Wednesday, March 27, 2024

Casting News - John Leguizamo Joins 'Firebug'; 'Harlem' Adds Kofi Siriboe and Logan Browning'; Plus 3 More Updates!

Casting News - March 27, 2024

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  • Kofi Siriboe, Logan Browning, Gail Bean and Robin Givens have been cast in recurring roles on the comedy's upcoming third season. Siriboe previously starred for seven seasons in OWN's Queen Sugar. Browning starred for four seasons in Netflix's Dear White People. Bean recurred on FX's Snowfall and Starz's P-Valley. Givens starred in the third season of The CW's Batwoman.
  • Siriboe will play Seth, an MLB player whose confident, charming and sweet mannerisms land him a spot in one of the ladies' hearts.
  • Browning will play Portia, an edgy and beautiful woman from Ian's (Tyler Lepley) childhood, whose return to Harlem causes a stir.
  • Bean will play Eva, a driven, yet playful, venture capitalist who has started working with Tye (Jerrie Johnson).
  • Givens will play Jacqueline, Eva's no-nonsense mother.
  • Erika Alexander is set as a new series regular on the drama's upcoming third season. She previously starred for five seasons in FOX's Living Single. She also recurred on HBO's Insecure, The CW's Black Lightning, Starz's Run the World and AppleTV+'s Shining Girls.
  • No details were immediately announced about the character she will be playing.
  • John Leguizamo has joined the cast of the upcoming drama starring Taron Egerton and Jurnee Smollett. He has received four Emmy Award nominations - winning in 1999 for his performance in HBO's broadcast of his one-man Broadway show. He has also received four Tony Award nominations - winning a Special Tony Award in 2018.
  • He will play Esposito, a former policeman with a lot of bad habits and a lot of good instincts.
  • Louis Landau will co-star on the upcoming drama starring Daniel Dae Kim and Reina Hardesty. He previously recurred on Starz's The Serpent Queen.
  • He will play Oliver, a smart and cunning intelligence operative. He was raised in the deadly world of international espionage and has the drive and desire to succeed and earn the validation of his dominant, withholding mother, who happens to be his boss. But he has a weak streak and a bit of the softness that sometimes comes with a privileged upbringing.
  • Mark Tallman, Hoon Lee and Lena Hall have been added as series regulars on the upcoming drama starring Jon Hamm, Olivia Munn and Amanda Peet. Tallman previously starred for three seasons in BET+'s First Wives Club. Lee starred for four seasons in Cinemax's Banshee, three seasons in Max's Warrior, in the second season of AppleTV+'s See and in the Max limited series DMZ. Hall currently stars in AMC's Snowpiercer, which returns for its fourth and final season next year.
  • No details were immediately announced about the characters they will be playing.