Rob Reiner Sets Cast For “The Tap,” Leads Chosen For Starz Miniseries “The White Princess”


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Rob Reiner’s upcoming USA Network drama has set its lead cast with , Erinn Westbrook, , and David Corenswet.

Co-created by Andrew Lenchewski, who co-wrote the pilot with Aaron Tracy, The Tap follows the most famous secret society in American college history, Yale’s Skull and Bones. Set in 1969, the drama takes place during the height of America’s cultural and political revolution — a time when the campus is being upended by antiwar protests, race riots and the arrival of its first female students.

Woodell will play Jay Butler, who’s looking to secure future by joining Skull and Bones. He is repped by .

Westbrook is set to play Gloria Murphy is one of Yale’s first female students and one of the few black students in her class. She is repped by and Treadwell Entertainment Group.

Gardner will step into the role of Michelle Cuttriss, who is also part of the inaugural female class at Yale. She is repped by and .

Finally, Corenswet will play Kirk Lewis, a blue-blooded Skull & Bones legacy. He is repped by and .

The Starz miniseries has tapped Amy Manson, Andrew Whipp, and for their cast while Alex Kalymnios is set to direct three episodes of the 8-episode series.
Kalymnios is repped by and Gersh.

Manson will play Lady Catherine Gordon, cousin to King James IV of Scotland. She is repped by and .

Whipp will paly Richard Pole, supporter and former soldier of Henry VII, whose marriage to Elizabeth’s cousin Margaret Plantagenet (Rebecca Benson) reinforces the alliance between the Houses of York and Lancaster under Tudor rule. He is repped by Clarence Conway and .

Gibson is set to play “The Boy”, the love interest of Catherine and a young man who is looking to stir things up by claiming to be Prince Richard of York, rightful heir to the throne and Elizabeth’s long lost brother. He is repped by

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