THE MIST Casting Roundup

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Spike’s adaption of Stephen King’s The Mist has announced a number of new cast members.

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The Mist tells the story of a foreboding mist that arrives in one small town ushering in a terrifying new reality for its residents, putting their humanity to the test. What will people do to survive when blinded by fear?

The 8 new cast members are Okezie Morro, Darren Pettie, Russell Posner, Isiah Whitlock Jr., Gus Birney, Dan Butler, Luke Cosgrove and Danica Curcic.

Morro is Jonah Dixon, a military man with amnesia. He can’t remember who he is. As the truth about his identity unravels, shocking secrets will be revealed. Pettie plays Connor Heisel the local alpha male, town sheriff and father to local football superstar Jay. He struggles to maintain order in an increasingly chaotic and dangerous situation, finding himself up against many who have it out for his accused son.

Posner will play Adrian Garff, an insecure young teenager who comes to the defense of his best friend Alex, after she is the victim of a brutal crime. A witness to the crime, he finds himself at the center of a controversy which threatens to rip apart the community.

Whitlock, Jr. is Gus Redman, a local mall manager. When a new society forms from the mist survivors at the mall, Gus will have to decide if he will take the role of leader and exactly how far he will go to keep order. Birney plays Alex Cunningham, the teenage daughter of Kevin and Eve Cunningham. She’s always been the ‘good daughter,’ but her over-protective mother helps to kick-start a rebellious streak.

Butler is Father Romanov, a priest who is caught in between modernity and tradition, he has lost his faith but clings to the ritual. Cosgrove is Jay Heisel, a popular local football superstar and the son of the town sheriff who finds himself accused of a heinous crime. Curcic plasy Mia Lambert, a drug-addicted woman on the run and in search of a mysterious stash of money.

SOURCE: Deadline.com