Friday, May 5, 2023

Casting News - Robert Patrick Boards Amazon's 'Reacher'; Jonathan Groff to Appear on 'Doctor Who'; Plus 1 More Update!

Casting News - May 5, 2023

Amazon's Reacher; Disney+'s Doctor Who; and FX's The Bear

  • Molly Gordon has booked a recurring role on the comedy's upcoming second season. She previously starred for three seasons in TNT's Animal Kingdom. She also appeared in the films Life of the Party, Booksmart and Good Boys.
  • No details were immediately announced about the character she will be playing.
  • Jonathan Groff will appear in the drama's upcoming fourteenth season. He previously starred for two seasons in HBO's Looking and two seasons in Netflix's Mindhunter. He has also received two Tony Award nominations for his performances in the musicals Spring Awakening and Hamilton.
  • No details were immediately announced about the character he will be playing.
  • Robert Patrick has been cast as a new series regular on the drama's upcoming second season. He starred for four seasons in CBS' The Unit, four seasons in CBS' Scorpion and in the first season of HBO Max's Peacemaker. He recently recurred on Netflix's The Night Agent and Paramount+'s 1923.
  • He will play Shane Langston, a streetwise former NYPD detective with a questionable track record who is now head of security for a private defense contractor. Patrick replaces Rory Cochrane, who was originally cast in the room but exited due to a scheduling conflict.