Gotham, With This Ring, CSI: Cyber, and other television productions have all made recent TV show casting, TV movie casting, and TV directing news. These shows and movies air on CBS, Fox, Lifetime, and Hallmark Movies and Mysteries Channel.
CSI: Cyber (CBS)
Peter MacNicol is returning to CBS with a co-starring role on another crime procedural, CSI: Cyber. MacNicol is set as a regular on the upcoming series opposite Patricia Arquette and Charley Koontz.
Inspired by the work of real-life CyberPsychologist Mary Aiken, CSI: Cyber centers on Special Agent Avery Ryan (Arquette) who heads the Cyber Crime Division of the FBI, a unit at the forefront of solving illegal activities that start in the mind, live online, and play out in the real world. MacNicol will play Ryan’s supervisor, Assistant Director Stavros Sifter, a career FBI insider and savvy networker who quickly rose up the ranks and positioned himself in a job where he is the clearinghouse between FBI Cyber and all other branches of government.
David Zayas is joining the cast of Fox‘s Batman prequel drama series Gotham as a recurring. He will play DC Comics character Mob Boss Salvatore Maroni, one of the city’s most dangerous gangsters. In the Batman mythology, Maroni is a street operator who clawed his way into controlling the city’s drug trade and unions. He is second only to Carmine Falcone in power and reach, and second to none in his appetite for violence. In time, Maroni will develop into one of Batman’s first enemies and become infamous as the man responsible for disfiguring DA Harvey Dent, leading to his transformation into Two-Face. But for now, as he strives to gain more territory in Gotham, he’ll find himself on a crash course with his rival Falcone (John Doman) for control of the city.
With This Ring (Lifetime)
Brooklyn Sudano has booked a lead role in Lifetime’s original movie With This Ring…Written and directed by Nzingha Stewart (The Game)…Sudano…will play Elise, the bride-to-be getting married who relies on her best friends to get her down the aisle when she gets a little case of cold feet.
The Christmas Shepherd (Hallmark Movies and Mysteries Channel)
Teri Polo…is set for a lead role in original movie The Christmas Shepherd, set to debut on Hallmark Movies and Mysteries Channel later this year. Polo will play Sally Browing, a children’s book author and illustrator who’s devastated when her beloved German Shepherd, Buddy, runs away during a thunderstorm. Buddy miraculous ends up in Boston with Mark Green (Martin Cummins) and his teenage daughter who are recovering from losing his wife and her mother three years ago. Browing connects with Mark and Emma in her search for Buddy and everyone is given the best Christmas present possible, the gift of Love.
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