Thursday, April 27, 2023

Casting News - Adam Brody to Play Male Lead Opposite Kristen Bell in Netflix Comedy; Plus 4 More Updates!

Casting News - April 27, 2023

Amazon's Outer Range; HBO's Industry; Netflix's Untitled Kristen Bell Comedy; Paramount+'s Lawmen: Bass Reeves; and Showtime's Billions.

  • Sarah Goldberg has landed a recurring role on the drama's upcoming third season. She currently stars in HBO's Barry, which is now airing its fourth and final season. She also co-created and stars in IFC's upcoming comedy SisterS, which premieres on May 17.
  • She will play Petra Koenig, a portfolio manager at ethical investment fund FutureDawn.
  • Donald Sutherland is set for a recurring role on the upcoming limited series starring David Oyelowo. He won an Emmy Award in 1995 for his supporting performance in the HBO film Citizen X. He also starred in the FX limited series Trust and in the HBO limited series The Undoing. In 2017, he was gifted an Honorary Academy Award.
  • He will play Isaac Parker, an imposing and commanding judge in the Fort Smith Courthouse with a complicated legacy.
  • Christian James, Megan West, Daniel Abeles, Kimberly Guerrero and Monette Moio have booked recurring roles on the drama's upcoming second season. James previously recurred on The CW's All American. West recurred on ABC's How to Get Away With Murder and FOX's 9-1-1. Abeles recurred on NBC's Smash and ABC's Women of the Movement. Guerrero recurred on Peacock's Rutherford Falls, FX's Reservation Dogs and Amazon's The English. Moio starred for three seasons in Facebook Watch's The Real Bros of Simi Valley.
  • No details were immediately announced about the characters they will be playing.
  • Adam Brody will play the male lead opposite Kristen Bell in the upcoming comedy created by Erin Foster. He previously starred for four seasons in FOX's The O.C., three seasons in Sony Crackle's StartUp and in the FX limited series Fleishman Is In Trouble.
  • He will play Noah, a charming rabbi who is stuck in his ways and used to playing things safe. He starts to stumble when he meets a brutally honest and provocative Joanne (Bell), totally upending his safe life plan.
  • Babak Tafti has scored a recurring role on the drama's upcoming seventh season. He previously starred in the Showtime limited series Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber and recurred on HBO's Succession.
  • He will play Bradford Luke, a high priced, high power political consultant.