Monday, July 1, 2024

Casting News - Richard Gere Books Role on 'The Agency'; Julianne Moore to Star in 'Sirens'; Plus 2 More Updates!

Casting News - July 1, 2024

ABC's High Potential; HBO's Welcome to Derry; Netflix's Sirens; and Showtime's The Agency.

  • Richard Gere will star opposite Michael Fassbender and Jeffrey Wright in the upcoming drama based on the French drama The Bureau. He is best known for starring in the films American Gigolo, An Officer and a Gentleman, Pretty Woman and Chicago. On television, he previously starred in the BBC Two limited series MotherFatherSon.
  • He will play Bosko, the London Station Chief with a storied past after serving as an 8-year undercover agent.
  • Julianne Moore, Meghann Fahy and Milly Alcock will play the lead roles in the upcoming limited series created by Molly Smith Metzler. Moore has received five Academy Award nominations - winning in 2015 for her performance in Still Alice. Fahy starred in the second season of HBO's The White Lotus, receiving an Emmy Award nomination for her performance. Alcock starred in the first season of HBO's House of the Dragon.
  • Moore will play Michaela Kell, a philanthropist and animal activist who runs island high society and is the wife to billionaire Peter Kell. Her relationship with her assistant, Simone, seems too close for comfort.
  • Fahy will play Devon DeWitt, who is on a downward spiral back in her hometown. She is funny, resilient and fiercely protective - especially of her younger sister Simone.
  • Alcock will play Simone. Sharp and charming, she has hit the jackpot working as a personal assistant to a billionaire.
  • Garret Dillahunt has booked a recurring role on the upcoming drama starring Kaitlin Olson. He previously starred for four seasons in FOX's Raising Hope, three seasons in Hulu's The Mindy Project and three seasons in AMC's Fear the Walking Dead. He will next recur on Peacock's upcoming drama Hysteria!.
  • He will play Lieutenant Melon, a bit of a jerk who heads up the Robbery Division of the LAPD precinct, but he'd much rather be running Major Crimes. He believes he was unfairly passed over in favor of Selena (Judy Reyes) and finds every opportunity to remind her.
  • Rudy Mancuso has landed a recurring role on the upcoming It prequel starring Bill Skarsgård. He starred in, co-wrote and directed the film Música, which was released on Amazon Prime Video earlier this year.
  • No details were immediately announced about the character he will be playing.