Friday, May 31, 2024

Casting News - Charlie Hunnam to Play Lead Role in 'Criminal'; Brandon Jay McLaren Joins 'Tall Pines'; Plus 3 More Updates!

Casting News - May 31, 2024

Amazon's Criminal; AppleTV+'s Untitled Owen Wilson Comedy; Disney+'s Goosebumps; Max's The Sex Lives of College Girls; and Netflix's Tall Pines.

  • Mariana Treviño and Jamie Neumann have joined the cast of the upcoming comedy starring Owen Wilson. Treviño previously starred for four seasons in Netflix's Club de Cuervos. Neumann starred for two seasons in HBO's The Deuce.
  • Treviño will play Elena, the mother of a 17-year-old golf phenom (Peter Dager).
  • Neumann will play Amber-Linn, Pryce's (Wilson) ex-wife.
  • Charlie Hunnam will play the lead role in the upcoming drama based on the graphic novel. He previously starred for seven seasons in FX's Sons of Anarchy and in the Netflix film Rebel Moon - Part One: A Child of Fire.
  • He will play Leo, a brilliant master thief who sees all the angles, and specializes in plans with no guns and no violence. Like a chess player, he thinks three moves ahead. Other crooks think he's a coward, especially compared to his father Tommy, who went to jail for murdering the most feared man in the city, Teeg Lawless.
  • Brandon Jay McLaren has been cast as a series regular on the upcoming limited series created by and starring Mae Martin. He previously starred for three seasons in USA's Graceland and three seasons in CBS' Ransom. He recently recurred on FOX's The Cleaning Lady.
  • No details were immediately announced about the character he will be playing.
  • Arjun Athalye, Eloise Payet, Christopher Paul Richards, Kyra Tantao, Stony Blyden and Sakina Jaffrey have landed recurring roles on the anthology drama's upcoming second installment. Athalye previously starred in the second season of Nickelodeon's Are You Afraid of the Dark? revival. Payet stars in the upcoming short film The End of the Party. Richards starred in ABC's one-season comedy The Kids Are Alright. Tantao appeared in Disney Channel's Zombies 3. Blyden recurred on Hulu's How I Met Your Father and Disney+'s American Born Chinese. Jaffrey starred for two seasons in NBC's Timeless, two seasons in Showtime's Billions and in the AppleTV+ limited series Defending Jacob.
  • Athalye will play Sameer. Payet will play Hannah. Richards will play Matty. Tantao will play Nicole. Blyden will play Trey. Jaffrey will play Ramona.
  • Michael Hsu Rosen has booked a recurring role on the comedy's upcoming third season. He previously starred in three one-season series on Netflix - Tiny Pretty Things, Pretty Smart and Glamorous.
  • He will play Brian, a student at Essex College.