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Film & TV Casting: PATRICK MELROSE, THE LION KING, Isabella Amara In AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR

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Patrick Melrose, The Lion King, Avengers: Infinity War And Other Film And TV Casting News

Patrick Melrose, The Lion King, Avengers: Infinity War, and other films and TV shows have made recent casting news.

These productions come from studios based primarily in the United States. The castings are subject to change.

Avengers: Infinity War

Isabella Amara reveals that she will reprise her Spider-Man: Homecoming role as Sally Avril for the upcoming crossover film Avengers: Infinity War. The actress explained that although the next two Avengers movies will be shot back to back she will only appear in Infinity War. Amara is known for her role in Wilson.

The Lion King

John Oliver is set to lend his voice as Zazu in Jon Favreau’s live-action remake of The Lion King. The movie will be Favreau’s second reboot of a classic Disney property. Oliver joins a cast that includes Donald Glover, James Earl Jones, and Billy Eichner.

Patrick Melrose

Jennifer Jason Leigh and Hugo Weaving have both been added to the cast of Showtime’s upcoming series Patrick Melrose. The two will play the parents of the titular character, who will be portrayed by Academy Award-nominee Benedict Cumberbatch.

Good Girl

Christina Hendricks has been cast as one of the leads in NBC’s planned drama Good Girls.

The Oath

JJ Soria is set to play Officer Pete Ramos in Crackle’s upcoming drama series The Oath.

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Reggie Peralta

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When I'm not working towards my certificate in Radio and Television/Video Production at Fullerton College, I enjoy reading (horror, science fiction, and historical/political nonfiction are particular favorites), participating in my school's TV and theatre clubs, attending movie screenings, plays, concerts, and other events, and trying to come up with pithy things to say on social media. Believe it or not, there are occasions where I find time to write for my own leisure.

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