Rosanna Arquette and newcomer Chelsea Frei are joining American Housewife’s Carly Craig as series regulars on Youtube’s multi-generational relationship comedy SWIPE RIGHT. The series follows Olivia (Craig) who is single and miserable on her 35 birthday, so she decides to try her luck at Tinder by dating all 252 of her matches. Frei will play Olivia’s sister, a young married woman experiencing a seven-year itch. Arquette will play their recently widowed mother, Mary, who is now also a part of the online dating community.
Doctor Who alumna Freema Agyeman and Anupam Kher (The Family Man) are set for series regular roles in NBC’s BELLEVUE, an hourlong hospital drama pilot. Agyeman will play Dr. Hana Sharpe, the lead doctor at the hospital who has not practiced medicine for a while. Instead, she’s been appearing on talk shows across the country pitching Bellevue hospital. Kher will portray Dr. Anil Kapoor, one of the oldest doctors at the hospital. He believes the hospital needs to change but does not feel he needs to change his ways.
Private Life star Tracee Chimo is set for a recurring role in Nat Geo’s GENIUS: PICASSO anthology series starring Antonio Banderas. Chimo will play Gertrude Stein, an American art collector who uses Matisse and Pablo’s rivalry to create art for her own collection.
April Dawn | Editorial Intern