Friday, May 19, 2023

Casting News - Molly Burnett Exits 'SVU' After One Season; Edi Gathegi Joins Netflix's 'Zero Day'; Plus 2 More Updates!

Casting News - May 19, 2023

Disney+'s Daredevil: Born Again; NBC's Law & Order: SVU; Netflix's Zero Day; and Peacock's Killing It.

  • Dot-Marie Jones, Katie Kershaw, Joe Massingill, Melanie Field, Fatimah Taliah, Beck Bennett, Kyle Mooney and Tim Simons will guest star on the comedy's upcoming second season. Jones received three Emmy Award nominations for her guest performance on FOX's Glee. Kershaw starred in the HBO limited series Mrs. Fletcher. Massingill recurred on HBO's Barry and AMC's Fear the Walking Dead. Field currently stars in Amazon's A League of Their Own, which has been renewed for a second and final season. Taliah guest starred on CBS' Life in Pieces and Amazon's Goliath. Bennett and Mooney previously starred on NBC's Saturday Night Live - Bennett for eight seasons and Mooney for nine seasons. Simons starred for seven seasons in HBO's Veep.
  • Jones will play Jackie Boone. Kershaw will play Natalie-Ray Boone. Massingill will play Ray-Nathan Boone. Field will play Shayla. Taliah will play Maya. Bennett will play Johnny. Mooney will play Bugs. Simons will play Agent Burton.
  • Edi Gathegi has joined the cast of the upcoming limited series starring Robert De Niro. He recently starred in the third season of AppleTV+'s For All Mankind. He also recurred on NBC's The Blacklist and FX's Justified
  • He will play Carl, an intense bureaucrat and loyalist to former U.S. President George Mullen (De Niro).
  • Clark Johnson has landed a recurring role on the upcoming drama starring Charlie Cox and Vincent D'Onofrio. He previously starred for seven seasons in NBC's Homicide: Life on the Street and in the fifth season of HBO's The Wire. More recently, he has recurred on Amazon's Bosch and Paramount+'s Evil
  • No details were immediately announced about the character he will be playing.
  • Molly Burnett is leaving the veteran drama as a series regular after one season. She made her final appearance in last night's Season 24 finale "All Pain Is One Malady." She joined the drama in the season's second episode "The One You Feed" as a recurring guest star. She was promoted to series regular status with the season's seventh episode "Dead Ball."
  • She played Detective Grace Muncy. The character was written off after she accepted a promotion to a task force.