The Big Bang Theory is continuing to add to Sheldon’s family in adulthood with Jerry O’Connell joining the show for a guest-starring role as Sheldon’s brother, Georgie. The character appears on the spin-off series Young Sheldon played by Montana Jordan. All this and more on today’s TV casting round-up.
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Actor-comedian Sinbad is headed to the small screen for Fox’s comedy pilot Rel. Joining him is Jessica “Jess Hilarious” Moore who replaces previously cast Angel Laketa Moore. All this and more on today’s TV casting round-up.
Best known as “Littlefinger” on the popular HBO show, Gillen will follow the likes of Ewan McGregor and Robert Gill in playing the famous Irish novelist and poet whose daughter Lucia suffered from schizophrenia.
Also recurring on the series are Miguel Gomez, Raven Goodwin, and Mark Webber. The series is based on the Sundance Award-winning short film by Frankie Shaw, who stars in, writes, and produces the series.
The directorial debut of writer-director Boots Riley, Sorry to Bother You, has tapped three buzzy stars in its first casting: Tessa Thompson, Lakeith Stanfield, and Steven Yeun, the Tracking Board has confirmed. Forest Whitaker is producing.
The Good Wife‘s Archie Panjabi and The Pirates of the Carribbean‘s Jack Davenport are teaming up for ITV’s Next of Kin and Billy Eichner has joined the anthology series American Horror Story.
John Cho has landed a recurring — and romantic — role in Hulu’s Difficult People while David Boreanaz is trading in his fangs and badge to play a Navy SEAL.
Eva Longoria and Ken Marino are set to lead an all-star cast in Type-A, and John Larroquette may be returning to television as he boards Me, Myself & I.
Steven Soderbergh’s The Girlfriend Experience adds to its lineup, CW’s Valor rounds out its lead roles, and Jane Lynch is headed to NBC.
Book-to-television adaptations were busy making big casting announcements today, with Game of Thrones, Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan, and The Alienist all adding to their line-ups.
O.C. and Hart of Dixie star Rachel Bilson is headed to Nashville alongside Empire actor Kaitlin Doubleday, meanwhile Kristin Chenoweth and Steve Zahn are set to topline network pilots.
Stranger Things breakout star Shannon Purser is set to join Moana star Auli’i Cravalho in the NBC pilot Drama High, meanwhile It’s Always Sunny‘s Glenn Howerton is teaming up with comedian Patton Oswalt for Seth Meyers and Mike O’Brien’s untitled comedy.
Naomie Harris and Joe Manganiello co-star in New Line’s adaptation of the classic arcade game, which is being directed by Brad Peyton (San Andreas).
True Blood alum Stephen Moyer is set to star in Fox’s Marvel pilot, and Diana Rigg is joining PBS’s Victoria to play a confidante of the infamous queen.
Marc Cherry, Reba McEntire, and Shondaland add cast members to their pilots while Liv Tyler and Mark Gatiss joins Kit Harrington for BBC’s Gunpowder.
Nia DaCosta has lined up Tessa Thompson and Lily James to headline in her directorial debut Little Woods. They join a cast that also includes James Badge Dale, Luke Kirby, and Lance Reddick.
All the Way actor Aisha Hinds has landed the role of Harriet Tubman in season two of WGN America’s Underground. Production on the new season begins this month in Atlanta, with plans for an early 2017 premiere.
Fall sitcom Man With A Plan has filled the void left by Jenna Fischer by tapping Liza Snyder for the role. She will star in the multi-camera sitcom opposite Matt LeBlanc.
Grindhouse-inspired series Blood Drive has tapped Christina Ochoa to star. The series has a 13 episode straight-to-series order from Syfy.
Starz continues fill out their cast for the adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s American Gods as they add Cloris Leachman, Peter Stormare, Chris Obi, and Mousa Kraish.
Tohn has joined David Wain’s film about National Lampoon co-founder Doug Kenney. Tohn will play legendary comedian Gilda Radner, who was a featured player in The National Lampoon Radio Hour and helped create The National Lampoon Show.
Jessica Henwick has won the lead female role as martial arts expert Colleen Wing in Netflix Marvel series Iron Fist. Plus, SNL alum Brooks Wheelan books a regular role on the Shondaland comedy Toast, and more in today’s TV casting round-up!
Minnie Driver will star in ABC drama Speechless, Bill Bellamy will join Becki Newton in new Fox comedy, Mighty Aphrodite’s Michael Rapaport reteams with Woody Allen on Amazon, and more in our daily TV casting round-up!
Sarah Shahi has been cast as Nancy Drew; David Spade will team up with fellow SNL alum Tina Fey; Gabriel Iglesias’s The Fluffy Shop is hiring and more in today’s TV casting round-up.
Bill Paxton joins Training Day, Judy Greed to lead Laura Steinel’s comedy, T.R. Knight returns to ABC in new pilot, and more in our daily TV casting round-up.
Vanessa Hudgens joins NBC’s DC Universe-based office comedy Powerless, Felicity Huffman and John Ridley extend their relationship, Hina Abdullah joins The Jury and more in today’s TV Casting news.
Alex Garland may have found the final piece for his next sci-fi project, Annihilation, as he is eyeing Tessa Thompson to join the cast. She would appear opposite previously announced stars Natalie Portman and Gina Rodriguez.
Theo Rossi has signed on as a possible villain and Rosario Dawson commits to befriending all of the local heroes on Netflix.