Berlin Station, Quantico, Celebrity Apprentice, and other TV productions have made recent TV show casting, TV movie casting, and TV directing news. These shows and movies air on Epix and ABC.
Game of Thrones (HBO)
Essie Davis has landed a role on Season 6 of HBO’s “Game of Thrones”
she will play an actress in a troupe who portrays a version of Cersei (played by Lena Headey on the show).
Richard E. Grant will play the actor portraying Cersei’s late husband, Robert Baratheon
Jacob Artist has joined ABC’s “Quantico” in a recurring role
The actor will have a multi-episode arc as an FBI trainee on the series
Berlin Station (Epix)
Richard Armitage and Michelle Forbes have been cast in the upcoming Epix espionage series “Berlin Station”
Armitage…will play CIA case officer Daniel Meyer, who arrives at the CIA foreign station in Berlin on a mission to uncover the source of a leak who has supplied information to a now-famous whistleblower.
Forbes…will play Valerie Edwards, the section head of the Berlin station.
Scream Queens (Fox)
Patrick Schwarzenegger is joining the cast of “Scream Queens.”
there are no details on the actor’s role in the show
Celebrity Apprentice (NBC)
NBC is replacing Donald Trump with [Arnold Schwarzenegger] on Celebrity Apprentice.
NBC announced Arnold Schwarzenegger…is taking over for Trump as chief mentor/executioner on its reality competition series.
The twice-elected California governor/former body builder/international movie star will take over the board room when the series returns to the network for the 2016-17 season.
From NBC’s announcement:
“We are thrilled to be opening a powerful new chapter in the story of the ‘Apprentice’ franchise,” said Paul Telegdy, President, Alternative and Late Night Programming, NBC Entertainment. “Arnold Schwarzenegger is the epitome of a global brand in entertainment and business, and his accomplishments in the political arena speak for themselves. It was Arnold’s personal passion for the format that Mark Burnett and Donald Trump built over the last decade, as well as his fresh take on how to take it to new heights for today’s audiences, that made him the man to hire. ‘The Celebrity Apprentice’ … will be back!”
“The Apprentice” franchise is one of the most successful reality formats in television history. In “The Celebrity Apprentice,” business-savvy celebrity contestants work in teams and are asked to perform various tasks and win challenges, all the while employing a business model that promotes teamwork and, hopefully, ends with a financially successful outcome – all for a worthy charity. Contestants are subjected to long hours, grueling deadlines, intellectual challenges, personality clashes and intense scrutiny. Each task will end in the boardroom, where contestants must account for their actions or risk being “fired” by the host until one remains.
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