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Alice Krige (Tyrant) and Jared Harris (The Crown) are set for recurring roles on Carnival Row, Amazon’s eight-episode straight-to-series fantasy drama, from Rene Echevarria, Travis Beacham, Paul McGuigan and Legendary Television. Carnival Row is described as a fantasy-noir set in a neo-Victorian city. Mythical creatures fleeing their war-torn homeland have gathered in the city, and tensions are simmering between citizens and the growing immigrant population. The series… »
Hey, Grey's Anatomy fans. We've got a new report for you guys via the folks over at TV Line. It turns out that your favorite show will be offering up six new surprises as early as this Thursday night, October 12,2017! That's right. In the 4th new episode of this current 14th season, Grey's Anatomy is going to debut 6 new castmembers! They are all interns. And just to be all the way accurate, technically five of the six new castmembers will make their debut. One of them already debuted during the big two hour premiere episode. That one was actor Jake Borelli who plays character Levi. He is Jo's new intern. Levi will be a recurring character. Jake Borelli's acting resume includes roles in Psych, ICarly, The Forgotten, Parenthood, CBS' NCIS: Los Angeles,True Jackson, Greek, Suburgatory, Elf Employment, Supermoms, Nesting, a short called, "Meanamorphosis," a TV series called,"CeReality, »
- Andre Braddox
Merrin Dungey (Big Little Lies) has been tapped as a new series regular on the upcoming Fox medical drama series The Resident. She will play the hospital’s tough and pragmatic CEO Claire Thorpe. That was the role Tyrant star Moran Atias was tapped for last month in a recasting (it was played in the pilot by Valerie Cruz). Instead, the producers opted to go with Atias for a new series regular character that will be introduced after the pilot, with Dungey cast as… »
Another TV veteran is scrubbing into The Resident.
Merrin Dungey (Alias, The King of Queens) has joined the cast of Fox’s midseason medical drama as a series regular, TVLine has learned. Dungey will play the hospital’s CEO Claire Thorpe, “a tough, savvy, pragmatic businesswoman… solely focused on the financial health of the hospital she oversees,” per the network.
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Melina Kanakaredes’ new TV role works out great, since she probably still has leftover scrubs hanging in her closet.
The CSI: NY and Providence alum has joined the cast of Fox’s upcoming medical drama The Resident as a series regular, according to our sister site Deadline. Kanakaredes will play Dr. Lane Hunter, a top oncologist who’s harboring dark secrets that set off a thriller arc in the show’s first season.
Manning Marable’s Pulitzer Prize-winning biography, Malcolm X: A Life Of Reinvention, is being adapted as a television series by Critical Content and writer David Matthews (Boardwalk Empire, Tyrant). Matthews will pen the adaptation with Critical Content’s Tom Forman, Andrew Marcus, Ray Ricord and Jon Schwartz executive producing. Dr. Leith Mullings and Michael Tyner will serve as producers and consultants. Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention is considered the definitive… »
Independent studio Critical Content has optioned Marable's Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention and plans to adapt the book into a scripted drama series. David Matthews (Boardwalk Empire, Tyrant) is on board to pen the script and exec produce alongside Critical Content's Tom Forman, Andrew Marcus and Ray Ricord. Dr. Leith Mullings and Michael Tyner will produce and serve as consultants. A network is not yet attached as producers search for filmmakers to join the project. Critical Content, the company behind CBS' The Case of: JonBenet Ramsey, also »
- Lesley Goldberg
TNT’s The Last Ship launched Season 4 by revealing a new threat to the globe — and thus to the Nathan James itself. Retired Cno Tom Chandler, meanwhile, did his best maintain a low profile in Greece, but a local crime lord had other plans.
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Lucifer paid fatally poisoned Chloe one final hospital bedside visit before purposely dying himself, as seen in this deleted scene from Season 2 of the Fox drama.
In the midseason finale “A Good Day To Die,” Chloe (played by Lauren German) was on death’s doorstep, having been poisoned by Professor Carlisle (guest star Tim DeKay). With the not-so-good doctor himself now dead, Lucifer (Tom Ellis) got the idea to end his own life — temporarily, with help from Maze, Amenadiel and even Dr. Linda — so that he could track down Carlisle in Hell and procure the antidote formula.
