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TV Casting: THE SIMPSONS, X-FILES, Elodie Yung is Elektra in DAREDEVIL

Elodie Yung Daredevil Gi Marvel Comics

The Simpsons, X-Files, Daredevil, and other TV productions have made recent TV show casting, TV movie casting, and TV directing news. These shows and movies air on AMC, HBO, and Fox.

Daredevil (Netflix)

Elodie Yung (“G.I. Joe: Retaliation,” “District 13: Ultimatum”) joins the next season of “Marvel’s Daredevil”

Yung will play Elektra, a mysterious woman from Matt Murdock’s past whose dangerous and exotic ways may be more than he can handle. The first season of “Marvel’s Daredevil” made reference to Elektra, but now Yung will portray one of Daredevil’s fan-favorite characters.

Empire (Fox)

Singer Kelly Rowland has joined the cast for the second season of the wildly popular drama

Rowland will appear in a flashback sequence, playing the mother of Lucious Lyon (Terrence Howard).

X-Files (Fox)

Rhys Darby will appear in the upcoming “X-Files” miniseries

Darby will play a man whom Mulder suspects in a series of what appear to be animal attacks.

Castle (ABC)

Toks Olagundoye has joined the cast of ABC drama Castle as a new series regular in Season 8. She will play Hayley Vargas, a quick-witted, free-spirited, former Scotland Yard police officer who works as a security specialist and is not afraid to cross lines to get things done.

Wicked City (ABC)

Jeremy Sisto has been tapped for the lead role of Detective Jack Roth in ABC’s new fall crime drama Wicked City. In this recasting, the Suburgatory alum is taking over the role of the conflicted cop played by Adam Rothenberg in the pilot.


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