Oscar-winning actor Adrien Brody is joining Season 4 of the BBC Two series PEAKY BLINDERS. The period drama series follows a gangster family who, last we saw, was rising high in the ranks of society. Brody’s character is being kept under wraps but he’ll be joining the likes of Cillian Murphy and Tom Hardy.
BULL, which was recently renewed along with a whole slew of series, has added Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Dollhouse‘s Eliza Dushku to the cast. She will appear in a three-episode arc with the possibility of being upped to series regular in Season 2. She will play the head of a criminal defense firm who lead character Jason Bull (Michael Weatherly) hires when a member of his team faces prison.
Another actor has joined the upcoming comedy pilot REAL LIFE: The Loop star Bret Harrison. In the show, which follows a pair of twentysomething friends who find themselves suddenly working in the same office, Harrison will play Arnie, a friend and roommate of Drew, one of the main characters.
For Season 2 of WESTWORLD, recurring cast member Talulah Riley has been promoted to series regular. Her character, Angela, is a host who welcomes guests to the world. The show was renewed for a ten-episode second season.
The Netflix original series UNBREAKABLE KIMMY SCHMIDT has added several names to their list of guest stars for Season 3, including: Daveed Diggs, Laura Dern, Rachel Dratch, Ray Liotta, Andrea Martin, and Maya Rudolph. The third season premieres on May 19.
Diggs is repped by WME and Brookside Artist Management.
Dern is repped by CAA and Untitled Entertainment.
Dratch is repped by Paradigm.
Liotta is repped by UTA and Untitled Entertainment.
Martin is repped by Innovative Artists and Oscars Abrams Zimel & Associates in Canada.
Rudolph is repped by WME and 3 Arts Entertainment.
Saturday Night Live‘s Bobby Moynihan is set to voice the lead character in Syfy’s upcoming animated series HAPPY! based on the graphic novel by Grant Morrison and Darick Robertson. The character is aptly named Happy the Horse and he’s a blue unicorn with an endlessly cheerful personality.
White House Down actor Falk Hentschel is set for a recurring role in THE ALIENIST. The series stars Daniel Brühl and Luke Evans as their characters investigate the murder of male prostitutes in 1896 New York City. Hentschel will play Biff Ellison, a mobster who runs bars and brothels in the city.
Anya Crittenton | Associate Editor