TV Casting Updates

by IMDb-Editors | last updated - 1 day ago

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

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Michael Shannon at an event for The 74th Golden Globe Awards (2017)
Michael Shannon at an event for The 74th Golden Globe Awards (2017)
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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 (2015)

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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Jeff Daniels at an event for The Newsroom (2012)

Jeff Daniels is set to star as the head of the FBI’s New York counterterrorism unit in the Hulu drama "The Looming Tower."

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Richard Schiff at an event for The Gambler (2014)

Richard Schiff has joined the cast of ABC’s medical drama pilot "The Good Doctor" as a series regular.

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Christina Ochoa at an event for Ant-Man (2015)

Christina Ochoa will star opposite Matt Barr in the CW's military drama pilot "Valor," directed by Michael Robin.

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Susan Sarandon

Susan Sarandon will play Samantha Winslow, the strong, focused head of a motion picture studio in the upcoming season of "Ray Donovan."

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Ed Sheeran

Show runners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss announced Ed Sheeran will guest star on "Game of Thrones" in Season 7. No other details on Sheeran’s character or storyline were revealed.

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Marley Shelton at an event for San Andreas (2015)

Marley Shelton will star opposite Josh Radnor in "Drama High," the NBC drama pilot from "Friday Night Lights" executive producer/showrunner Jason Katims and Jeffrey Seller, producer of the Broadway smash Hamilton.

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Bobby Cannavale at an event for Stand Up Guys (2012)

Bobby Cannavale joins the third season of "Mr. Robot," playing Irving, a laconic, no-nonsense used-car salesman. "Mr. Robot" is set to premiere in October.

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Matthew Davis in Cult (2013)

Matthew Davis will star in ABC's drama pilot "Las Reinas," opposite Daniella Alonso and John Corbett. Amanda Warren was also cast in the project.

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Kristin Chenoweth

Kristin Chenoweth will star opposite Noah Wyle in the CBS courtroom drama pilot "Perfect Citizen," from "The Good Wife" executive producer Craig Turk.

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Tim DeKay in White Collar (2009)

Tim DeKay and Zachary Knighton will co-star in FOX’s comedy pilot "Linda from HR," opposite Lauren Graham. DeKay will play Linda’s husband Dan Plugh, and Knight will portray Alan, an accountant with a secret.

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Laverne Cox

Laverne Cox will co-star opposite Meaghan Rath in ABC’s “The Trustee,” a female buddy cop pilot, produced by Warner Bros. TV and Elizabeth Banks and Max Handelman’s company Brownstone Productions. Michael Cudlitz of “The Walking Dead,” also joins the cast as a wry and sardonic police captain.

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Josh Radnor

Josh Radnor will star in NBC's "Drama High" pilot as the head of a high school drama department, based on real-life high school drama teacher Lou Volpe.

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Steve Zahn at an event for Treme (2010)

Steve Zahn will star opposite Sandrine Holt in the ABC drama pilot "The Crossing." Written/executive produced by Dan Dworkin and Jay Beattie, "The Crossing" follows a group of refugees from a war-torn country who seek asylum in a small American town.

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Noah Wyle in Falling Skies (2011)

Noah Wyle is set to star in the CBS courtroom drama pilot "Perfect Citizen," from "The Good Wife" executive producer Craig Turk. Wyle will star as the former general counsel for the National Security Agency who embarks on a new career at a storied law firm in Boston.

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Jason Isaacs

Jason Isaacs will take the captain's chair on CBS series "Star Trek: Discovery" as Captain Lorca, the chief of the Starship Discovery, opposite Sonequa Martin-Green, who plays the lead role of Lt. Cmdr. Rainsford.

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Jon Cryer

Jon Cryer will star in the ABC comedy pilot "Losing It," the story of three adult siblings and their parents who — between divorce, new parenthood and early-onset dementia — are losing it in different ways. Natalia Morales will also play one of the siblings.

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