Wednesday, June 5, 2024

Casting News - Marion Cotillard Joins 'The Morning Show'; 'Wayward' Adds Toni Collette; Plus 6 More Updates!

Casting News - June 5, 2024

Amazon's Criminal; AppleTV+'s The Morning Show; Hulu's Chad Powers; NBC's St. Denis Medical; Netflix's Missing You & Wayward; Paramount+'s Frasier; and Showtime's Dexter: Original Sin.

  • Marion Cotillard has booked a major recurring role on the drama's upcoming fourth season. She has received two Academy Award nominations - winning in 2008 for her performance in the film La Vie en Rose.
  • She will play Celine Dumont, a savvy operator from a storied European family.
  • Yvette Nicole Brown will appear in an upcoming episode of the comedy's second season. She previously starred for five seasons in NBC's Community, three seasons in CBS' The Odd Couple and two seasons in Disney+'s Big Shot. She received an Emmy Award nomination in 2021 for her guest role on HBO's A Black Lady Sketch Show
  • She will play Monica. Part haughty professor, part Nancy Drew, the brilliant, biting and delightfully deadpan Monica is Olivia's (Toks Olagundoye) perfect older sister. She has everything Olivia has and everything Olivia wants - and never misses a chance to remind her.
  • Ashley Walters, James Nesbitt and Matt Jay-Willis have been cast on the upcoming drama starring Rosalind Eleazar. Walters previously starred for five seasons in Channel 4/Netflix's Top Boy and three seasons in Sky One's Bulletproof. Nesbitt starred for two seasons in BBC One's Bloodlands and in the Netflix limited series Stay Close. Jay-Willis appears in the upcoming film Wolves of War.
  • No details were immediately announced about the characters they will be playing.
  • James Martinez, Christina Milian, Alex Shimizu and Reno Wilson have joined the cast of the upcoming Dexter prequel starring Patrick Gibson. Martinez previously starred for three seasons in Hulu's Love, Victor and recurred on Netflix's One Day at a Time. Milian starred in the Netflix films Falling Inn Love, Resort to Love and Meet Me Next Christmas. Shimizu recurred on AMC's The Terror: Infamy and NBC's The Blacklist. Wilson starred for six seasons in CBS' Mike & Molly and four seasons in NBC's Good Girls.
  • Martinez will play Angel Batista, an up-and-coming homicide detective who leads with his heart. The character was played by David Zayas in the original series.
  • Milian will play Maria LaGuerta, Miami Metro's first female homicide detective. The character was played by Luna Lauren Velez in the original series.
  • Shimizu will play Vince Masuka, a forensic analyst who eagerly shares his expertise while relishing the chance to boss around his new intern, Dexter Morgan (Gibson). The character was played by C.S. Lee in the original series.
  • Wilson will play Bobby Watt, the longtime partner and confidant of Dexter's adoptive father, Harry Morgan (Christian Slater).
  • Steve Zahn will co-star on the upcoming comedy starring Glen Powell. He previously starred in the first season of HBO's The White Lotus, receiving an Emmy Award nomination for his performance. Since then, he starred in the Showtime limited series George & Tammy and recurred on HBO's The Righteous Gemstones.
  • He will play Jake Hudson, the charismatic head coach of the show's flagging college football program. He's about to be put out to pasture when along comes the talented oddball Chad Powers (Powell) - and with him, one last shot at glory.
  • Logan Browning is set as a series regular on the upcoming drama starring Charlie Hunnam, Adria Arjona and Richard Jenkins. She previously starred for three seasons in VH1's Hit the Floor and four seasons in Netflix's Dear White People.
  • She will play Jenny, an Internal Affairs detective with a dry sense of humor and an absurdly calm demeanor. She presents as an even-tempered woman who appears to be without a care in the world. She is very smart; her father was a criminal and she loves her job - which gives her the right to question, harass, terrify and imprison cops all day long. Jenny was raised with Leo (Hunnam) as her playmate/buddy/blood brother for life.
  • Toni Collette has landed a series regular role on the upcoming limited series created by and starring Mae Martin. She received an Academy Award nomination in 2000 for her supporting performance in The Sixth Sense. She has also received five Emmy Award nominations - winning in 2009 for her lead role in Showtime's United States of Tara.
  • She will play Leanne, the headmistress at Tall Pines.
  • Stephen Schneider has scored a recurring role on the upcoming comedy starring Wendi McLendon-Covey and David Alan Grier. He previously recurred on FXX's You're the Worst, Comedy Central's Broad City and HBO's The Righteous Gemstones.
  • He will play Steve, the hospital chaplain.