Category Archives: Casting News

QUANTICO Adds Alan Powell As Regular

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Quantico has added Alan Powell as a season regular for season 3 of the spy drama. Powell is set to play Mike McQuigg,an agent embedded in a white supremacist militia, which is involved in a bioweapon attack. “We’re incredibly fortunate to have four leading men on Quantico: Jake McLaughlin, Blair Underwood, Russell Tovey, and now […]

A PRIVATE WAR Casts Tom Hollander

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Tom Hollander has joined Rosamund Pike and Jaime Dornan in war drama A Private War. A Private War is a pulse-pounding story told from the frontlines of the most dangerous battlefields in the world.  Marie Colvin is the most celebrated war correspondent of our era – a woman as comfortable downing Martinis with the posh […]

Shantel VanSanten Set To Recur In SCORPION Season 4

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Shantel VanSanten is set to join the cast of CBS show Scorpion in a recurring role. VanSanten is set to play Amy Berkstead one time fiancee of Toby, who is now married to his nemesis, pop-psychologist Quincy Berkstead (Jeff Galfer). Amy is described as a brilliant geneticist that Toby met while at Harvard Medical School. […]

Kat Dennings Set To Star In Hulu Pilot DOLLFACE

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Kat Dennings (2 Broke Girls) will star in new Hulu Pilot Dollface it has emerged. In Dollface, Dennings plays a young woman who’s fresh off a breakup and looks to rekindle the female friendships she’s left behind.Stephanie Laing (Veep, Vice Principals) will direct the pilot. Margot Robbie is onboard as a producer as well, along with her I, Tonya producers […]

I ALMOST FORGOT YOU Adaption Casts Viola Davis

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Bestselling novel I Almost Forgot You is set to be adapted for film with Viola Davis attached to star. The story follows Georgia Young, a twice-divorced, successful optometrist whose life looks great on paper, but she finds herself feeling bored and restless and decides it’s time to change lanes. As a result, she finds herself […]

Sarah Paulson to Join the Film Adaptation of Novel ‘The Goldfinch’

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Variety reported, Sarah Paulson has join the film adaptation of highly-acclaimed novel The Goldfinch. Paulson is currently in talks with Warner Bros. and Amazon Studios. She’s set to play Xandra, the father of Theo (Ansel Elgort), Aneurin Barnard is also part of the cast who’ll play Boris. Written by Donna Tartt, John Crowley is attached to direct The Goldfinch.

Rachel Bilson to leave ‘Nashville’

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Rachel Bilson is leaving Nashville. Deacon’s first post-Rayna dalliance is over before it began. Rachel Bilson, who joined Nashville in Season 5 as Highway 65’s chief strategy officer Alyssa, is not returning for the CMT drama’s upcoming sixth season, TVLine has confirmed. Per sources, Bilson’s Nashville‘s commitment was always intended to be for just one season. […]

Skyler Samuels joins ‘The Gifted’

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Skyler Samuels is joining the cast of The Gifted! Scream Queens alum Skyler Samuels is set for a key recurring role in Fox’s Marvel drama series The Gifted. The series from writer Matt Nix and X-Men director Bryan Singer focuses on a suburban couple (Stephen Moyer, Amy Acker) whose ordinary lives are rocked by the sudden […]

Justice Smith To Star In DETECTIVE PIKACHU

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Justice Smith (The Get Down) is set to star in Pokemon movie Detective Pikachu. Rob Letterman will direct from a script by Nicole Perlman and Alex Hirsch. There are currently no plot details available for the film which seeks to cash in on the Pokemon Go, new Pokemon game release craze. Universal Pictures will release the […]

Josh Gad’s SUPER-NORMAL Acquired By Netflix

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Josh Gad is set to produce and star in Super-Normal, a new film project recently acquired by Netflix. Josh Gad will star alongside Daisy Ridley and Luke Evans in the film which was described by Gad as a subversive take on the superhero genre. Gad and Ridley recently appeared together in Murder On The Orient Express. […]