TV Casting Updates

by IMDb-Editors | last updated - 3 days ago

Keep track of all the latest casting news for upcoming television projects.

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Corey Stoll at an event for Albert Nobbs (2011)

Corey Stoll, Andrew Rannells, Mike Doyle, and Paul Reiser have joined Matthew Weiner's "The Romanoffs" as guest stars. They join previously announced cast members Isabelle Huppert, Marthe Keller, Aaron Eckhart, Christina Hendricks, John Slattery, Jack Huston, and Amanda Peet.

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Joel McHale at an event for The 43rd Annual People's Choice Awards (2017)

Joel McHale has signed onto to the cast of "The Happytime Murders, the puppet comedy from STXfilms, joining Melissa McCarthy, Maya Rudolph, and Elizabeth Banks.

Happytime Murders takes place in a world where humans and puppets coexist, with the puppets viewed as second-class citizens. When the puppet castmembers of 1980s children's TV show The Happytime Gang begin turning up dead, an alcoholic, a philandering, disgraced Lapd detective turned private-eye puppet takes the case with his former human partner.

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Jack Whitehall

Jack Whitehall has joined the cast of Amazon's Good Omens playing clerk-turned-witch hunter Pulsifer, aka Newt. Other new castmembers include Michael McKean as Sgt. Shadwell, the leader of the witch-finder army who sends him on his mission and Miranda Richardson as Madame Tracy in the six-part series, the psychic medium and part-time courtesan who helps the pair as they try to save the world.

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Hiroyuki Sanada in Helix (2014)

Hiroyuki Sanada has joined the cast of "Westworld" Season 2, along with Gustaf Skarsgård, Fares Fares, and Betty Gabriel.

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Jermaine Rivers

Jermaine Rivers has joined the cast of "The Gifted" playing the Marvel character, Shatter.

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Laverne Cox

Laverne Cox is attached to star in "Spirited," the one-hour ABC drama would follow a fake psychic who realizes she can really communicate with the dead. She decides to put her con-woman past behind her and actually start helping people. Elizabeth Banks is attached as an executive producer.

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Sarah Paulson

Ryan Murphy has created an origin series for One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest infamous villain, Nurse Ratched, starring his muse Sarah Paulson. The series will begin in 1947 and track Ratched from an average nurse as she morphs into the notorious authority figure she became in the novel and subsequent film. Netflix has given the series a two-season, 18 episode commitment.

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Chris Pine at an event for Wonder Woman (2017)

Chris Pine is set to star in a limited series about Robert F. Kennedy at Hulu. The series will be based on the Larry Tye biography “Bobby Kennedy: The Making Of A Liberal Icon.” Pine will also executive produce in addition to playing Kennedy.

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Cara Delevingne

Supermodel-turned-actress Cara Delevingne is set to star in Amazon's upcoming fantasy noir series "Carnival Row," opposite Orlando Bloom. Delevingne will play Vignette Stonemoss, a faerish refugee who flees her war-torn homeland to come to the Burgue.

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Reese Witherspoon

Reese Witherspoon will be guest starring on an episode of "The Mindy Project." No details about Witherspoon’s character in the show, but see her in the upcoming sixth season, which premieres Sept. 12.

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Tia Mowry-Hardrict at an event for Focus (2015)

Tia Mowry and Ed Begly Jr. have joined the cast of the CBS comedy "Me, Myself, and I" in recurring roles.

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Orlando Bloom at an event for The 71st Annual Tony Awards (2017)

In his first major TV role, Orlando Bloom has signed on as star and producer of the upcoming Amazon drama series "Carnival Row." Bloom will play Rycroft Philostrate, a police inspector investigating the murder of a faerie showgirl.

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Anna Diop in 24: Legacy (2016)

Anna Diop will play alien princess Starfire in the upcoming DC Comics adaptation of Titans.

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Diane Guerrero

Diana Guerrero has joined the cast of Superior Donuts as a series regular in Season 2, playing play Sofia, a young Uptown gentrifier who parks her food truck, which serves healthy, socially conscious breakfast foods, in front of Arthur’s old-school donut shop.

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Alona Tal at an event for Wonder Woman (2017)

Alona Tal has joined the cast of SEAL team in a recurring role, as Stella, a grad student who meets young Seal Clay in a bar that he and his colleagues tend to frequent.

