Tuesday, April 9, 2024

Casting News - Richard Kind and Daphne Rubin-Vega to Recur on 'Only Murders in the Building'; Plus 4 More Updates!

Casting News - April 9, 2024

ABC's 9-1-1 & Station 19; Hulu's Only Murders in the Building & Untitled Sterling K. Brown Drama; and MGM+'s Earth Abides.

  • Jessica Frances Dukes will play the female lead opposite Alexander Ludwig in the upcoming limited series based on the novel by George R. Stewart. She previously starred for two seasons in Netflix's Ozark and in the 2023 film Gray Matter.
  • Dukes will play Emma, the polar opposite of Ish (Ludwig). She is fearless in body and mind, and the heartbeat of the new world they set out to build. Loss has taught her two things: that life and pain are forever intertwined and, in the end, we are not defined by what we have acquired but rather by what we have given away.
  • Aliyah Mastin, Percy Daggs IV, Michelle Meredith and Cassidy Freeman have landed recurring roles on the upcoming drama starring Sterling K. Brown. Mastin starred in the 2021 film Honey Girls. Daggs previously recurred on AppleTV+'s The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey. Meredith recurred on AppleTV+'s The Morning Show and Showtime's I'm Dying Up Here. Freeman currently stars in HBO's The Righteous Gemstones, which has been renewed for a fourth season.
  • Mastin and Daggs will play the children of Brown's character.
  • Meredith will play a waitress at a local diner.
  • Freeman will play the President's (James Marsden) estranged wife.
  • Johnny Sibilly has been cast in a recurring role on the drama's seventh and final season. He previously starred in Peacock's one-season drama Queer as Folk. He also recurred on Max's Hacks and FX's Pose.
  • He will play Dominic, a recently single, charming and charismatic EMS firefighter whose calming nature puts people in crisis at ease.
  • Richard Kind, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Catherine Cohen and Jin Ha have booked recurring roles on the comedy's upcoming fourth season. Kind recently starred in the first season of Netflix's The Watcher and in the Peacock film Mr. Monk's Last Case: A Monk Movie. Rubin-Vega received two Tony Award nominations for her performances in the musical Rent and the play Anna in the Tropics. Cohen guest starred on FX's What We Do In the Shadows and Netflix's Girls5Eva. Ha currently stars in AppleTV+'s Pachinko, which has been renewed for a second season.
  • No details were immediately announced about the characters they will be playing.
ABC's 9-1-1
  • Malcolm-Jamal Warner is set for a recurring role on the drama's seventh season. He previously starred for eight seasons in NBC's The Cosby Show and five seasons in FOX's The Resident.
  • He will play Amir, a nurse in a hospital burn unit who is connected to Bobby's (Peter Krause) past.