Folk.
  • He will play Vikram Singh, an FBI agent who is considered one of the good ones. He is charming, witty and handsome.
  • Harvey Guillén, Chelsea Rendon and Jessica Marie Garcia will appear in an upcoming episode of the comedy's first season. Guillén currently stars in FX's What We Do In the Shadows, which has been renewed for its fifth and sixth seasons. Rendon starred for three seasons in Starz's Vida. Garcia starred for four seasons in Netflix's On My Block.
  • Guillén will play Miguel, Mayan's pseudo-intellectual cousin who spends his time getting his doctorate in Chicano studies and bragging about the TED talk he gave on the cultural significance of the Hot Cheeto.
  • Rendon will play Luna, Mayan's free-spirited cousin who travels the world in a camper and loves #vanlife, even if her only roommate is her porta-potty.
  • Garcia will play Yesika, or @Hellyesika on all her socials. She is Mayan's fabulous Tik Tok-dancing social media influencer cousin who does everything for "the Gram" including giving Mayan a taste of the glamorous life.