Lucifer makes clear »
Moran Atias is coming to Fox. Deadline reports the Tyrant star has joined the network's upcoming TV show The Resident.The medical drama "centers on a tough, brilliant senior resident who guides an idealistic young doctor through his first day, pulling back the curtain on what really happens, both good and bad, in modern-day medicine." The cast also includes Matt Czuchry, Manish Dayal, Bruce Greenwood, Emily VanCamp, and Shaunette Wilson.Read More… »
TVLine has learned exclusively that Benedict is set to recur as Cherry, the owner of a fight club in The Narrows aka Gotham’s most dangerous neighborhood. Described as edgy and tough, Cherry’s club represents the seat of power in an otherwise lawless part of the city. As Ed Nygma, Solomon Grundy (fka Butch) and other characters move through the fight club, »
Pasdar, whose recent TV credits include Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Colony and Supergirl, will play a “con artist grifter” who — in the episode’s opening scene — “ends up robbing these people in a private jet and winds up jumping out in a parachute,” show boss Matthew Miller tells TVLine. Miller adds that the hour involves “a father-daughter story,” and that Pasdar will appear in Episode 4.
In addition, the executive producer confirms to TVLine exclusively that Thomas Lennon »
Focusing on three doctors (played by Halt and Catch Fire‘s Manish Dayal, Czuchry and People vs. O.J. Simpson‘s Bruce Greenwood) and a dedicated nurse (Revenge‘s Emily VanCamp) at different stages of their careers, The Resident promises to “rip back the curtain to reveal the truth of what really happens, both good and bad, in hospitals across the country.” (I’ve screened the pilot and it’s a shame it’s being held for midseason. »
Former Tyrant star Moran Atias is joining new Fox medical drama series The Resident as a series regular in a recasting. Written by Amy Holden Jones, Hayley Schore and Roshan Sethi, directed by Phillip Noyce and executive produced by Antoine Fuqua, The Resident centers on a tough, brilliant senior resident who guides an idealistic young doctor through his first day, pulling back the curtain on what really happens, both good and bad, in modern-day medicine. Atias will play… »
The second season of HBO’s new hit series Westworld has added three new additions to its cast. Gustaf Skarsgård (Vikings) and Fares Fares (Tyrant) have been cast as series regulars for the upcoming season while Betty Gabriel (Good Girls Revolt) has secured a recurring role.
Skarsgård will portray Karl Strand, “a white-collar guy comfortable in the field” while Fares is Antoine Costa, “a tech expert with an objective perspective”. Gabriel’s recurring character is Maling, a woman who “is trying to restore order on the ground”.
The three actors join newcomers Katja Herbers, Louis Herthum, Neil Jackson and Jonathan Tucker to the series. Herbers has been cast as Grace, a seasoned guest of Westworld who has an untimely visit to the park along with Jackson’ Nicholas, “a charming and resourceful man who finds himself in uncharted territory”. Tucker, meanwhile, will play Major Craddock, a military officer. Season One’s »
- Ricky Church
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- Jenna Busch
“Westworld” Season 2 is rounding out its cast with the addition of three new actors, Variety has confirmed.
Gustaf Skarsgård (pictured above), Fares Fares, and Betty Gabriel will all be joining the HBO series’ sophomore season. Skarsgård, known for playing Floki on the History series “Vikings,” will play Karl Strand, described as a white-collar guy comfortable in the field. Fares, who has appeared on the FX series “Tyrant” and in “Rogue One,” will play Antoine Costa, a tech expert. Gabriel, who most recently appeared in the blockbuster film “Get Out,” will be playing Maling, who is trying to restore order on the ground.
Skarsgård and Fares will be series regulars, while Gabriel will be recurring. Skarsgård is repped by Mgmt. Entertainment and Agentfirman Planthaber/Kildén/Mandic in Sweden. Fares is repped by Magnolia Entertainment. Gabriel is repped by Greene & Associates Talent and Generate.
The three are the latest additions to the cast. Previously »
- Joe Otterson
Vikings veteran Gustaf Skarsgård and Fares Fares (Tyrant) are set as series regulars and Betty Gabriel (Good Girls Revolt) will recur in the second season of Westworld, HBO's multi-Emmy-nominated breakout sci-fi Western. Skarsgård will play Karl Strand, a white-collar guy comfortable in the field. Fares will portray Antoine Costa, a tech expert with an objective perspective. Gabriel is Maling, who is trying to restore order on the ground. The three find themselves in an… »
HBO's Westworld is bulking up for season two.
The Emmy-nominated drama about a whacked-out futuristic theme park has enlisted Vikings star Gustaf Skarsgard and Fares Fares (Tyrant) as series regulars for season two. They are joined by Betty Gabriel (Good Girls Revolt), who will recur.
Skarsgard — who will continue to appear as Floki on History's Vikings — will play Karl Strand, a white-collar guy comfortable in the field. Fares will take on the role of Antoine Costa, a tech expert with an objective perspective. Gabriel will recur as Maling, who is trying to restore order on the ground. »
- Lesley Goldberg
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