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Common

Common has been tapped to star in "Black Samurai," a Starz adaptation of the book series and 1976 film of the same name. Jerry Bruckheimer and RZA are executive producers on the project.

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Patrick Dempsey in Bridget Jones's Baby (2016)

Patrick Dempsey is returning to the small screen in the starring role of the Epix straight-to-series drama "The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair."

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David Tennant in Jessica Jones (2015)

David Tennant and Michael Sheen are set to star in the new Amazon series "Good Omens." Based on a novel by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, "Good Omens" is the tale of the bungling of Armageddon, featuring an angel, a demon, an 11-year-old Antichrist, and a doom-saying witch.

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Michael Douglas at an event for Ant-Man (2015)

Michael Douglas is set to star in Chuck Lorre's new Netflix comedy "The Kominsky Method." Douglas will play an actor who had a brief fling with success and is now a revered Hollywood acting coach. Alan Arkin will co-star as his friend and agent.

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Gustaf Skarsgård

Gustaf Skarsgård, Fares Fares, and Betty Gabriel have joined the cast of "Westworld" Season 2. Skarsgård and Fares will be series regulars, while Gabriel will be recurring.

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Aaron Eckhart

Aaron Eckhart has joined the cast of Matthew Weiner's Amazon anthology series "The Romanoffs." The cast also includes Christina Hendricks, John Slattery, Isabelle Huppert, Amanda Peet, and Jack Huston.

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Peter Krause in The Catch (2016)

Peter Krause will star opposite Angela Bassett in Ryan Murphy's new FOX procedural drama "9-1-1." The series will explore the high-pressure experiences of police, paramedics and firefighters who are thrust into the most frightening, shocking and heart-stopping situations.

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Christina Hendricks and John Slattery in Mad Men (2007)

Christina Hendricks and John Slattery will reunite with "Mad Men" creator Matthew Weiner as cast members of Weiner’s upcoming Amazon anthology series "The Romanoffs."

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Abigail Spencer

Abigail Spencer has joined the cast of "Grey’s Anatomy" Season 14, replacing Bridget Regan as Megan Hunt..

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Sylvester Stallone at an event for The 88th Annual Academy Awards (2016)

Sylvester Stallone will guest star on the upcoming season of "This Is Us," playing a co-star/father figure to Kevin’s character as he shoots his big movie.

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Allison Williams in Girls (2012)

Allison Williams will guest star in the Showtime limited series "Patrick Melrose," playing Marianne, an acquaintance that Patrick (Benedict Cumberbatch) encounters during his playboy years in New York.

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Audra McDonald in The Good Wife (2009)

Audra McDonald has joined the cast of "The Good Fight," reprising her role as Liz Lawrence, the attorney she originated on "The Good Wife."

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Haley Lu Richardson

Haley Lu Richardson has joined Elizabeth McGovern in the period drama "The Chaperone," the first film from PBS Masterpiece.

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Mahershala Ali

Mahershala Ali is confirmed to star in the third season of HBO's "True Detective." The network is currently talking to directors in the hope of finding a partner for the project.

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Forest Whitaker at an event for Taken 3 (2014)

Forest Whitaker has joined the cast of "Empire" in a recurring role and will appear in a multi-episode arc in the fourth season.

Whitaker will play Uncle Eddie, a charismatic music icon and bonafide hitmaker, who gave an unknown Lucious his first radio airplay.

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Lena Dunham in Girls (2012)

Ryan Murphy announced on his Twitter account that Lena Dunham has joined the cast of “American Horror Story” Season 7. Details on her role have not yet been released.

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Meaghan Rath

CBS has added Meaghan Rath and Beulah Koale to the cast of "Hawaii Five-0" as series regular, and upped Ian Anthony Dale to a series regular as well.

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Jodie Whittaker in Doctor Who (2005)

Jodie Whittaker has been named the 13th actor to play the iconic Doctor Who— the first woman to hold the title.

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Tyga at an event for Furious 7 (2015)

Rapper Tyga and C.J. Wallace will join the horror series "Scream" for its revamped third season.

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Alec Baldwin

Alec Baldwin will star in NBC’s live production of "A Few Good Men," as Col. Nathan Jessep, the character portrayed by Jack Nicholson in the 1992 feature film adapted from the Aaron Sorkin play.

