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AMC is getting into the DC Comics game with “Preacher” and the pilot has cast its first actor. Ruth Negga has joined the drama as its female lead according to Deadline. “Preacher” follows Jesse Custer as he goes on a mission to find God. Custer is a preacher in a Texas town who unites with a creature from Heaven and gains the ability to control people’s actions. Negga will play Jesse’s ex-girlfriend Tulip. She’s a vicious and well dressed criminal who joins in on the mission to find God. The drama,Read More
Robbie Kay
Peter Pan lives! According to Deadline, “Once Upon A Time” alum Robbie Kay has joined the cast of NBC’s “Heroes Reborn.”  There have been no details released about the characters or story lines for the upcoming 13-episode series. Kay is joining Zachary Levi and Jack Coleman, who will reprise his role from the original series. Tim Kring, creator of the original series, will executive produce the miniseries alongside Peter Elkoff and James Middleton. Kay most recently was seen as Peter Pan on “Once Upon A Time.” His other credits includeRead More

Posted On March 11, 2015By Layla HedgesIn Television, TV Casting

TV: Chace Crawford Joins ABC Pilot ‘Boom’

Actor Chace Crawford has been cast as a lead in ABC drama pilot “Boom”. The potential series follows a big oil discovery in North Dakota that triggers a geopolitical shift and economic boom. A young couple, Billy (Crawford) and Kelly, set out to the oil fields in search of opportunity and better fortune. Billy is quick of wit, handsome and ambitious. When an accident leaves the couple stranded on foot and short on money, Billy makes a fast deal to secure a position for himself but may risk his lifeRead More
Luke Mitchell has finally landed on a new series following the end of The CW’s “The Tomorrow People.” The young actor has joined ABC and Marvel’s “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” according to The Hollywood Reporter. Mitchell will play an Inhuman named Lincoln. The charismatic young man will help Skye (Chloe Bennet) learn more about her heritage. This is one very important casting addition because of where the series left off in its winter finale. Viewers learned that Skye is really an Inhuman, more importantly the live action counterpart of comic book characterRead More

Posted On February 4, 2015By Alamin YohannesIn Television, TV Casting

TV: Naya Rivera To Recur On ‘Devious Maids’

Another “Glee” star has found their next television role. According to Deadline, Naya Rivera has been cast in a recurring role for the upcoming third season of Marc Cherry’s “Devious Maids.” The Lifetime drama follows a group of maids who have bonded through their shared experience working for very powerful Beverly Hills families. Rivera will play a new maid in the neighborhood named Blanca. While she believes her employers as the perfect family, she learns a secret that changes everything for her. The actress is the latest “Glee” cast member to joinRead More
"De Rouille et D'os" Photocall - 65th Annual Cannes Film Festival
HBO does like to take their time. After having the project for sometime the network has greenlit miniseries “Lewis And Clark” and announced Matthias Schoenaerts’ starring role according to Deadline. Schoenaerts has nabbed the role of William Clark, one half of the famed explorers at the center of the project. The other member of that duo, Meriwether Lewis, will be played by Casey Affleck. Based on Stephen E. Ambrose’s book “Undaunted Courage” the miniseries centers on their journey to explore this new world and the people living in it. The two menRead More
Netflix is filling out their superhero ranks. The Wrap reports Rachael Taylor has joined “Marvel’s AKA Jessica Jones” as Trish Walker. Krysten Ritter stars as Jessica Jones in the upcoming Marvel series. The series starts with Jones rebuilding her life after her time as superhero ends tragically. Now she works as a detective on cases involving people with powers. Taylor’s Trish is the best of of our titular character, who hosts a popular radio talk show. The former model and child TV star is known by “Patsy Walker” to her listening fans.Read More
CBS’ globetrotting Behavioral Analysis Unit has found its second member. TVLine reports “Everybody Hates Chris” star Tyler James Williams has joined the potential “Criminal Minds” spinoff. This time the FBI agents will be part of a unit that gives aid to Americans who get into situations abroad. Williams has been cast as tech analyst Monty. While his team members are abroad helping Americans in a foreign land, Monty acts as a liaison to the families of the victim of their current case. Gary Sinise is the only other cast member atRead More
Another familiar DC comic book character is headed for the small screen. CBS has found their Jimmy Olsen for the upcoming “Supergirl” series in actor Mehcad Brooks, it was announced today. Brooks is the second actor to sign on after Supergirl herself, “Glee” alum Melissa Benoist, who was cast last week. In this adaptation of DC comics, the show will follow Benoist’s Kara, who has grown up on Earth since her home planet Krypton was destroyed. After hiding her powers all these years, the young woman is now ready toRead More
“True Blood” may not have given her character a great ending, but Rutina Wesley is claiming her conciliation prize. According to TVLine, the actress is the latest addition to Bryan Fuller’s “Hannibal.” She will play Reba McClane, a woman who begins a romance with Francis Dolarhyde (Richard Armitage). Reba is a blind woman who the serial killer, nicknamed The Tooth Fairy, falls for. Their relationship is a significant component of Dolarhyde’s story in Thomas Harris’ “Red Dragon.” This is not the character’s first on-screen portrayal. Joan Allen played Reba in “Manhunter” while EmilyRead More