Judging Amy alum Amy Brenneman has signed on to star in THE GET. The project tackles a timely subject in the new political environment. It centers on a team of tireless Internet journalists who pursue and expose stories of injustice using their unconventional investigative techniques in today’s anything-goes world of reporting. Brenneman has been cast as the steeled and determined Ellen, an investigative journalist who has been known to push boundaries in order to find the truth.
Single-camera comedy HANNAH ROYCE’S QUESTIONABLE CHOICES has added Kyle Howard. It centers on Hannah Royce, who has made some interesting choices throughout her life – namely, having three different kids with three different men – but all have led her to having a very unique, loving, blended family. Howard has been cast as Lewis, Hannah’s second husband and the father of her middle child, Carter.
Frequency star Peyton List and Ricardo Chavira have booked a series regular roles on MISSION CONTROL. It revolves around the next generation of NASA astronauts and scientists who juggle their personal and professional lives during a critical mission with no margin for error. List has been cast as Kim, a member of the astronaut training program and CAPCOM for the mission. Chavira has been cast as Diaz, director of the Johnson Space Center. Chavira replaces previously cast Nestor Serrano.
Brian Stokes Mitchell has boarded Noah Wyle-starrer PERFECT CITIZEN. It centers on Wyle as Deck, the former general counsel for the NSA who, after his involvement as a whistleblower in an international scandal, embarks on a new career at a storied law firm in Boston. Once there, he must face the reality that half the country thinks he’s our greatest patriot and the other half thinks he’s a traitor. Mitchell has been cast as Paul, Deck’s best friend since law school, a powerful ally, and Boston power broker who is connected smooth and combines leverage with real charm and a sense of humor.
Mitchell is repped by Paradigm.
Mulligan is repped by WME and Julian Belfrage and Associates in the UK.
BERLIN STATION has tapped Ashley Judd for a series regular role on season two. The contemporary spy drama takes a look at the activity of a CIA office on a global stage in the midst of an investigation into a now-famous whistleblower. It follows Daniel Miller, a new arrival at Berlin’s CIA station who is on a clandestine mission to uncover the source of the Thomas Shaw leaks. Judd has been cast as BB Yates, Berlin’s disarming new Chief of Station, nicknamed “The Station Whisperer” for her itinerant work in the field shoring up CIA stations in moral and corporate disrepair.
Adam Busch has joined ALTERED CARBON for a recurring role. The futuristic drama series is set in the 25th century when the human mind has been digitized and the soul is transferable from one body to the next. Busch has been cast as Mickey, a brilliant, acerbic computer technician working for the Bay City Police Department.
Upcoming drama THE CHI has netted Jahking Guillory for a recurring role. The series is a coming-of-age story that follows a half-dozen interrelated characters in the South Side of Chicago. Guillory has been cast as Coogie, who has a wry sense of humor and a penchant for mischief.
Emily J | TV Editor