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Hugo Weaving at an event for The IMDb Studio (2011)

Hugo Weaving and Jennifer Jason Leigh have joined the cast of Showtime upcoming limited series "Melrose," based on the “Patrick Melrose” series of semi-autobiographical novels written by Edward St. Aubyn. Benedict Cumberbatch will star in and executive produce the series.

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John Cho

John Cho has joined the cast of "The Exorcist" playing Andrew Kim, a former child psychologist who runs a foster home on a private island off the coast of Seattle.

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Moon Bloodgood in Falling Skies (2011)

Moon Bloodgood has joined the cast of "Code Black" as a recurring character, playing Rox, a brassy and competitive paramedic who thinks fast on her feet and doesn't scare easily.

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Paulo Costanzo in Royal Pains (2009)

Paulo Costanzo will join cast of "Designated Survivor" as a series regular, playing Lyor Boone, the new White House Political Director who will help a presidency struggling with its messaging and political strategy.

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Tala Ashe

Tala Ashe has joined the cast of "Legends of Tomorrow" Season 3 as a series regular, playing as Zari Adrianna Tomaz, or better known in the comics as her superhero alter-ego Isis.

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Lauren Graham

Lauren Graham will lend her voice to Disney Junior’s "Vampirina," the story of a young vampire who learns to adjust to city life after relocating from her hometown of Transylvania. Graham will play Vampirina’s mother Oxana Hauntly, opposite James Van Der Beek as her husband Boris.

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Heather Graham

Heather Graham and Elizabeth Reaser have been added to the cast of NBC's "Law & Order: True Crime," focusing on the 1990s murder trial of brothers Erik and Lyle Menendez. Edie Falco stars.

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Colton Haynes in IMDb: What to Watch (2013)

Colton Haynes has officially joined Ryan Murphy's troupe of actors. The "Teen Wolf" fan favorite is set to star in the election-themed "American Horror Story" Season 7. Haynes also appeared on Murphy's "Scream Queens."

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Tony Danza

Tony Danza makes his series TV return, starring in the upcoming Netflix series "The Good Cop.' Danza will play Tony Sr., a disgraced, former NYPD officer who never followed the rules who lives with his son, lives with his son, an earnest, obsessively honest NYPD detective. This “odd couple” become unofficial partners as Tony Sr. offers his overly-cautious son street-wise advice on everything from handling suspects to handling women.

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Kimberly Hebert Gregory

Kimberly Hébert Gregory has replaced Cristela Alonzo in ABC’s new drama "The Gospel of Kevin."

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Jason O'Mara in Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2013)

Jason O'Mara will join the Season 3 cast of Amazon Original series "The Man in the High Castle." Having recently appeared on "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.," O'Mara will play series regular Wyatt Price, an Irishman whose family has immigrated to New York ... before fleeing west.

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Morris Chestnut at an event for Rosewood (2015)

Morris Chestnut will star opposite Billy Bob Thornton in the second season of Amazon Original series "Goliath." Chestnut will play Chief Deputy District Attorney Hakeem Rashad.

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Anna Chlumsky

Emmy-nominated actress Anna Chlumsky will have a recurring role on the fourth and final season of "Halt and Catch Fire" this summer. Chlumsky will play Dr. Katie Herman, Chief Ontologist, a crucial role in this season's Search business venture.

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Al Pacino at an event for The Godfather (1972)

Al Pacino will star as former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno in a new HBO movie, directed by Barry Levinson.

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Odette Annable at an event for Gleason (2016)

Odette Annabelle joined the cast of "Supergirl" as a series regular, playing Reign, part of an interpretation of the infamous World Killer storyline.

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Dale Soules in Orange Is the New Black (2013)

Dale Soules, who plays no-nonsense inmate and murder expert Frieda Berlin on "Orange Is the New Black," has been promoted to series regular for Season 6.

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Elisabeth Moss

Elisabeth Moss has signed on to star in and executive produce a new BBC America limited series about “Typhoid Mary."

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Henry Ian Cusick in The 100 (2014)

Henry Ian Cusick has joined the cast of "Inhumans," playing Dr. Evan Declan.

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Richard Madden at an event for Cinderella (2015)

Richard Madden will star in a standalone episode of Amazon’s upcoming sci-fi anthology series "Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams."

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Dennis Quaid and Michael Kovac

Dennis Quaid has signed on to play President George W. Bush in FX’s "Katrina: American Crime Story," the second season of Ryan Murphy’s true-crime anthology.

