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Undercover, Shooter, Game of Thrones, and other TV productions have made recent TV show casting, TV movie casting, and TV directing news. These shows and movies air on BBC, USA, and HBO.

Game of Thrones (HBO)

Freddie Stroma has joined the cast of Game of Thrones as Dickon Tarly, the younger brother of Samwell Tarly.

Dickon [is] described him as “athletic, a good hunter,” and “not particularly bright.” Dickon is, as he was in the ASOIAF novels, the favored child of Samwell’s stern father Randyll.

According to the agency CV of British actor Richard E. Grant, the actor’s most recent television work is on Game of Thrones. A role is not listed…There are many roles left unfilled at this point, as HBO has not been hugely forthcoming about season 6 casting. We still don’t know who is playing Randyll Tarly, Aeron Greyjoy, the actors of the theatre troupe…, Lord Karstark or Smalljon Umber, and several more characters.

Undercover (BBC)

Dennis Haysbert has joined BBC One drama Undercover.

Haysbert plays a man who has been on death row for 20 years, falsely imprisoned for murder. Maya (Okonedo) can only watch as her dearest friend and client refuses to go quietly, urging her to fight the deep-grained injustices that have tainted two decades of his life.

Chicago Med (NBC)

Chicago Med has completed its new female cast additions with the hire of Marlyne Barrett (The Wire)…Barrett will play Maggie, a multi-tasking force of nature, a battle-ax with wit and sass.

Shooter (USA)

Emily Rios has been cast opposite Ryan Phillippe in the USA Network drama pilot Shooter

Written by John Hlavin (Underworld: Awakening) based on the 2007 Paramount feature starring Wahlberg as well as Stephen Hunter’s novel Point Of Impact, the action drama centers on Bob Lee Swagger (Phillippe), an off-the-grid former Marine sniper who is coaxed into action to thwart the killing of the President. Rios will play Nadine Memphis, an ambitious young FBI agent who unravels a conspiracy with Bob Lee Swagger (Phillippe), an off-the-grid former Marine sniper, that puts a target on her back and forces her to form an uneasy alliance with him.

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