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TV Casting: GOTHAM, THE KILLING, AGENT X, SEA OF FIRE, TURN, GRACELAND

Robin Lord Taylor Sean Pertwee Zabryna Guevara Erin Richards

Gotham, The Killing, Agent X, Sea Of Fire, Turn, Graceland have all made recent TV show casting news. These shows air on Netflix, ABC, NBC, AMC, Fox, and USA respectively.

Gotham

Cobblepot [With the brains of a chess grandmaster and the morals of a jackal, Cobblepot is a low-level psychopath for gangster Fish Mooney, and hides his sadistic lust for power behind an exquisitely polite demeanor] will be played by…actor Robin Lord Taylor, while Sean Pertwee will play Alfred [A tough-as-nails ex-marine from East London, Pennyworth has loyally served the Wayne family. Now, in the wake of their tragic deaths, he’s fiercely protective of the young Bruce Wayne — the boy who will eventually become Batman]…Zabryna Guevara [is] Captain Essen, Gordon’s boss at the Gotham City Police Department [Essen balances the two worlds of police and politics with a Machiavellian skill that’s as much corporate litigator as cop], and Erin Richards as Barbara Kean, Gordon’s finance [A sophisticated emergency doctor, Kean stands by her husband amid the corrupt world of Gotham]. [Donal Logue] plays Detective Harvey Bullock, Gordon’s rough-around-the-edges partner and mentor who plays loose with police procedure, but he gets results … and he does it with old-school, forceful panache.

The Killing

Gregg Henry has been promoted to a regular for the fourth and final season of The Killing on Netflix. He will reprise his role as Detective Carl Reddick, which he originated as a recurring last season, appearing in 10 of the 12 episodes from Season 3 on AMC.

Gracepoint

Sarah-Jane Potts (Felicity) has joined Fox’s 10-hour event series Gracepoint, a remake of the UK’s Broadchurch. She will play Gemma, a sharp and flirty British woman who owns the town’s hotel where Detective Emmett Carver (David Tennant) is staying.

Damaged Goods

Steve Talley is set as one of the leads in Lauren Iungerich’s ABC comedy pilot Damaged Goods.

Marry Me

John Gemberling has been added to Marry Me, NBC’s single-camera comedy pilot from David Caspe…Gemberling…will play Gil, Jake’s best friend, who’s divorced and pines over his ex-girlfriend.

Sea Of Fire

Christina Chang…is staying at the [ABC] network with a regular role in drama pilot Sea Of Fire…will play the mother of the troubled boyfriend of the vanished girl who is suspected in her disappearance.

How To Get Away With Murder

Jack Falahee, Alfred Enoch and Karla Souza have been cast in ABC/ABC Studios’ drama pilot, How To Get Away With Murder.

Secrets & Lies

Juliette Lewis is set as the female lead opposite Ryan Phillippe in ABC’s drama pilot Secrets & Lies…Lewis will play Detective Andrea Cornell, who is conducting the investigation into the boy’s murder, focusing on Ben[Ryan Phillippe].

Agent X

Sheridan…will play FBI Director Stanton, who is inclined to be patronizing and disdainful, especially in Natalie’s direction. The role, originally envisioned as a recurring, has been made regular for Sheridan.

Guilt By Association

The L Word alumna Rose Rollins is set as one of the leads in TNT’s legal drama pilot Guilt By Association…[Rose Rollins will play a] stylish female prosecutor Toni LaCollette

A To Z

Cristin Milioti has been tapped as the female lead in NBC romantic comedy pilot A To Z…A To Z follows the relationship between a young couple, Andrew and Zelda (Milioti), from meeting to breakup. Zelda, is “the realist” in the relationship, a lawyer at a small, public-advocacy law firm. Alternately serious and hilarious, Zelda believes she controls her own destiny, loves being a grown-up and doesn’t understand why anyone over 20 would go see an animated movie or eat ice cream sundaes.

Graceland

[Emily Rose will play] play Jessica Foster, the FBI’s sexy and forceful Assistant Deputy Director who’s both Mike’s (Aaron Tveit) superior and his ally (and potential love interest).

Turn

Actress Idara Victor (Vegas) has booked a recurring role in AMC‘s new series Turn. She’ll play Abigail, a 26-year-old African American woman who was sold into the Strong household at the age of 13 and grew up alongside Anna Strong (Heather Lind), becoming her confidante and her housemaid.

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Source: Variety, Deadline (1, 2, 3, 4)

 

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