Hiroyuki Sanada will appear alongside Halle Berry in EXTANT. Berry stars as an astronaut who returns home after a year-long solo space mission. Her attempts to reconnect with her friends and family lead to events that will change the course of history. Sanada will play a wealthy tech guru who worked to turn all space programs into a single entity. He last appeared in “The Wolverine” and can next be seen in “47 Ronin” and the Syfy series “Helix.” He is repped by CAA.
Jamie Lee Curtis, Rob Reiner, Angela Kinsey and Jessica Chaffin will all be returning for the next season of NEW GIRL, while Ben Falcone will be making his first appearance as Mike a condescending bartender. Falcone appeared in the films “The Heat” and “Bridesmaids” and is writing and directing “Tammy” with his wife Melissa McCarthy. He is repped by CAA.
Jack Black and Tim Robbins will star in THE BRINK, a dark comedy centering on three men who band together to save the world from a geopolitical crisis that could lead to World War III. Black will play a foreign service officer while Robbins will play Walter Hollander, the U.S. Secretary of State. The duo make of two-thirds of the leading men. “School of Rock” star Black was last seen in “Bernie” and “The Big Year” and is repped by WME. Robbins has recently appeared in “The Big Fix” and “Green Lantern” and is with ICM.
Sinqua Walls, Kathrine Narducci and Adam Huss have joined POWER. The project centers on James St. Patrick, a successful NYC club owner and entrepreneur who is also a drug kingpin. Walls will play a once promising basketballs star who now works as St. Patrick’s chauffeur. Narducci will play a U.S. attorney keeping tabs on the drug trade and Huss will play St. James’ club owner. Walls has starred on “Teen Wolf” and “The Secret Life of the American Teenager” and is repped by Innovative Artists. Narducci was in “The Sopranos” and will next be seen in the film adaptation of “Jersey Boys.” She is with Headline Talent Agency and Clear Talent Group. Huss has had small roles in “NCIS” and “Femme Fatales” and is repped by Sovereign Talent Group. La La Anthony, Andy Bean and Debbi Morgan. Anthony will play a friend of St. Patrick’s sister and is repped by APA. Morgan will play St. James’ mother and Bean will play an over-protective boyfriend. Morgan is with Hartig Hilepo Agency.
Matthew Perry will have an undisclosed guest role on the upcoming season of COUGAR TOWN. The guest spot reunites Perry with his “Friends” co-star Courteney Cox. Perry stars in “Go On” and is repped by CAA.