Wednesday, February 7, 2024

Casting News - Giancarlo Esposito to Replace Andre Braugher on Netflix's 'The Residence'; Plus 4 More Updates!

Casting News - February 7, 2024

AppleTV+'s The Last Frontier; CBS' So Help Me Todd; HBO's The White Lotus; Netflix's The Residence; and Paramount+'s Landman.

  • Demi Moore has been cast as a series regular on the upcoming drama starring Billy Bob Thornton. She currently stars in FX's Feud: Capote vs. The Swans. She previously recurred on FOX's Empire and Peacock's Brave New World
  • She will play Cami, wife to one of the most powerful oil men in Texas and a friend of Tommy Norris (Thornton).
  • Scott Glenn has joined the cast of the upcoming third installment of the anthology series. He previously recurred on HBO's The Leftovers, Netflix's Daredevil and Hulu's Castle Rock.
  • No details were immediately announced about the character he will be playing.
  • Heather Morris and Sandra Bernhard will appear in the drama's upcoming second season. Morris previously starred for three seasons in FOX's Glee. Bernhard starred for two seasons in FX's Pose.
  • Morris will play Judy Maxon, a gift shop clerk in Todd (Skylar Astin) and Margaret's (Marcia Gay Harden) office building. She has unusual ideas about the world, and has her sights set on Todd.
  • Bernhard will play Belinda Tuttle, the "Queen of Courts," an unscrupulous, ambulance chasing attorney, specializing in slips-n-falls, personal injury, and working the court system to her financial advantage. She is the "anti-Margaret."
  • Giancarlo Esposito will replace the late Andre Braugher in the upcoming drama created by Paul William Davies. Al Franken, Andrew Friedman and Julian McMahon have also been cast in recurring roles. Esposito stars in AMC's upcoming drama Parish, which premieres next month. Franken served as U.S. Senator from Minnesota from July 2009 to January 2018. Friedman recurred on Netflix's GLOW and FXX's It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia. McMahon starred for six seasons in FX's Nip/Tuck and three seasons in CBS' FBI: Most Wanted.
  • Esposito will play A.B. Wynter, White House Chief Usher.
  • Franken will play Aaron Filkins, the Senior Senator from Washington state.
  • Friedman will play Irv Samuelson, Director of the National Park Police.
  • McMahon will play Stephen Roos, the Prime Minister of Australia.
  • Dominic Cooper and Haley Bennett will co-star on the upcoming drama starring Jason Clarke. Cooper previously starred for four seasons in AMC's Preacher and in the first season of Paramount+'s The Gold. Bennett appeared in the films Swallow, Hillbilly Elegy, Cyrano and Till.
  • Cooper will play Havlock, a former Navy SEAL and fugitive who is being hunted by U.S. Marshals and the CIA.
  • Bennett will play Sidney, a CIA agent who is tasked with working with Frank (Clarke).