James Tupper and Anne Heche have signed on to star as husband and wife in the Canadian post-apocalyptic thriller series AFTERMATH that will air in the U.S. on Syfy. The series follows the real-life couple as Joshua and Karen Copeland who, along with their three teenagers, must battle for survival after civilization comes to an apocalyptic end, triggered by devastating natural disasters – and the rise of supernatural creatures.
Tim Matheson and Cynthia Nixon have signed on to play President Ronald Reagan and Nancy Reagan in National Geographic’s adaptation of the Bill O’Reilly book KILLING REAGAN. The book is the latest in a series that includes Killing Lincoln, Killing Kennedy, and Killing Jesus which were all adapted by NatGeo and have been their most-watched programs.
THE PATH’s Paul James has been promoted to series regular for season two. He plays Sean Egan, a young member of the Meyerist Movement whose tragic past has led him to the New York compound where he finds love in fellow novice Mary Cox.
James is repped by Authentic Talent Management and SDB Partners.
Season two of DARK MATTER from Syfy is bringing back Shaun Sipos for season two, upping him to a series regular role. The series follows six people who wake up on a derelict spaceship with no memories of who they are or how they got onboard.
Carlos Bardem has been tapped for the lead role in AMC’s THE SON. Based on the Philipp Meyer novel, the series tells the story of America’s birth as a superpower through the bloody rise and fall of one Texas family.
Emily J | Staff writer