Monday, June 24, 2024

Casting News - Michael Fassbender to Star in 'The Agency'; Scott Evans Joins 'Running Point'; Plus 3 More Updates!

Casting News - June 24, 2024

AppleTV+'s Hijack & Untitled Owen Wilson Comedy; Netflix's Running Point & Untamed; and Showtime's The Agency.

  • Clare-Hope Ashitey, Christian Näthe and Karima McAdams have joined the cast of the drama's upcoming second season. Ashitey currently stars in Sky Max's Funny Woman, which has been renewed for a second season. Näthe recurred on the German drama The Same Sky. McAdams starred for two seasons in Epix's Deep State.
  • No details were immediately announced about the characters they will be playing.
  • Lily Santiago and Wilson Bethel will co-star on the upcoming limited series starring Eric Bana. Santiago previously starred for three seasons in NBC's La Brea. Bethel starred for four seasons in The CW's Hart of Dixie, in the third season of Netflix's Daredevil and for three seasons in CBS/OWN's All Rise.
  • Santiago will play Naya Vasquez, an ambitious young, former Los Angeles cop and the newest addition to Yosemite's ranger squad. She came to the park to find a new life with her 4-year-old son, Gael. Despite being a little green when it comes to a landscape like Yosemite, her strong will, astute investigative skills, and big-city homicide techniques become useful tools in a murder that is distinctly human.
  • Bethel will play Shane Maguire, a former army ranger who now uses his skills as the park's Wildlife Management Office. He's a loner, preferring to live by himself in the wilderness where it's easier to follow his own rules.
  • Michael Fassbender will star in and executive produce the upcoming drama based on the French series The Bureau. He has received two Academy Award nominations for his performances in 12 Years a Slave and Steve Jobs.
  • He will play Martian, a covert CIA agent ordered to abandon his undercover life and return to London Station. When the love he left behind reappears, romance reignites. His career, his real identity and his mission are pitted against his heart: hurling them both into a deadly game of international intrigue and espionage.
  • Lilli Kay has landed a series regular role on the upcoming comedy starring Owen Wilson and Peter Dager. She previously starred for two seasons in Showtime's Your Honor and recurred on Paramount Network's Yellowstone.
  • She will play Zero, a 19-year-old, Gen-Z social justice warrior who joins Pryce Cahill (Wilson) on the road as he shepherds a young phenom (Dager) through the world of competitive golf.
  • Scott Evans has booked a recurring role on the upcoming comedy starring Kate Hudson. He previously recurred on Netflix's Grace and Frankie and Amazon's With Love. Last year, he appeared in the feature film Barbie.
  • He will play Charlie, Sandy Gordon's (Drew Tarver) boyfriend whom he has been keeping secret from the rest of the family.