TV Casting Category

Jack O’Connell is headed to Netflix! Steven Soderbergh and Scott Frank’s upcoming Netflix Western drama “Godless” has chosen its star. According to The Hollywood Reporter O’Connell will headline the series for Netflix. “Godless” is set in 1884 and follows ruthless outlaw Frank Griffin as he hunts down his former partner Roy Goode. Griffin rips through the West looking for the young man he treated like his child and now considers an enemy. The search leads Frank to La Belle, a town where the entire population is female. O’Connell will play Roy.Read More
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CBS has found its MacGyver! One young actor is going from playing a mutant to guy with powers of his own. TVLine reports Lucas Till has nabbed the lead role in the network’s reboot of the 1985 series. “MacGyver” follows a young man, Angus MacGyver (Till), who can use ordinary objects in unusual ways to solve problems. When a clandestine organization picks him up, the young man uses his ability to prevent disasters. Also cast in the pilot is Joshua Boone. He will play Gunner, MacGyver’s best friend from high school.Read More
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Shailene Woodley has nabbed the third lead role in HBO miniseries “Big Little Lies,” opposite Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon. Kidman made the announcement during a speech at the HT Leadership Summit yesterday. The adaptation of the Liane Moriarty follows three mothers, with Woodley taking on the role of Jane, the youngest mother who’s new to town and so young that the other mothers mistake her for a nanny. The three women could not be more different but all become embroiled in a mystery after someone ends up dead. FilmingRead More
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“Shadowhunters” has added a “Glee” alum to its cast. According to The Wrap Harry Shum Jr. is the latest addition to the upcoming ABC Family drama. The series stars Katherine McNamara as Clary Fray, a young girl who finds herself entering a whole new world after her mother is kidnapped. On the heels of turning eighteen, Clary finds out her mother is an angel-human hybrid who fights demons. These demon hunters, called Shadowhunters, are part of Clary’s family history and she will have to enter this mysterious and dangerous newRead More
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ABC Family’s “Shadowhunters” has found its star! According to The Wrap Katherine McNamara has nabbed the lead role of Clary Fray. The series, based on Cassandra Clare’s popular book series, follows Clary (McNamara) on a journey into the world of demons and those who hunt them. Clary is an intelligent art student with a bright future, but her life is turned upside down on her eighteenth birthday. Her mother is kidnapped and the young girl learns her life is a lie. She actually comes from a long line of demon hunters calledRead More
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ABC Family has added two more series regulars to its upcoming “Shadowhunters.” According to The Wrap Emeraude Toubia and Roberto Rosende have joined the drama, which is based on The Mortal Instruments book series from Cassandra Clare. The two actors join previously cast Dominic Sherwood. The series will follows Clary Fray as she discovers and is forced into a whole new world on her eighteenth birthday. After her mother is kidnapped Clary discovers she comes from a long line of demon hunters called Shadowhunters and to find her mother the young girl must navigate thisRead More
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ABC Family’s upcoming series “Shadowhunters” has found its male lead. According to The Wrap Dominic Sherwood has joined the television adaptation of “The Mortal Instruments” series by Cassandra Clare. The drama will follow Clary Fray, a young girl whose life changes forever on her 18th birthday. When her mother Jocelyn is kidnapped, Clary learns her mother, along with the rest of her family line, is a demon hunting human-angel. They are called Shadowhunters and young Clary learns she has so much more to learn about the mysterious new world she has found herselfRead More
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Sarah Gadon is on fire! On the heels of wrapping up filming the upcoming “The Ninth Life Of Louis Drax” the actress has nabbed roles in Hulu miniseries “11/22/63” and the film “Indignation” according to Deadline. “11/23/63” is a nine episode miniseries headed for Hulu. Based on Stephen King’s 2011 novel it follows English teacher Jake Eppin (Franco) as he falls through a time portal and ends up in 9/9/1958. He attempts to changed history by saving John F. Kennedy, but love and Lee Harvey Oswald are among the obstacles inRead More
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HBO pilot “Virtuoso” has found its female lead, with The Wrap reporting Freya Mavor has joined the musical historical drama. Set in 18th Century Vienna, the pilot centers on the Academy of Musical Excellence. The school is full of young musical prodigies including Mavor’s Marie. She comes from a distinguished Parisian Catholic family and is the sole female in the academy’s inaugural class. Peter Macdissi is set to star and executive produce the drama. Iva Babic, Francois Civil, Lindsay Farris, Alex Lawther and Nico Mirallegro also star. Alan Ball, Elton John and David Furnish broughtRead More
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Fandoms colliding alert. The BBC announced this morning that Maisie Williams, who plays Arya Stark on “Game of Thrones,” will guest star on a future episode of the channel’s long-running “Doctor Who.” Williams has already started filming, and said on her first day, ““I’m so excited to be working on Doctor Who as it’s such a big and important part of British Culture. I can’t wait to meet the cast and crew and start filming, especially as we’ll be shooting not too far from my home town.” Her character detailsRead More