Thursday, June 27, 2024

Casting News - Sarah Michelle Gellar Joins 'Dexter: Original Sin'; Harriet Sansom Harris Reprises 'Frasier' Role; Plus 4 More Updates!

Casting News - June 27, 2024

Amazon's Lazarus; Max's And Just Like That; Netflix's No Good Deed & One Piece; Paramount+'s Frasier; and Showtime's Dexter: Original Sin.

  • Callum Kerr, Julia Rehwald, Rob Colletti and Ty Keogh have been cast in recurring roles on the drama's upcoming second season. Kerr previously starred for two years in the British soap opera Hollyoaks. Rehwald starred in Netflix's Fear Street film franchise. Colletti appeared in the 2021 film The Many Saints of Newark. Keogh recurred on Syfy's Dominion and Starz's Black Sails.
  • Kerr will play Smoker. Rehwald will play Tashigi. Colletti will play Wapol. Keogh will play Dalton.
  • Sarah Michelle Gellar will co-star on the upcoming Dexter prequel starring Patrick Gibson. She previously starred for seven seasons in The WB/UPN's Buffy the Vampire Slayer and in Paramount+'s one-season drama Wolf Pack.
  • She will play Tanya Martin, the CSI Chief at the Miami Metro Police Department and Dexter Morgan's (Gibson) new boss.
  • Roisin Gallagher, David Fynn, Karla Crome, Kate Ashfield and Curtis Tennant have joined the cast of the upcoming limited series starring Sam Claflin and Bill Nighy. Gallagher previously starred for two seasons in BritBox's The Dry and one season in Sky Atlantic's The Lovers. Fynn starred for three seasons in NBC's Undateable and in the MGM+ limited series Belgravia: The Next Chapter. Crome starred in the first season of Amazon's Carnival Row and in the BBC One limited series The Victim. Ashfield starred for three seasons in ITV's Sanditon. Tennant will make his acting debut with the series.
  • Gallagher will play Laura, a psychotherapist who seeks help from Dr. L (Nighy).
  • Fynn will play Seth McGovern, Laz's (Claflin) childhood best friend and a city detective whose life has been irrevocably shaped by a terrible event in his childhood.
  • Crome will play Bella, Laz's childhood sweetheart and first wife.
  • Ashfield will play Detective Alison Brown, a close friend of Dr. L's.
  • Tennant will play Aidan, Bella's son.
  • Chloe East has landed a recurring role on the upcoming comedy starring Ray Romano and Lisa Kudrow. She previously starred in ABC's one-season dramedy Kevin (Probably) Saves the World and in Max's one-season dramedy Generation.
  • She will play Emily Morgan, Paul (Romano) and Lydia Morgan's (Kudrow) artsy but put-together daughter. She's been away at college, but there may be other reasons she's been distant.
  • Mehcad Brooks, Jonathan Cake and Logan Marshall-Green have booked recurring roles on the comedy's upcoming third season. Brooks currently stars in NBC's Law & Order, which has been renewed for a 24th season. Cake recurred on ABC's Desperate Housewives, Showtime's The Affair and The CW's Stargirl. Marshall-Green starred in Cinemax's one-season drama Quarry and in the second season of ABC's Big Sky.
  • No details were immediately announced about the characters they will be playing.
  • Harriet Sansom Harris and Rachel Bloom will appear in the comedy's upcoming second season. Harris previously recurred on the original NBC sitcom - appearing in 11 episodes overall. Bloom co-created and starred in The CW's Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, which ran for four seasons.
  • Harris will return as Bebe Glazer, Frasier's (Kelsey Grammer) unscrupulous agent known for her dramatic flair and outrageous Machiavellian maneuvers. She will stop at nothing to get what she wants.
  • Bloom will play Phoebe Glazer, Bebe's daughter. She inherited her mother's indomitable charm and boasts a magnetic personality as well as a taste for the finer things.