Samantha Logan is set to star in RECOVERY ROAD. The drama follows Logan’s character Maddie Graham who has a reputation as a party girl who doesn’t think she has a problem until she’s confronted by her guidance counselor and is forced to choose between expulsion and rehab. Logan is repped by Innovative Artists.
Also joining RECOVERY ROAD are Kyla Pratt and Justin Prentice. Pratt will play Trish Collins, Maddie’s roommate at the rehab facility while Prentice will play Dallas, the popular but devious high school bad boy. Pratt is repped by Stone Manners Salners while Prentice is with The Corsa Agency and More/Medavoy.
Dreama Walker will co-star in COCKED, a dramedy starring Sam Trammell. The series centers on Richard Paxson, a Washington DC management consultant who is estranged from his father and brother but is pulled back into the family’s gun manufacturing business after an attempted hostile takeover. Walker will play the father’s illegitimate daughter who works in marketing for the business and butts heads with Richard. She is repped by Gersh.
Josh Stewart has been cast as the male lead in HYSTERIA, a drama centering on an exceptionally bright but socially awkward neurologist/psychiatrist who travels to her hometown to investigate a mysterious epidemic that spreads through technology. Stewart will play a local man trying to reconnect with his family after he had an affair with the babysitter. Stewart is repped by ICM.
“The Wire” alum Seth Gilliam joins THE WALKING DEAD as a series regular. He will play Michael Todd, a man with two sides, turning on his friendly humorous side as quickly as his haunted, secretive side. Gilliam is repped by Gersh and McGowan Management.
“Breaking Bad” spin-off BETTER CALL SAUL adds Patrick Fabian, Rhea Seehorn and Michael Mando to the cast. Fabian, repped by The Kohner Agency and Don Spradlin, will play Burt, a Kennedy-esque lawyer; Seehorn, repped by Phoenix Artists and Untitled Entertainment, will play an attorney named Beth; Mando will play Spanish speaking career criminal Eddie.
Damon Wayans Jr. will stay on NEW GIRL as a series regular. Wayans plays Coach and appeared in the show’s first season but dropped out because his show “Happy Endings” had been renewed. Wayans is repped by WME.
Will Yun Lee has been cast in TRUE BLOOD for a major recurring role for its final season. He will play Mr. Gus, a Japanese businessman living in Texas who is out for revenge and will do anything to get it. Lee is repped by APA and Zero Gravity Management.
Casey Affleck is set to star in the six hour HBO mini-series LEWIS AND CLARK. Based on the Stephen E. Ambrose book “Undaunted Courage,” the series will tell the story of Meriwether Lewis and William Clark as they traverse the uncharted territory on a mission to deliver President Jefferson’s message of sovereignty as they search for an all water route to the Pacific. Affleck will star as Lewis and is repped by WME.
Johnathon Schaech joins the cast of mini-series TEXAS RISING. The series will center around the Texas Revolution against Mexico and the rise of the now legendary Texas Rangers. Schaech will play Colonel Sherman, the blustering Kentucky aristocrat who challenges Sam Houston at every turn. Schaech is repped by APA and The Schiff Company.
Damian Lewis will play Henry VIII in WOLF HALL. The six part mini-series follows the meteoric rise of Thomas Cromwell in the Tudor court who went on to become Henry VIII’s closest advisor. Lewis joins Mark Rylance as Cromwell. He is repped by Markham, Froggatt and Irwin and UTA.
Jocko Sims has been cast in a reurring role on MASTERS OF SEX. He will play Robert, who is introduced to Libby through his sister who works in the Masters’ home. Sims is repped by APA and Benedetti Management.
Billy Eichner will star in DIFFICULT PEOPLE, a series he created with Julie Klausner, who will also join the cast. The series follows the duo as frustrated comedians and best friends living in New York who hate everyone except each other. Amy Poehler will executive produce the comedy. Eichner is repped by WME and 3 Arts Entertainment.