Monday, February 27, 2023

Casting News - Andre Braugher, Susan Kelechi Watson and Ken Marino Join Netflix's 'The Residence'; Plus 2 More Updates!

Casting News - February 27, 2023

Disney+'s The Santa Clauses; Netflix's The Residence; and Showtime's Waco: The Aftermath.

  • Andre Braugher, Susan Kelechi Watson, Ken Marino, Jason Lee, Bronson Pinchot, Isiah Whitlock Jr., Edwina Findley, Molly Griggs, Al Mitchell, Dan Perreault and Mary Wiseman have joined the cast of the upcoming drama starring Uzo Aduba. Braugher previously starred for eight seasons in FOX/NBC's Brooklyn Nine-Nine and in the sixth season of Paramount+'s The Good Fight. Watson starred for six seasons in NBC's This Is Us. Marino currently stars in Starz's revival of Party Down. Lee starred for four seasons in NBC's My Name Is Earl and two seasons in TNT's Memphis Beat. Pinchot recurred on Netflix's Chilling Adventures of Sabrina and AMC's Lodge 49. Whitlock Jr. currently stars in Showtime's Your Honor, which is now airing its second season. Findley starred for five seasons in OWN's If Loving You Is Wrong. Griggs recurred on FOX's Prodigal Son, Peacock's Dr. Death and AppleTV+'s Servant. Mitchell recurred on FOX's The Resident and AppleTV+'s Swagger. Perreault is a relative newcomer. Wiseman starred for four seasons in Paramount+'s Star Trek: Discovery.
  • Braugher will play A.B. Wynter, White House Chief Usher.
  • Watson will play Jasmine Haney, a young and rising White House Assistant Usher.
  • Marino will play Harry Hollinger, President Perry Morgan's oldest friend, closest advisor and most trusted confidante.
  • Lee will play Tripp Morgan, President Morgan's younger brother and a bit of a screw-up.
  • Pinchot will play Didier Gotthard, White House Executive Pastry Chef.
  • Whitlock Jr. will play Larry Dokes, Chief of Police for the Metropolitan Police Department.
  • Findley will play Sheila Cannon, White House Butler.
  • Griggs will play Lilly Schumacher, President Morgan's Social Secretary.
  • Mitchell will play Rollie Bridgewater, White House Head Butler/Maitre d'.
  • Perreault will play Colin Trask, Head of the Presidential Detail for the Secret Service.
  • Wiseman will play Marvella, White House Executive Chef.
  • Gabriel Iglesias is set as a new series regular on the comedy's upcoming second season. The stand-up comedian previously starred for two seasons in Netflix's Mr. Iglesias.
  • He will play Kris Kringle, the owner and operator of a Christmas-themed amusement park called Santaland. Sweet, happy and perpetually optimistic, Kris is a warm, generous soul who is determined to keep his struggling theme park afloat. However, his belief in Santa and love for all things Christmas may not be enough.
  • Alex Breaux, Shea Whigham, Annika Marks, Gary Cole, Michael Cassidy, Nicholas Kolev, Michael Luwoye, Kali Rocha, Michael Vincent Barry and Sasheer Zamata will appear in the upcoming limited series starring Michael Shannon. Breaux previously recurred on Netflix's When They See Us and AppleTV+'s See. Whigham and Marks will reprise their roles from the Paramount Network limited series Waco. Cole currently stars in CBS' NCIS, which has been renewed for a 21st season. Cassidy starred for three seasons in TBS' Men at Work and two seasons in TBS' People of Earth. Kolev guest starred on CBS' FBI: International. Luwoye starred on Broadway in the musical Hamilton. Rocha starred for two seasons in CBS' Man With a Plan. Barry appeared in the films Dawn of the Dead, Last Night and Detroit Rock City. Zamata currently stars in ABC's Home Economics, which finished its third season last night.
  • Breaux will play Timothy McVeigh, an American domestic terrorist responsible for the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing.
  • Whigham plays Mitch Decker, an FBI agent and Gary Noesner's (Shannon) colleague, who managed the situation at Waco leading up to the tragic siege.
  • Marks plays Kathy Schroeder, one of the surviving Branch Davidians who is called upon to testify.
  • Cole will play Gordon Novel, an intense private investigator.
  • Cassidy will play Bill Johnston, the lead prosecutor in the trial of the Branch Davidians.
  • Kolev will play Paul Fatta, one of the Brand Davidians on trial after the Waco siege.
  • Luwoye will play Livingstone Fagan, an extremely bright biblical scholar and one of the surviving Branch Davidians on trial.
  • Rocha will play Ruth Riddle, one of the Brand Davidian survivors facing trial and the possibility of life in jail.
  • Barry will play George Roden, one of the early leaders of the Davidian sect.
  • Zamata will play Angie Graham, a smart and experienced ATF agent.