A whole bunch of TV castings for some major genre shows has taken place in the past day or so. Amongst the new additions:
Not only has the first picture of Jenna Dewan-Tatum as Lucy Lane in CBS’ “Supergirl” series appeared, but beloved “24” actor Glenn Morshower has been cast in the role of her father General Sam Lane. Additionally, actor Iddo Goldberg has been cast as the advanced android villain Red Tornado who has an affiliation with Sam Lane.
Game of Thrones
Danish actor Pilou Asbaek, best known for his role on the acclaimed political series “Borgen” and as Orsini on Showtime’s “The Borgias,” has scored the role of Euron Greyjoy in the currently filming sixth season of HBO’s fantasy series “Game of Thrones”. Asbaek was spotted filming portions of a major scene in Ballintoy, Northern Ireland. In the books Euron is Theon’s older brother.
Marvel’s Luke Cage
“Sons of Anarchy” star Theo Rossi has joined the cast of Netflix’s upcoming third Marvel series “Luke Cage,” no word on his role. Rosario Dawson is also slated to reprise her “Daredevil” role of Claire Temple on the series.
The nine episode third season of Showtime’s supernatural drama “Penny Dreadful” has added Wes Studi and Patti LuPone as series regulars. LuPone guest-starred in the second season but will take on the new role of American therapist Dr. Seward in the third. Studi will play Kaetenay, an enigmatic Native American with a deep connection to Ethan (Josh Hartnett).
Additionally several major guest stars are being added to the line-up, most notably Shazad Latif (“The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel”) in the role of Dr. Henry Jekyll. Also onboard are Christian Camargo as zoologist Dr. Alexander Sweet, Samuel Barnett as Seward’s mysterious secretary; Jessica Barden as Dorian and Lily’s young acolyte Justine.