Category Archives: Casting News

ARROW – Katie Cassidy Promoted To Regular For Season 6

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In a move that has left fans of Arrow somewhat mystified Katie Cassidy is set to return as series regular for Season 6. Arrow’s storyline in Season 4 which revolved around the “Who’s in the box?” question after we found out that someone close to Oliver would be killed over the course of the season […]

HUMANS Gets Season 3 Renewal

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AMC and Channel 4 have renewed sci-fi show Humans for a third season. Set in a parallel present, Humans examines what happens when the line between human and machine becomes blurred. The renewal comes a week after the season two finale, featuring a shocking cliffhanger, aired stateside. The show aired earlier in the UK. Season […]

R.J. Cyler joins ‘White Boy Rick’

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R.J. Cyler joins the cast of White Boy Rick! R.J. Cyler, who stars as the Blue Power Ranger in the “Power Rangers” movie, has joined the cast of the Sony-Studio 8 drug dealer drama “White Boy Rick.” The film stars newcomer Richie Merritt as Ricky Wershe Jr.and Matthew McConaughey as Ricky’s father, Richard Wershe Sr. […]

Grace Byers joins ‘Bent’

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Grace Byers joins Sofia Vergara and Karl Urban in Bent! Grace Byers, who plays Lucious Lyon’s wife Anika on “Empire,” has joined Karl Urban and Sofia Vergara in the indie thriller “Bent.” Andy Garcia also stars with Robert Moresco directing from a script he wrote. Story follows a shamed and discredited narcotics detective who, upon […]

Ryan Michelle Bathe joins ‘Linda From HR’ in recast

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Ryan Michelle Bathe has joined Linda From HR in a recast! Lauren Graham‘s new comedic sidekick is getting an extreme makeover. In an 11th hour recasting, This Is Us‘ Ryan Michelle Bathe has replaced ER alum Angel Laketa Moore in Graham’s Fox sitcom pilot Linda From HR, TVLine has learned. The half-hour, single-camera project centers on Graham’s Linda […]

Joseph Gordon-Levitt in talks to direct & star in musical comedy

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt is in talks to direct and star alongside Channing Tatum in a musical comedy movie! Joseph Gordon-Levitt is eyeing a return to the director’s chair, tackling a movie musical with Channing Tatum by his side. Sources tell Variety that Gordon-Levitt is in early negotiations to direct Universal’s R-rated musical comedy with the running title “Wingmen.” He’s […]

Ian Kenny Joins Han Solo Film

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Ian Kenny has been announced as the newest cast member of the Han Solo film starring Alden Ehrenreich. Kenny will be joining an ensemble cast including Donald Glover, Thandie Newton, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Woody Harrelson, Michael K. Williams, and Emilia Clarke. Phil Lord and Chris Miller will be directing a script from Jon and Lawrence Kasdan. The film […]

Amazon Developing Underground Railroad Drama

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Amazon are currently developing a new drama being written and directed by Moonlight Barry Jenkins. The drama will be based on Colson Whitehead’s best selling book The Underground Railroad. Jenkins himself had this to say about the book: “It’s a groundbreaking work that pays respect to our nation’s history while using the form to explore […]

Freeform’s STITCHERS Adds Anna Akana

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Youtube star and actress Anna Akana is set to join the cast of Freeform’s Stitchers in a recurring role. Akana will join season three of the sci-fi show alongside Emma Ishtar and Allison Scagliotti. She will play Amanda, a cool and confident medical examiner who starts working with the Stitchers team and has an instant spark with […]

Taylor John Smith Joins the Cast of HBO’s ‘Sharp Objects’

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According to Deadline, Taylor John Smith has been added to the cast of Sharp Objects. It’s the upcoming eight-episode drama series of HBO based on the book of Gillian Flynn. Written by Marti Noxon and directed by Jean Marc Vallée, Sharp Objects stars Amy Adams who’ll be playing Camille Preaker.  Smith is set to play John Keene, who is the brother […]