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TV Casting: GET SHORTY, THE LAST SHIP, Paul Reiser, Sean Astin, & Linnea Berthelsen in STRANGER THINGS

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Get Shorty, The Last Ship, Stranger Things, and other TV Casting

Get Shorty, The Last Ship, Stranger Things, and other TV productions have made recent TV show casting, TV movie casting, and TV directing news. These shows and movies air on Epix, TNT, and Netflix. Beware of spoilers in these casting announcements.

Stranger Things (Netflix)

Paul Reiser has been cast as Dr. Owens. Dr. Owens is employed by the Department of Energy in a top position. During Season 2, Dr. Owens is tasked with cleaning up the events of last season.

Sean Astin has been cast as Bob Newby. Bob manages a RadioShack in the town of Hawkins. Bob is a former high-school classmate of Hopper and Joyce.

Linnea Berthelsen has been cast as Roman. Roman has magnetic personality but is emotionally troubled due to a loss that she suffered in her youth. Roman shares a connection with the lab in Hwakins, though she is not a resident of the town.

Curb Your Enthusiasm (HBO)

Ted Danson and Mary Steenburgen will return for the comedy series’ Ninth Season. The duo will be playing themselves.

Get Shorty (Epix)

Sarah Stiles has been cast as Gladys. Gladys is the on-point secretary of Romano,  a low quality film producer in Hollywood.

She’s edgier than your typical secretary, blunt, to the point, and armed with a dry sense of humor, who dresses like she’s stumbled out of a Jersey nightclub.

The Last Ship (TNT)

Jonathan Howard has been cast as James Fletcher. James Fletcher is a MI-6 agent and a commander in the British Royal Navy. The survival of the planet depends on Fletcher working with the crew of USS Nathan James to recover stolen items.

American Crime (ABC)

Dallas Roberts has been cast as Carson Hesby. Carson Hesby is the husband of Jeanette Hesby (Felicity Huffman).

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