The Oscar-winning actor, a three-time Emmy nominee, has been having success doing shows for streaming networks following Netflix’s Bloodline and the upcoming Castle Rock series for Hulu.
Marvel’s Luke Cage star Mike Colter is set to reprise a role on CBS. Meanwhile, Ashley Tisdale has been cast in an upcoming comedy pilot. All this and more on today’s TV casting round-up.
Sydney Poitier, Shea Whigham, Hong Chau, and Jeremy Allen White are joing Julia Roberts-starrer Homecoming and Netflix’s second season of American Vandal has set its two leading men. All this and more on today’s TV casting round-up.
Wind River‘s Gil Birmingham is set for a recurring role on the 3rd season of TNT’s Animal Kingdom. Meanwhile, Frasier alumna Jane Leeves has been tapped for a leading role in Fox’s untitled Erin Foster single-camera comedy pilot. All this and more on today’s TV casting round up.
The veteran character is poised for a busy month between his turn in the Paramount Network’s Waco TV series and a pair of Sundance movies — The Catcher Was a Spy starring Paul Rudd, and Beirut starring Jon Hamm.
Bobby Cannavale is joining Julia Roberts and Stephan James, taking the final lead role in Homecoming, Sam Esmail’s podcast adaptation of Amazon which has already been picked up for two seasons.
“Podcasts are sort of perfect for TV adaptations, since they have set story structures, they’re often serialized, and they come with a built-in audience, which is exactly what IP-hungry networks are looking for,” writes Neil Turitz.
The half-hour drama based on a popular podcast is from Mr. Robot creator Sam Esmail and received a two-season order from the streaming platform.
Julia Roberts-starrer Homecoming has landed a two season order from Amazon. The project is an adaptation of the podcast of the same name from Gimlet Media. The podcast launched last November.
Oscar-winner Julia Roberts is in talks to headline Homecoming from Mr. Robot creator Sam Esmail. The project hails from Universal Cable Productions and is based on the fictional podcast of the same name, which debuted last November.