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Peter Dinklage in Game of Thrones (2011)

Peter Dinklage and Jamie Dornan will co-star in the HBO film "My Dinner with Hervé," the story of an unlikely friendship that evolves over one wild night in LA between a struggling journalist and actor Hervé Villechaize.

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Alec Baldwin

Alec Baldwin will guest star in the Hulu's "The Looming Tower," playing George Tenet, director of central intelligence for the CIA.

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Danny DeVito

Danny DeVito and Jeff Goldblum will co-star in a new comedy series from Amazon, playing an iconic music duo from the past who are forced to reunite despite their longstanding hatred for each other.

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Hilary Swank

Hilary Swank will star in a leading role in the upcoming FX limited series "Trust," directed by Danny Boyle.

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Mark Consuelos in Pitch (2016)

Mark Consuelos has joined the cast of the CW series "Riverdale" for its second season, playing Hiram Lodge, Veronica's father.

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Melissa Benoist at an event for Lowriders (2016)

Melissa Benoist will play Rachel Koresh, the wife of cult leader David Koresh (Taylor Kitsch) in the limited series "Waco."

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Donald Sutherland at an event for Forsaken (2015)

Donald Sutherland will portray billionaire J. Paul Getty in "Trust," an FX limited series about the Getty family that is set to air in early 2018. Danny Boyle will direct.

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Ricky Martin

Pop star Ricky Martin, who recently launched a residency at Las Vegas' Monte Carlo Resort and Casino, is the latest talent to join FX’s "Versace: American Crime Story." Martin will play Antonio D’Amico, the partner of Gianni Versace, in the Ryan Murphy-helmed series. Penelope Cruz and Darren Criss are other recent additions to the cast.

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Tyler Posey

"Teen Wolf" star Tyler Posey has joined the cast of "Jane the Virgin" in a recurring arc. He will make his first appearance in the Season 3 finale.

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Rainn Wilson at an event for Super (2010)

Rainn Wilson has joined the cast as Harry Mudd in CBS's "Star Trek: Discovery." Wilson's character appeared in “Star Trek” the original series, placing this series in the same Prime timeline.

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Miles Teller at an event for Insurgent (2015)

Miles Teller will star in Nicolas Winding Refn’s upcoming Amazon series "Too Old to Die Young." Teller will play a police officer entangled in the world of assassins.

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Billy Eichner

Billy Eichner has joined the cast of "American Horror Story" Season 7, in a heavily recurring role. No details about his character have been revealed.

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Katie Cassidy in The Flash (2014)

Katie Cassidy will return to "Arrow" as a series regular in Season 6, playing Black Siren. She will first appear in the final two episodes of the CW show in the current fifth season.

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Matthew Morrison

Matthew Morrison will guest star on "Grey's Anatomy." Morrison was photographed filming on-set but his role has not been revealed by ABC.

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David Boreanaz

David Boreanaz has replaced Jim Caviezel as the lead of CBS untitled Navy Seal drama pilot. Caviezel parted ways over creative differences.

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Penélope Cruz

Penelope Cruz has signed on to play Donatella Versace in FX’s "Versace: American Crime Story," the third installment of the anthology series from Ryan Murphy. Cruz joins previously announced stars Edgar Ramirez, who will play Gianni Versace, and Darren Criss, who will portray Andrew Cunanan.

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Eva Longoria

Eva Longoria is set to star in "Type A," the FOX comedy pilot which follows the adventures of consultants who have to fire people.

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Ashley Judd

Ashley Judd has been cast as a series regular in the second season of the Epix series "Berlin Station."

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Colin Farrell at an event for Saving Mr. Banks (2013)

Colin Farrell will play former U.S. marine Oliver North in Amazon’s new limited series about the Iran-Contra affair, directed by Yorgos Lanthimos.

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David Giuntoli

David Giuntoli will star opposite Poppy Montgomery in the CBS drama pilot "Mission Control," written by "The Martian" author Andy Weir and produced by Simon Kinberg. The series will follow the next generation of NASA astronauts and scientists who juggle their personal and professional lives during a critical mission with no margin for error.

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Rashida Jones at an event for The 89th Annual Academy Awards (2017)

Rashida Jones will guest star on the ABC comedy "Black-ish" playing Bow's sister.

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